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Goodbye to Apartment Living

February 13, 2012

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After almost two years of apartment living we have taken a step towards returning to home ownership.  We sold our last house because we wanted to live closer to work and in a better place for walking.  We couldn’t have done much better than the Short North neighborhood.  We were a bit nervous about what […]

POTD – The Happy Painter

February 12, 2012

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Picture of the Day  – Our year end donation to NPR comes with a gift, usually a mug or grocery bag.  This year though, though there was a much better option.  I selected the Bob Ross T shirt.  Remember Bob Ross, the Happy Painter?  He was the painter on public television with the enormous afro who […]

Lake Hope State Park, Ohio

February 5, 2012

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Over the winter break we rented a cabin in a small state park in south-central Ohio.  Lake Hope is surrounded by state forest and other parks in a very rugged region.  The park is centered around the man-made Lake Hope. We rented a small cabin surrounded by trees. It was very quiet and at night […]