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Mr. Enthusiasm

Yesterday Kish and I had a fine day at our new digs  in German Village. We took some nice walks through the neighborhood and Schiller Park, enjoyed looking at the old homes, discovered a store that sells vintage candy (including Bonamo’s Turkish Taffy, the Great White Whale of hard-to-find candy of yesteryear), and experienced first-hand the straight shot five-minute “commute” to my office. 206 more words


Umbrella Girl

German Village is a whole new neighborhood for us to explore. Today we took Penny and Kasey for our first walk through Schiller Park, a 23-acre patch of green space that is a German Village landmark. 15 more words


Favorite Local Places to Shop for Christmas Gifts

Every year, I try to do more shopping at local shops in Columbus. I think the small business movement is very important and I think a gift is a little better when it comes from a local business rather than a big box store, even if it costs a few extra bucks. 280 more words

Favorites Friday


Kish and I have now relocated to temporary quarters in German Village, a distinctive neighborhood dating from the 1800s and located just south of downtown Columbus. 107 more words


Last Loop

This morning, for what will almost certainly be the last time, I took my morning walk around the Yantis Loop walking path.

For many years now — I’m not sure exactly how long, really — I’ve started my day with this walk.  302 more words


Village Lights in German Village

{by alexis} I have published many blog posts in which I yell about how wonderful it is to live in German Village. The food, the architecture, the brick-paved roads and — finally! 320 more words


The Sycamore

Seasonal, local, organic fare and solid cocktails can be found at German Village’s The Sycamore. What was once an long-standing, not much visited cafe, has new life thanks to Chris Crader ( 68 more words