Discovering Dayton & Five Favorite Places

IMG_3175 (1)
View of downtown Dayton.

Now that we’ve lived in Dayton for two whole months, I’ve been able to explore some of the city’s famous landmarks and better understand the place they call “Gem City”. The history of this area is so fascinating, especially as its pivotal role as the birthplace of aviation.

Continue reading “Discovering Dayton & Five Favorite Places”

Three Midwest Myths Busted

IMG_3361
View of downtown Dayton and Miami River.

Now that I’ve been a Ohioan for a whole month, I’d like to bust some myths that my West Coast friends and acquaintances have been asking me about living in Dayton. To be fair, not everyone on the West Coast thinks these stereotypes are true. But most of my friends have never been to the Ohio, so there is a general curiosity/confusion. I’ve been receiving the same three questions often enough that I felt it was only fair to address them head-on:

Continue reading “Three Midwest Myths Busted”