A Sail on General Patton’s Private Yacht When and If at Put-in-Bay

When and If

It’s not everyday when you get an invite to sail on General Patton’s private yacht When and If, so when that invite comes you say yes immediately, throw on comfy clothes, drive three hours to Northern Ohio at Put-in-Bay, and climb aboard! The When and If  tall ship has received a gorgeous overhaul and will be soon ready to sail around the world- and our sail on Lake Erie was only a taste of the excitement to come! The History Behind When and If General George S. Patton had big dreams…

Seven Places You Won’t Believe Exist in Ohio

Places you won't believe exist in Ohio

Ohio has something for everyone. Seriously. Love the beach? We’ve got them. Love American history? Check. Love checking out movie locations? Done. Here’s seven places you won’t believe exist in Ohio – but totally do.    Think about every movie or television show you’ve seen. Now, think about how many of the characters hail from the Midwest, especially Ohio. Maybe it’s because we live in Ohio and always catch the reference to the Buckeye State, but it’s a very common scenario. Leave it to Beaver ‘s very own Ward Cleaver was a…

Exploring The World’s Largest Geode at Put-in-Bay

I have been an avid fan of crystals and geodes since I was in grade five and my parents took me to a lapidary shop. At the shop, they sold uncut geodes that were simply fascinating to me- unleashed potential that held who-knows-what-sort of stones and crystals. I begged them for an uncut one and they happily purchased one for me. As I watched the shop expert slice through the middle, I don’t remember blinking. In a few minute’s time, but what seemed like forever to me then, the geode…