Book Club: Hillbilly Elegy

This one hit home for me. I picked this one up on recommendation from my friends Jacqueline and Lynn. Hillbilly Elegy, in a nutshell, talks about how “hill people” of Appalachia migrated north to Ohio, often “until the car broke down” to find opportunity. The book provides a lot of…

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Book Club: Avery

It would be a strange way to start a book review by talking about a Docuseries. But, being strange hasn’t scared me before. I am a huge fan of the Netflix Docuseries “Making A Murder.” The internet television show follows the story of Steven Avery, a salvage yard owner who…

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The Beginning of the Book Club

I know what you’re thinking. Why on earth is Kolt writing about books? Partially, it’s to spark more conversation than what I see on my Facebook feed that is “Drop good books below” and people aimlessly regurgitating their libraries (guilty as charged.) I really enjoy reading. Of course, when I…

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Memories Left Hanging

It can be argued that the world is in a state of unrest. Social Media is very rapidly becoming “here’s where you can find toilet paper.” The authorities are being called over a jar of peanut butter in the grocery store. Our county’s Emergency Operations Center is open and activated…

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Truth, Trooper, Tough, Top Shelf

This is Ohio State Fair week number two. I have about a million things going on at the moment, and really should be asleep ahead of another big day tomorrow. This required putting a stop to it all, even if just long enough to write this post. Today, I made…

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Stepping In and Box Seats

This winter, I found myself glued to my computer screen one Saturday evening. “What are you watching?” my confused roommate asked. “It’s a show choir competition. Kenton is competing soon,” I replied without shifting my gaze from the screen. As my roommate resumed whatever he was doing (and probably certifying…

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