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Don Baker Jr.

Don Baker Jr. — In Loving Memory

So much depends on a Red Wheelbarrow and a handlebar mustache ... more

Mar 9, 2018 12:03 PM (330) Area Blog 1 Comments

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Thank you to all of our subscribers and partners for 16 years of loyalty. more

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Please join us in remembering Akron Life magazine Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Don Baker Jr. more

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What I Did Last Summer

The only time my family took vacations was in the winter, mostly to Florida, but I was in school and couldn’t go. more

Nov 1, 2016 1:26 PM (330) Area Blog

The Holiday Season is upon us, but the only holiday this resembles is maybe July 4th. The weather, this time of year, has been absolutely balmy; it has been so unseasonably warm that I have been playing golf a couple of times a week as normal. more

Arts & Entertainment

Everyone has at least one invention in them. more

Arts & Entertainment

The Ends...

December's From the Publisher more

Jan 22, 2013 11:28 AM (330) Area Blog

And other tall tales along the Oregon Trail. more

My first car

Everybody remembers their first car. Even if you can’t remember your spouse’s birthday or the name of your first dog, you do remember your first car. more

May 26, 2017 4:45 PM (330) Area Blog

Give 'em a puppy

From The Editor more

May 4, 2017 12:50 PM (330) Area Blog

Is golf a winter sport?

For those of us for whom the golf season never ends, our clubs are always either in the trunk of our car or close by. more

Apr 4, 2017 1:22 PM (330) Area Blog

First it was butter. Then fat, salt, cooking oils, red meat and sugar were all banned by the Food Police sometime before the turn of the century. more

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New Year, Old Friends

Those of us who have lived in many places and made many friends over the years tend to think back instead of forward at this time of year. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:45 PM (330) Area Blog

What I Did Last Summer

The only time my family took vacations was in the winter, mostly to Florida, but I was in school and couldn’t go. more

Nov 1, 2016 1:26 PM (330) Area Blog

April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
 Memory and desire, stirring
 Dull roots with spring rain.
 Winter kept us warm, covering
 Earth in forgetful snow, feeding
 A little life with dried tubers. –T.S. Elliot more

Arts & Entertainment

The Holiday Season is upon us, but the only holiday this resembles is maybe July 4th. The weather, this time of year, has been absolutely balmy; it has been so unseasonably warm that I have been playing golf a couple of times a week as normal. more

Arts & Entertainment

From the Publisher November 2012 more

Everyone has at least one invention in them. more

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Fulfilling my baseball destiny. I’ve been a big Akron Aeros baseball fan since I attended the team’s first game in the then-new Canal Park in 1997. more

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The serendipitous start to akronlife magazine more

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Another lesson learned the hard way more

Food & Dining

Hanging onto the Edges of the Flat Earth

One of the major subjects from which a monthly columnist wants to steer away is the weather. more

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