St. Francis

The temperature was cold and it was too early in the evening for dinner crowds or revelers. So it was easy to sneak downtown and pop into mom’s favorite restaurant* and pick up her favorites for take-out. Took a stoplight moment to regard St. Francis here on the way home. * Aladdin’s Eatery. They serve […]

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.


Always enjoy the view of Cincinnati from the Incline Public House.

Chicken or beef


Arrived safely in Dublin and jumped right into a work project. Didn’t have much time for sight seeing but fingers crossed there will be some slots available. I will say, if you ever find yourself in Dublin and you need to get to the city from the airport, the Airlink bus is an extremely good […]

Northside at Night

I think having to wait for a table at a local restaurant is a good sign. So I took that extra time to wander around the south block of Northside and peeked in windows of some stores, like Hoop & Needle (above). Black Plastic Records Wordplay


It only took a few months of planning, but finally connected with old friends at Nada. My only wish is that we’d had another hour or two to catch up, but there was sleep to be had.

The Chocolate Bee

A new joint in the neighborhood, combining chocolate and honey.