Articles by: Joe Dudeck


What am I breathing in today? Life’s all around me. How am I inhaling it, taking it deep inside me and releasing it back for someone else to absorb? I’ve been asking myself these questions over and over and over again. The inquiry began about a year ago when I […]

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Three Hours

  I got up today and decided to keep track of the amount of effort I exert to access and use water on a daily basis. Here’s what I tracked in the first 3 hours of my day:   Commode—Distance: 32.5 Feet Traversing through the darkness at 6:30A, I stumble […]

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Zaharakos: Where the Schmaltz is Made

  Schmaltz. Sounds like a good beverage, right? Look it up, though, and it’s actually a noun meaning excessive sentimentality, particularly related to music. And I couldn’t think of a better word to describe Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor in downtown Columbus. Click here to read on.  

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