Sunday, November 5 - Saturday, November 12 This Week in Water + Books = Bad: Via social media I learned that Whitaker Elementary School in my old neighborhood suffered a freak flash flood in its library. I didn't go to to Whitaker for elementary school (I went to the long-ago-torn-down-but-remembered-fondly Cottonwood Elementary), but Whitaker… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #25
Sunday, October 22 - Saturday, October 28 The Week in Dressing for Your Age: At work on Friday I wore one of my classic "ugly" shirts. A paisley-esque swirl of delight. Our young new hire sees the shirt and is clearly appalled. But he's polite so he reaches for a compliment: "My Mom would… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #23
Book: The Throwback Special, National Book Award Finalist, and written by Cincinnatian Chris Bachelder. Beer: Lord Hobos Glorious IPA, new to the Cincinnati market and delicious.
Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7 This Week Underground: This week started underneath Cincinnati on American Legacy Tours' Underground Tour benefiting the Cat Adoption Team. I've been on this tour before, but I'm such a homer I couldn't resist a repeat. The tour starts on Vine St discussing Cincinnati's brewing and drinking heritage… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: 20
Mindfully shopping for items I don't really need A book that has been on my radar of “books to read” for a long while is Vegas: Memoir of a Dark Season by John Gregory Dunne. I come across the title occasionally in those listicle-type articles the internet is so great at. When the internet wants to suggest an interesting book to me, I click right… Continue reading Where Oh Where…
Sunday, August 20 - Saturday, August 26: This week in Totality (a.k.a. the Eclipse): The work week started with a black hole of productivity on Monday afternoon as Cincinnati experienced a partial eclipse of the sun. Plenty of my space nerd friends traveled into Kentucky and Tennessee to experience totality. The rest of us… Continue reading What I Learned this Week: #15
Monday, August 14 - Saturday, August 19 This Week in Football: On Tuesday, I saw Cincinnati's beloved soccer team lose a hard-fought game in OT in the US Cup tourney against the New York Red Bulls. The good guys ran out of gas in the end, but it was the best, funnest hometown loss… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #14