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Sober Chronicles with Marc Lee Shannon

Sober Chronicles | The Art of Practicing

By Marc Lee Shannon When I was 14, I took a trip with my sister back to her home in the San Bernardino Valley in Southern California that lasted for about a month. Along for the ride was my really terrible ...
Six Feet Adrianne Rae

Six Feet | Adrianne Rae

words and photos by Ilenia Pezzaniti Adrianne Rae is a 34-year-old artist living in Akron. She sits on the sidewalk in front of an apartment building texting and listening to music, and is about to go on a ...
Beaver Marsh ducklings

A writer and a wildlife photographer go to Beaver Marsh

words by Steve Van Auken, photos by Marty Rogers Parents struggling with kids in advanced stages of cabin fever can now get federal aid. We're not talking about financial help. We're talking about access...

Crooked River Reflections | Improving Access to Nature

How biomimicry may help people with disabilities enjoy the Cuyahoga Valley National Park by Arrye Rosser, Cuyahoga Valley National Park About an hour into my conversation with Colleen Unsworth, it dawned...

Trouble With Old People | Staying Competitive

by Steve Van Auken I get out of my car and I see that my workout today will not begin in the cardio room. It begins here, in the parking lot. A young woman, yoga bag on her shoulder, is approaching the gym ...