Glasses up

This is how it is for me too, since the optometrist said bifocals were an option, but the bottom prescription would not have any correction. The other approach is simply to remove your glasses when wanting to see something up close. So now I put my glasses up when working, or set them aside and […]

A bright spot

Chili Time Restaurant in St. Bernard. The day started off a bit icy, but I managed to get out for coffee with Lisa. She loves food and shares her passion freely. And we didn’t meet at the chili parlour, that was across the street. But look at that Helvetica! This old Long John Silvers seemed […]

Looking up in the Globe

2018 Women’s March

On January 20th, 2018, this felt like a very good place to be. But it wasn’t all good. There was a rift between the march organizers and the Black Lives Cincinnati group. Best summed up in this piece by Nick Swartsell. My hope is that in the future, everyone will march together.

The closing of Macy’s downtown

It might be hard to parse, but there’s a man carrying Macy’s “Everything Now 40% Off” sign. Macy’s is closing our downtown department store in the shadow of their headquarters just a few blocks north. I feel like it’s a missed opportunity. It’s a lovely location in the heart of a city that continues to reinvent […]

The Mockbee

View of The Mockbee from Central Parkway. I’ve never been in this building and I have terrible shame about this fact because they host some great events. It’s on my local bucket list. Unrelated cherry picker:

In the moment

Things have regressed. There’s denial coming from the very top of our country about racism. But it’s rearing it’s ugly head in So Very Many Ways. Watching the march from the Freedom Center to Music Hall on Martin Luther King Day, I felt like the streets should have been packed with supporters. But this was not […]

First snow

Of the season that is. And though it wasn’t particularly deep and there was a layer of ice under it all, it scratched the itch, blanketing the neighborhood in a quiet moment of transformation.

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