Taste of Cincinnati ’14

Getting together

Intense competition went down at Rhinegeist as Anne organized a bunch of friends to get together because we don’t get to hang enough anymore. The kids ran around or made Minecraft paper models in the corner, while the adults bent elbows and caught up.

Butterflies

Butterfly show with the family at Krohn Conservatory. I kind of wish they had “expired” specimens on display for photos, because these suckers are hard to pin down* and photograph. * insert rim shot

Double birthday celebration

My sister and her husband came into town to help celebrate my great-niece and mom’s birthday. The weather cooperated beautifully. We grilled out. Strolled around the farm. Flew kites. Jumped on trampolines. Pet dogs. Pestered the turkeys. And capped it off with some homemade schnecken (Virginia bakery recipe). A wonderful day.

30 minutes

A hike, this time by myself. Where I find that I can traverse the trail in Northside in half an hour — twice as fast as when I go with friends. Mind you, we gab and smell the roses so to speak. Which is not a euphemism, but a stretch of the phrase as there […]

Otto, cone

Ride

Found a shortcut on the way home from the studio to get to the bike trail at Miami Whitewater Forest. Found this place called Stricker’s Grove along the way. It’s a small amusement park called Stricker’s Grove. It’s available for rent. Now I’m just trying to think of a way to justify that, because having […]

The road bike

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