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Christmas craft photos needed

Christmas craft photos needed

Do you have photos of some of your favorite Christmas crafts? We want to see them. Share them on Facebook.com/thesaltmagazine or email them to [email protected] Include a caption, your name and the town in which you live. All entries received will be considered for future publication in Salt magazine. For more information, contact Lora Abernathy, […]

Hillsboro Ground Swell teaches cooking, food preservation

Hillsboro Ground Swell teaches cooking, food preservation

Educational initiative in Hillsboro focuses on ‘mentoring and hands-on learning’ By Sarah Allen Photo courtesy of Analena Bruce Sarah Allen/Salt magazine HILLSBORO — Hillsboro residents had the chance this past summer to dig into organic lifestyles through a six-month program that offered classes ranging from cooking with kale to preserving produce. Hosted by the Freedom […]

Lost Acres, Triple B Ranch harbor hope for abused horses in Chillicothe

Lost Acres, Triple B Ranch harbor hope for abused horses in Chillicothe

By Valerie LK Martin Valerie LK Martin/Salt magazine Valerie LK Martin/Salt magazine Valerie LK Martin/Salt magazine Valerie LK Martin/Salt magazine CHILLICOTHE — Most people cannot imagine harming animals, especially those with whom they share homes. Yet, it happens all too often. Horse mistreatment is no different. Most owners of horses are attracted to their special […]

Along for the ride

Along for the ride

Ohio’s Scenic Bike Trails may be best in nation By Gary Brock XENIA — Angie and Dan Gerlach carefully unloaded their two long and low recumbent bicycles out of their station wagon in the parking lot of the Xenia Bicycle Station — the “mile zero” starting point for the Little Miami Scenic Trail. “Today, we’re […]

Food adventures in Ohio — underground

Food adventures in Ohio — underground

By Monica Schultz Guests rate the April dinner while enjoying espresso or tea. La Embajada serves criollo, a term that defines Argentinean cuisine as being descended from European influences, especially Spanish and Italian. Hostess Monica Fabregat greets guests inside her foyer before the meal. DAYTON — If you’re looking for an authentic international experience on […]

The artists above The Murphy

The artists above The Murphy

Locals use space in historic downtown Wilmington theater to work, teach By David Wright Mary Beth Thorngren paints in her studio above The Murphy Theatre. Jeff Becker works on a sculpture of a wolf in his Murphy Theatre studio. It was Pablo Picasso who once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of […]

New Vienna’s John and Marty Riley foster filmmaking

New Vienna’s John and Marty Riley foster filmmaking

By Beverly Drapalik   Setting shot with Marty’s son, actor Jon Briddell. A scene from “The Line Shack.” John and Marty Riley at the 2014 Bare Bones International Film Festival. Home in New Vienna. John in a scene From “Night Song.” NEW VIENNA — Clinton County is known for its farms, produce, relaxed atmosphere — […]

Horder

Horder

My name is Kay and I’m a hoarder. There, I said it. I’m not the kind of hoarder that keeps so much stuff piled up that you need a snow blower and three machetes just to cut a swath through the living room. I have no trouble discarding magazines, clothes and faulty small appliances. I […]

How I Wish For Words

How I Wish For Words

How I wish for words. Real words, not just the ones that Mame pens for me. I long for words that drift from my own mouth and float softly on the air and find their way, landing in the ears of those whose hearts need the healing oil of the sweet truth. I have been […]