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Columbus Ohio: A Breath of Spring

About this time every year Kris and I jump in the car and head about 3 hours south to Columbus Ohio to get a little head start on Spring. 1,192 more words


School Project

About a block from our house, a titanic home renovation project is underway.  Actually, it’s a school-to-home renovation project.  A wealthy Columbusite bought the St. Mary’s School building and is turning into a house.  317 more words


Our New Back Yard

The landscaping work in our back yard is finally done.  It was a big job that required removing a deck, breaking up and hauling away a cement pad, digging out randomly placed concrete blocks, installing a new back fence, grading the yard to a uniform level, and then putting in a patio, stepping stones, and some new greenery and shrubs.  107 more words


The Proud Bricks Of Willow Street

German Village is a brick enclave.  Most of the humble bricks that make up the the houses and streets, however, are sadly and utterly anonymous — simple, ruddy red, generic rectangular blocks made of clay and straw, fired in a kiln, with nothing to tell you where they came from or how they got here. 96 more words


Walking To The Grocer's

When Kish and I lived in Washington, D.C. years ago, we walked to the Safeway on Capitol Hill and, later, the Safeway in the Watergate in Foggy Bottom.   311 more words


Breakfast At Pistacia Vera

Yesterday morning Russell was heading back to Detroit, so we decided to have breakfast before he hit the road.  We took a short walk to Pistacia Vera. 170 more words


German Village

A German Village semmi különös igazából, de mivel nincs errefelé más, jobb híján odamennek a turisták. Úgy értem szép a Wekerle-telep, de nem azt ajánlaná az ember a Budapestre érkezőnek. 220 more words