Water tower – Xenia, Ohio

June 14, 2013


Water tower – Xenia, Ohio Unfortunately, the sign painters didn’t put too much attention into keeping everything aligned. Anyone who has been to Xenia would have to wonder about this slogan. Xenia is well known for being leveled by a terrible series of tornados.

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Spring is Here!

April 25, 2013


Our first spring living in the new house. My Dutch bulbs have come up and my front garden is starting to look good. It still needs work but it looks a lot better than the weed infested patch it was a year ago.

Posted in: 4th Avenue

Dusseldorf Christmas Market

January 5, 2013


I had the good fortune to spend the weekend in Dusseldorf, Germany a few weeks ago while in the country for business.  From late November until Christmas, many German cities host Christmas Markets.  While the markets vary by city, generally they feature lots of good food, handmade crafts, and the hot spiced wine called Gluhwein. […]

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Snow snow everywhere!

December 31, 2012


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2012 in review

December 30, 2012


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get […]

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Picture of the Day – Fall Colors

October 20, 2012


A view outside my home office window.  Red, yellow, green, and orange.

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