Franklin Park Conservatory – The Revisit Part 1 – Some New Stuff

It has been a while since we have gone into the facility known as The Franklin Park Conservatory. Quite a bit has changed, especially on the outside part of the park grounds. Inside, the different biomes are still there, with most of the same plants there as we remembered. The connector between the gift shop…

Amberleigh Neighborhood Park – One Shot

Our first time at Amberleigh Neighborhood Park in the Dublin Ohio area. There we went down to the kayak launching area and found this exposed, intricate root system. It is not often you get to see this natural wonder!

Veteran’s Memorial and Museum

If you’ve been a long time resident of Columbus or the closely surrounding areas, you probably remember the Veteran’s Memorial building on Broad Street in downtown. Not only do you remember it, but you may very well have attended an event there or even had your high school graduation ceremony hosted there. Many were sad…

Suspension: Balancing Art, Nature, and Culture

Three Columbus parks and the Main Metropolitan Library have nearly 3 dozen balanced, suspended art pieces for your viewing pleasure until March 1, 2020. These art pieces and installation were the work of Polish artist Jerzy Joptka Kedziora. Along with the Main Library, Schiller, Thurber and Livingston Parks hold the totality of the suspended art….

Temple of Tolerance

Sitting on a 1 acre plot of land at 203 S. Wood Street in Wapakoneta, you’ll find on of the most interesting places in Ohio – The Temple of Tolerance. This is the work of Jim Bowsher who meant to find a way to help people have a haven. A place where they could reflect….

Pleasant Hill Dam

Pleasant Hill Dam was built in 1936 on the Clear Fork section of the Mohican River. It is located on the 783-acre lake Near Perrysville, OH. This man-made lake has a 113 foot tall earth filled dam and was constructed by the Army Corp of Engineers to protect the area from flooding. This area is…

Spring House Gazebo in Eden Park – Cincinnati

This Moorish styled Gazebo is within eye sight of Mirror Lake, both of which are located within Eden Park. The gazebo was designed and construction completed in 1904, making it the oldest enduring structure in the Cincinnati park system. The Spring House Gazebo is also famous for the Remus Incident. The Remus Incident in a…

Memorial Day Special – Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, PA

September 11, 2001. Four commercial airliners were hijacked by al Qaeda terrorists and used as weapons. Two impact the World Trade Center towers in NY, a third strikes the Pentagon building and a fourth crashes into an empty field in Somerset County in rural Pennsylvania. United Flight 93 leaving from New Jersey got a late…