A while ago, one of those Facebook memes was going around about all the states you’ve traveled to.
At some point, one of my friends stated that he’d lived in Ohio his entire life, and hadn’t even been to all 88 counties. As I thought about it, I realized I hadn’t either. In fact, I’m probably at best 2/3 of the way there, and I’ve lived in Ohio for 32 years! We decided at that moment to start a podcast about visiting all the counties in Ohio, and podcasting the interesting things we found.
Fortunately (or unfortunately) we both had major life changes within days of this plan hatching, and while things were better for both of us in the real world…our plan kind of fell apart.
As things have normalized for me, I realize that I have the time to at least salvage some of that project. So that’s where this blog comes in. My initial goal is to visit all 88 of Ohio’s counties, and show off some of the really cool stuff this state has to offer. As for the podcast, maybe in the future, but for now I’m more comfortable with taking pictures and writing.
As I get started, a majority of posts are going to be from the counties surrounding where I live.Franklin County – where I work, and spend about 85% of my time, will be a heavy focus as I get things going. But as time goes on, I will slowly branch out, and hope to give a fuller view of the state as a whole.
I also do travel outside of the state fairly often, so expect the occasional post from beyond Ohio’s borders.
Thanks for visiting, feel free to comment (especially if you have ideas of places to go! I need more for the parts of the state I don’t know very well!)