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Always Moving, Ever Rooted

May 24, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them. Tess Greene won the grand prize in the high school category.

I believe living on the land can take endless forms—save for living in a space station or on a boat.

Run-Down Elegance

May 10, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them. Sumayah Chappelle won the grand prize in the middle school category.

She is my backyard. She hopes I will come back and fix her scars, recreate her beauty, or simply stop by and say hello . . . but it’s been a while since I was back there.

From My Perch

May 10, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them. Izabella Kraus won honorable mention in the middle school category.

I sit on my railing staring at the setting sun. The snow on the tips of the mountains glistens. The street is quiet. The fragrance of different dinners mixes in the crisp fall air. The dew starts to gather on the tips of the grass. A moving van to my left is open with all our possessions in boxes.

Beautiful Summer Night

May 10, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them. L. Morgan Germann won honorable mention in the middle school category.

The Land Keeps On Giving

May 10, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them. Forrest Rowe won honorable mention in the middle school category.

Marigolds

May 3, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them.  Yellow Springs resident Abigail Cobb won honorable mention in the adult category.

Living On the (Is)land—Nettle and Jewelweed

May 3, 2015
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them.  Enon resident Maggie Yowler won honorable mention in the adult category.

Lying on the Land

May 3, 2015
Trees and sky
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This year WYSO and Tecumseh Land Trust sponsored Living on the Land, an essay contest inviting writers of all ages to reflect on what home and land mean to them.  This week, we hear from Yellow Springs resident Lori Gravley.  Her essay won the grand prize in the adult category and is entitled, "Lying on the Land."

Winning photo from TLT's 2014 sunflower picture contest.
Tessa Kalman

In celebration of Tecumseh Land Trust’s upcoming 25th anniversary, the regional land preservation organization and WYSO 91.3 FM radio are co-sponsoring an essay contest for area writers to reflect on the meaning of “living on the land.”  To find out more about the contest and a series of workshops coming up, we spoke with Ed Davis - a member of the board of trustees with the land trust.

The Montgomery County Bark Park Bake Sale is Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Don't miss this delicious, mouthwatering excuse to support the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center! It is located behind the Animal Resource Center at 6794 Webster Street in Dayton.

Dayton Gay Men's Chorus presents Turn it UP on Saturday at the Victoria Theatre. An entertaining yet thought-provoking expedition through the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus's ten year journey!

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