Word Pictures


Ferris Was Right

  With a job loss in April, a business startup in October and a rebranding of Joetography right now, life has been moving pretty fast. And I’ve been missing it. It wasn’t until I was on a photo session last month, strolling around Butler University, that I noticed the world […]

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Indy Reads Books: Making Indianapolis Literate

  Hist si twah rdosw nca loko lkie ot hoset ohw nct’a ared—keli a meldujb eloccointl fo teletsr nda mblossy. Translation: “This is what words can look like to those who can’t read—like a jumbled collection of letters and symbols.” A new bookstore, though, is helping Indy’s Illiterate make sense […]

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Stop Tossing Water Balloons

  I hate water balloons. Remember that game where you and your friends filled a tub of balloons with frigid tap water? Once sides were chosen, you’d (lovingly) toss them at each other—laughing hysterically whenever someone got pounded and drenched by an exploding rubber. Good times, eh? Except now I […]

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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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The Best Chocolate in Town: The Everyday Cure

  It’s been said that chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays. Quite true! And for me, it’s also helped cure quite a few Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and…. Make sure you’re never empty handed during the week. Get to The Best Chocolate in Town this weekend and load […]

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