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Sunday Q&A: Gaby Osterburg Azhar

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“What Isn’t Remembered”: A Courtyard Chat on Life and Writing What do you remember about the photo on the cover of your book?“I don’t really recall anything from it — I was too young. It was part of a collection of old photos that my mother had that I recently unearthed that I thought would be perfedt for the book. It was in Germany. I would have been about 2, maybe 3. I think my mother told me...

Sunday Q&A: Renata Buckner-Dowdell, LMSW, Social Worker / Life Coach / Founder & CEO, Infinity Plus, LLC

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“My biggest belief is that you already have on the inside all you need,” says Renata Buckner Dowdell. “You have it in you; it’s my job to help you to see that. Help you tap into your greatness.”Learn more about the regional social worker, educator, and Founder / CEO of Infinity Plus, LLC , who works with many court-mandated clients. What all services does Infinity Plus...

Sunday Q&A: Elaine Clayton

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Author, Illustrator, Mystic After decades in New York City working with some of the publishing world’s biggest and brightest, Elaine Clayton recently returned home to Columbus. Even at this point in an already accomplished career, her creative output continues to ascend: Clayton’s book A Little Bit of Angels was recently reprinted and translated into French, while forthcoming The Way...

Sunday Q&A: Chef Landon Thompson

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Prodigal Son / Acclaimed Chef Landon Thompson returned home to open a new restaurant and with a new concept — Animal Farm. His latest venture is a hip spot for sharing plates and enjoying in-house butchered meats on 12th Srreet downtown in former Bare Roots space. Why invest your time, talent and money in opening a restaurant in Columbus right now? “I grew up here, so that means I grew up...

Sunday Q&A: Steve Scott

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Strut the Hooch parade founder, musician, educator, author U.S. Navy veteran, bon vivant How would you describe the Strut the Hooch parade to the uninitiated? “As a kind of giant Mardi Gras parade.”Is it hard to instill that Mardi Gras vibe in Columbus?“No. I’ve found people who want to have a lot of fun and show off their personality and their creativity.”What are some of the most creative...

Sunday Q&A: Thad Haygood

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Senior Pastor, St. Luke United Methodist Church Why do you think God called you to come lead St. Luke as Senior Pastor?“The ‘Why?’ will come about down the road. I don’t know the ‘Why?’ yet.But I can 100% percent say that God has definitely called us here to Columbus at this time in our lives. We know that because we were not looking to move. We were not planning to move. We didn’t ask for this...