Halloween During CoronaVirus

Halloween is sure going to be a bit different this year. I’m not sure how parents feel about taking their kids around to strangers houses this year for their annual candy fix. At our house, we had candy, but we also had some small prizes and gifts for some. School supplies are always a welcome…

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…

Rock City Church’s March To The Ohio State House

Today, June 7, 2020 – Rock City Church organized a march through the Short North Arts District to the Ohio State House.They promoted a message of strength and healing during this difficult time. They spoke to the crowd (estimated to be between 500 and 1000) for about 20 minutes and disbursed as quietly as they…

George Floyd March – Reynoldsburg to Columbus

Dani was sitting at home, scanning social media when she came across a post about a march for George Floyd on May 31, 2020. They had a police escort starting in Reynoldsburg, Whitehall and ending in Columbus. I grabbed my camera bag and jumped into the car. By the time I caught up to the…

Street Art at Milo-Grogan, Columbus, OH

Yes, the COVID19 pandemic is making life different. Ohio has its stay at home order in effect, but still some are needing to go out, while others still choose to go out. We chose to go out and look for something low to no-risk to ourselves and others in regards to exposure and adhering to…

Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – Disabled Strongman

Closing out our coverage of the Arnold Sports Festival 2020 is the Disabled Strongman competition. Sunday, we went straight to Hall C at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Back in the Strongman Arena, strength athletes with disabilities compete. They are pushing heavy weights in very similar competitions to the Pro Strongman competitions. The movements are…

Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – Thor Bjornsson Takes Pro Strongman Win

The Mountain, Thor Bjornsson took control and was crowned Arnold Strongman 2020 champion, his third straight. Impressively, Thor put in a competition leading deadlifting at 1025lbs. Close on his heels the entire competition was Matheuz Kieliszkowski. The 3 initial events(trial by stone, wheel of pain, timber carry), Kieliszkowski took first place positions, but faltered on…

Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – Ohio Combat League at Express Live!

Fighting sports are rough and at times can borderline on the brutal. The amateur mixed martial arts competition held during the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival at Express Live! showcased both the knockout skills as well as the grappling prowess of the upcoming competitors. The Friday night amateur MMA by the Ohio Combat League was televised…