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Doo Dah Parade 2012

July 4, 2012

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Today was the 2012 Doo Dah Parade, the anything goes celebration of weirdness that takes over my neighborhood once a year.  I would try to explain but I think it is better that the pictures speak for themselves.  Enjoy. .    

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 […]

2011 Doo Dah Parade

July 4, 2011

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Today was the 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade, right through my neighborhood. As best described by the Short North Gazette: “The first Doo Dah Parade was July 4th (rain date July 3rd) in the year of our Emperor 1984. It was slated to start at one o’clock from Goodale Park – then to meander through […]

Columbus Italian Festival

October 10, 2010

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This weekend was the Columbus Italian Festival, going strong for 30+ years. This is a fun festival with great food and music. It takes place in a small neighborhood called the Italian Village close to downtown Columbus. The neighborhood is centered around the 112 year old St. John the Baptist Cathedral. A highlight of the […]

Columbus 2010 Pride Parade

June 19, 2010

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Some events are just too fun to pass up. Now that we live in the trendy part of town, it is possible to walk to all sorts of madness (more on the move in a future post). One weekend a year is reserved for the Pride Festival, a celebration of all those who are not […]

POTD – Llijmas Monitored Parking

May 19, 2010

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Picture of the Day – Llijmas Monitored Parking Every day I park in the Llijmas Monitored Parking lot. It is a bit out of the way but it only costs $2. It is not in a good part of town, but people generally leave me alone. The lot is monitored during the day by a […]

Columbus 2009 Pride Festival

June 21, 2009

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It was an exciting weekend. I volunteered with the Red Cross first aid team at the 2009 Columbus Pride Parade and Festival. The Festival occupied Goodale Park in downtown Columbus. Thousands of people attended, I was amazed at what an event it was. The parade went right through downtown Columbus part the State House and […]