Sunday, January 13 - Saturday, January 20 The Week in Bland: I'm not going to blame my sick co-worker for coming to work and spreading it around. I'm going to thank him for a couple of days of food I like, but I don't get around to very often. Here's to Toast! Cream of… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #34
Sunday, December 31 - Saturday, January 6 The Week in Expirations: 2017 ended (I celebrated by turning the page of the book I was reading at the time), Additionally, though I'm pretty serious about my food expiration dates, I found a nearly empty bottle of worcestershire sauce in the fridge that expired in May… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #32
CHRISTMAS EVE, 2017 It's Christmas Eve. I'm eating Indian food, drinking some beer, listening to Christmas music, reading, and reflecting. Me and my family don't celebrate any of the holidays surrounding this time of year, but I personally take the opportunity to remember the words of Jesus, the man whose life and teachings are… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #30
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