books, history

Columbus and Prohibition

As someone who lived in Ohio their entire life (until recently, anyway), and spent the bulk of their adulthood in the capital city, I can tell you that Columbus is a study in contradictions. It's a city that prides itself in, well, Pride, having one of the largest Stonewall parades in the country, but it's… Continue reading Columbus and Prohibition

college life

Anywhere but here

Sometimes, when I'm driving on the freeway into Columbus, coming home, or walking the few blocks down Cleveland or Grant to the library, I imagine that I am in Montreal, or London, or Paris. Even New York, so long as it's not Columbus, not Ohio, not the midwest. I can almost fool myself for about… Continue reading Anywhere but here