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Kent State Connects: Indoor Leisure Activities for Families; Eat in or Dine Out?

Posted Dec. 3, 2012

On the Kent State Connects employee blog, Barbara Scheule, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership, and Administration, and coordinator of the hospitality management program, writes about deciding between eating out or dining in.

“When did “what’s for dinner” become so complicated?  As the pace of our lives has changed – papers to grade; clients to meet; reports to file; a family member’s play, concert, or game to attend; or a parent who needs help to be able to stay in their home – how or when does dinner or any other meal fit in?”

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David Herpy, outdoor adventure coordinator, Department of Recreational Services, shares tips for indoor leisure activities for families during the cold winter months.

“One of the measures of our quality of life is the availability of resources for our leisure time.  As faculty and staff members of Kent State University, we are extremely fortunate to have a plethora of resources not only for work, but also for play.”

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Michael Fiala, executive chef for Dining Services – Schwebel Room, posted a video about his Thanksgiving in a Flash.

“So I made the attempt. After writing the article, I figured that I should at least try to find out if it was possible.  Like an Olympic athlete, I visualized my every move, orchestrated each series of events, planned every last detail … then real life happened.”

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