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6/26/2014 12:00 AM
Around Town: 6-26
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
SUMMER Solstice, June 21, was not the day for the typical trip to the Toledo Museum of Art to see paintings, sculpture, and glass. Taking center stage was the Art of Video Games exhibit from the Smithsonian American Art Museum presented by Hanson Inc. It was the opening celebration gala attended by about 1,200 enthusiasts and curious minds. …

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Watering tips for summer
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Morning or night? That is the question. Do you water your lawn and garden in the morning or at night? …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Outlook is delightfully Grimm for duck stamp
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Adam Grimm will be in Washington on Friday as a central figure in all of the pomp and circumstance that goes along with having his artwork featured on the 2014-15 Federal Duck Stamp. The formal “First Day of Sale” ceremony takes place at the Department of the Interior in the heart of our nation’s capital with dignitaries, a lot …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Board of Elections is no 
place for hacks
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Many years ago, as a whippersnapper, I worked briefly in the office of the late Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy. The senator was many things: a writer and poet who could read and play music and who also once played semi-professional baseball. A renaissance man, really. …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
The salt of the matter
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
One of our editors had asked me recently about the differences among salts: kosher salt, sea salt, table salt. Since a reader left me a voicemail with the very same question soon after, it seemed that the universe was speaking to me. When the universe speaks to me, I try to listen. And then I talk, when it‘s my turn …

6/23/2014 12:00 AM
Some evangelists miss the point
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I was approached recently in the parking lot of a local park by a courtly, elderly man and his two female companions. They cheerfully greeted me, told me that God loves me, and handed me literature. …