Category Archives: Entertainment

Journal to Idol: Part 2

The results are in and Weapons of Mass Percussion did not make the finals.    The whole group did a great job and I was sad to see it come to an end!  We all had a lot of fun, … Continue reading

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Fun in the parks! Lake Metroparks Adapted Programs

One of the gems here in Lake County, Ohio, is our Lake Metroparks system.  Great places to hike, play and swim are minutes away from our homes.  Each season they publish Parks Plus!, a big book of programs and activities … Continue reading

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Journey to Idol: Part 1

Did you know there is an American Idol style talent competition going on right here in Lake County? Again this year, the Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Deepwood is holding an Idol contest in its adult workshops, Vocational Guidance Center … Continue reading

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The Glee Club sings “Good Time” On Video

I know you’re just sitting today around surfing the web or watching old movies (Lawrence of Arabia here).   For a “Good Time”  click the video below to see a music video produced by Bonnie Hayhurst during the recent Glee … Continue reading

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Kentucky Belle – A Civil War Poem set in Ohio

Today I went to a Civil War themed program at the the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, Ohio.   We heard a trio from Hiram College sing songs and read poetry inspired by writings about the Civil … Continue reading

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February Lake Erie East Coastal Gazette

Wondering what to do in Lake County in February?  The February issue of the Lake Erie Coastal Gazette has the scoop on art shows, restaurants and Valentine’s day ideas.  Oh yeah, my review of Bistro 70 is in there too!

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SALT Market Place and Cook Show – and a BIG Surprise!

Have you ever watched The Chew on TV?  I have always wanted to go to the show and be one of the lucky few who get to sit at the “special” table and sample the chefs’ creations.  Last week, I … Continue reading

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Glee Thriller at Lake Metroparks Halloween Hayride

First of all, in my opinion, Lake Metroparks is one of the gems of Lake County, Ohio.  Most of you know my son Andy.  Andy has Down syndrome and while he could participate in many park activities and visits the … Continue reading

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County Fair!

It’s county fair time in Ohio!  Most are already over, a few are still to come.  Dana and I went to the Lake County fair on Thursday evening.  Our county fair is different from those in very rural counties.  Lake … Continue reading

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Mardis Gras Boat Parade, Fairport Harbor

Mardis Gras in New Orleans is long over but the fun goes on in Ohio.  The tiny town of Fairport Harbor hosted their own party on the shores of Lake Erie this weekend.  On one of the hottest, most humid … Continue reading

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