“Even Lady Downall was the same in some respects. I remember asking her if I could borrow a book from her library to read, and I can see now the surprised look on her face. She said, ‘Yes, of course, certainly you can, Margaret,’ adding, ‘but I didn’t know you read.’ They knew [...]
Something about living in an old Dayton house (built 1914) makes me more interested than ever about Dayton history. I recently picked up A History of The Barney & Smith Car Company of Dayton, Ohio (written in March of 1911) at the library and after 20 pages or so realized that they were [...]
- Advice told by Abdulrahman Zeitoun to author Dave Eggers, Zeitoun
I just started and finished an amazing book about Hurricane Katrina called Zeitoun by Dave Eggers. I have to admit, I thought it was going to be the story of one family’s struggle [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 27 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.