Ohio Cooperative Living

Ohio Icon: Campus Martius Museum

Campus Martius Museum, Marietta (Photo by Damaine Vonada) Location: Second and Washington streets in Marietta, near the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers. Provenance: After he and other...

The tug is the drug: Hand-lining for walleyes on the Detroit River

Mark Martin with a typical Detroit River walleye. (Photo by Chip Gross) I admit it: I'm hooked on fishing. Like most addicts, I like to believe I can quit at any time — just walk away. But deep down I...

Supporting fallen linemen

Chris Landers, top right, and his mother, Mary, bottom center, with his siblings and father last May. Landers, a lineman from Oklahoma, was killed on the job in 2017. (Photo courtesy of Mary Allison) "I'm...

A lineman’s life

Barry Wisniewski gives a safety demonstration to a young attendee at Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting of members. Being a lineman is more than a profession; it's a description of...

Learning our lessons

Our COLT training facility allows for hands-on apprentice and journeyman lineworker training for Ohio linemen. As spring blooms across Ohio, we also prepare for the inevitable thunderstorms that accompany...

Sweet and simple: Five-ingredient treats

S'mores Pie (photo by Catherine Murray) Who says decadent desserts have to be complicated? These five-ingredient sweet treats are as simple as they are...

Equine Disneyland: The Kentucky Horse Park

Go For Gin, the second-oldest living Kentucky Derby winner, greets visitors daily to his home in Kentucky Horse Park. (Photo by James Shambhu, courtesy of Kentucky Horse Park.) The horse is Kentucky's...

Natural appeal: The Kelleys Island Audubon Club

The Kelleys Island Audubon Club attracts visitors to the island by showcasing its beauty and wildlife. Kelleys Island residents welcome the return each spring of their "feathered tourists" — songbirds,...

Ohio’s blarney fascination

Samantha Kuhn, associate editor of Ohio Cooperative Living, recently honeymooned in Ireland with her husband, where she kissed the Blarney Stone. St. Patrick’s Day festivities, embroidered pillows...

Jazz up your garden with interesting shapes

Cannas (Credit: Getty Images) Color and texture are tried-and-true ways to add interest to your garden, but gardeners may not always stop to consider shapes. Contrast feathery with bold, tall and slender...