Famous Markers at Woodland Cemetery

Traveling in the Dayton area,  the navigator extraordinaire – Dani, found a very interesting place to visit. The Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum houses an impressive number of species of tree as well as a being the final resting place of a few famous Ohioans. The Wright Brothers and Erma Bombeck. Beyond the famously interred, the…

The Gift – OneShot!

Location:  Cleveland Museum of Art – Large Room Just Past The Armor Court The Gifts.This was a gift to me, as I was fortunate enough to have walked into the room and saw this scene before me. I had the my camera hanging off my right hip. I immediately pulled the camera to my eye…

Ohio Village Independence Weekend Festivities

The Ohio Village is a seasonally open section of the Ohio History Center that recreates life in the era of the 1890’s America. During the weekend of July 6th, the Ohio Village opens its doors to fun games and activities for the family, an opening ceremony, and an 1890’s era base ball game with period…

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…

Piano Peddler and Conga Drummer at Clintonville Farmers Market

The Clintonville Farmers Market features everything from composting, fresh dairy, meats, herbs and produce to live music. Held Saturday’s on High Street right by the Donatos Pizza and Karen Wickliff Books. Impression When most people think farmer’s market, they invision having booth after booth of farm fresh produce. That is true of this market as…

Rock Climbing at Scioto Audubon Metro Park

From the Columbus Metro Parks Website: The three towers and two arches of the main climbing wall reach a height of 35 feet and extend over 6,100 square feet. The wall features bouldering, top rope and lead climbing. There are four auto belays, but climbers must bring their own climbing harness. Climbers must be age…

Spring Has Sprung At Slate Run Historical Farm

The Slate Run Historical Farm is a Columbus Metro Parks facility. This living historical farm plants crops, and tends to livestock with the techniques from the late 1800’s. This gives people of all ages the opportunity to see what life on a farm was like in that time period. This immersive experience really makes things…

Cincinnati / Over The Rhine Street Art

The revitalization of Cincinnati’s Over The Rhine area abounds with must see street artworks. Impression If you do any internet searches on the Over The Rhine area of Cincinnati, you may be surprised by what you read. Just a few years ago, it was one of the most densely populated city areas in the country….

Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve

Blackhand Gorge got its name from a Native American hand shaped petroglyph on the side of a cave found near the gorge. That has since been destroyed, when in 1828 the cliff face was removed to make way for the Ohio-Erie canal. The park is 956 acres with hiking paths and mountain bike trails. The…