Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cincinnati, Ohio

"Cincinnati is more of an acquired taste.  I actually lived here for two years for school and really hated it.  But I went away and realized I missed it.  So I came back.  It's a real rag-tag kind of city full of all kinds of people.  You just have to find your place in it."

“Cincinnati is more of an acquired taste. I actually lived here for two years for school and hated it. But I went away and realized I missed it. So I came back. It’s a real rag-tag kind of city full of all kinds of people. You just have to find your place in it.”

Cincinatti, Ohio

"My favorite animal is the warthog. The first one I got was from my boyfriend a long time ago.  He gave it to me as we were driving in the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee... and it just kind of stuck."

My favorite animal is the warthog. The first one I got was from my boyfriend a long time ago. He gave it to me as we were driving in the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee… and it just kind of stuck.”

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One shelf of the collection.

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The first one.

A bit of a funny update…

Hey Humans! It is me, Alyssa, here. It looks like the city of Ashtabula, Ohio & Canada like you all quite a bit. They’ve put us on the inter-web, in print, & on the radio waves. And while, as you can see, I am quite behind in posting (I apologize- the rest are coming soon, I promise)- I rolled into Owen Sound, Ontario late last night-the ultimate terminus on the Underground Railroad. I’m hunkering down for a couple of days to soak it all in, before heading down to Ann Arbor, Michigan. My final destination. Whew. What a ride. My legs need a little rest. Keep in touch on here. Hearing from each of you makes my day. Love to you all!

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The Story:  http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1396870198/Lady-rides-bike-along-Underground-Railroad

OntarioMorning @CBCOntMorning  Marking another piece of history. Tracing route of underground railroad. @humansoftheUR shared her journey from U-S to #OwenSound. (if my voice isn't too terribly annoying when I listen to it, I'll post the Podcast when it is available as well)

OntarioMorning @CBCOntMorning 

Marking another piece of history. Tracing route of underground railroad. @humansoftheUR shared her journey from U-S to #OwenSound. (if my voice isn’t too terribly annoying when I listen to it, I’ll post the Podcast when it is available as well)

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The Story:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/following-underground-railroad-by-bike-repeats-kindnesses-1.2664922

 

Cincinnati, Ohio @ the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

"We came here back in high school and after we were here, our principal was really impacted by this painting.  He wanted it up in our school. So he got transparencies of it.  We were really interested in art, so we helped out and painted it at our high school.  It is still there today. We came back today to the museum with our university.  We are seniors this year."

“We came here back in high school and after we were here, our principal was really impacted by this painting. He wanted it up in our school. So he got transparencies of it. The both of us were interested in art, so we helped out and painted it at our high school.  It took us two to three months, and it was a lot of work.  But it is still there today. We came back today to the museum with our university. We are seniors this year.”

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