What Did I Learn This Week

What I Learned This Week: #46

Sunday, April 8  - Saturday, April 14   The Week in Peanuts: As I write this, my Cincinnati Reds are 2 and 13. Gosh, that hurts. At least I can enjoy Reds-branded peanuts, or so I thought. In a great cosmic joke, I bought them last week at 2 for $3 and this week they… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #46

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #45

Sunday, April 1 - Saturday, April 7   The Week in Opening Day Redux: The Cincinnati Reds began their 2018 season last week, but due to scheduling around Easter, the 99th annual Opening Day parade took place this week. It was a weird Opening Day-esque feeling but not quite the same as real Opening Day.… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #45

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #43

Sunday, March 18 - Saturday, March 24   The Week in Kitchen Techniques: One of my meals this week was Three Sisters Soup, a take on the traditional Native America recipe featuring corn, squash, and beans - three sisters of ingredients. I like to use corn on the cob as opposed to frozen corn kernel… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #43

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #42

Sunday, March 11 - Saturday, March 17   The Week in Academy Awards: I saw the A Fantastic Woman, Chile's entry and winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film of 2017. The movie is topical and acted fearlessly by Daniela Vega, as Marina, a young trans women whose older lover dies suddenly. The… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #42

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #41

Sunday March 4 - Saturday March 10   The Week in Musical Blasts From the Past: When I drive home from work, I listen to the radio by hitting search, stopping for a bit, and hitting search again. I find it's the best way to hear the most variety of music and opinion. Of course,… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #41

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #40

Sunday February  25 - Saturday, March 3 The Week in Flood Water:   The Ohio River had it's worst flood in 20 years, cresting on Sunday. Living so close to the River, I'm at the waterfront a lot. The parks and public space give the city its boundary and its soul. Of course the river… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #40