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Presidential Campaign Rally – October 28, 1976

Some things never change.  Ohio’s position as a “swing state” and a must win for every presidential candidate brings a near continuous string of campaign visits by candidates from all parties.  Gather ’round and I’ll tell you about the time … 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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Anglers

Conditions were not too good for fishing Presque Isle Bay on Lake Erie – choppy water, high winds, 90 degree heat.  But a bad day fishing is still better than a good day at the office! Independence Day 2012, Dobbins … Continue reading

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Erie Bluffs – A long walk to a small spot

Just a few miles beyond the eastern border of Ohio is Pennsylvania’s newest state park, Erie Bluffs.   Dana and I found Erie Bluffs about a year ago when we were touring area wineries.   On that trip we only visited the lower section of the park, … Continue reading

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The sounds of spring on Granger Pond / Veterans Park

The honking and splashing of Canadian geese.  The tapping of woodpeckers in the trees.  Frogs trilling.  The swish of fishing line flying out, the plop of the bobber hitting the water.  Kids laughing and calling out “I caught one” or … Continue reading

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The Addams Family from the “Smart Seats”

“Whatever happened to class?” –  Velma Kelly, from the musical “Chicago” My family loves live theater.  Mostly we go to local productions due to the cost of seats being quite out of our reach at the “downtown” Cleveland theaters.  Here … Continue reading

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Peddlers at the Farmpark

Photos of artists/crafters at the annual Peddlers in the Park held at Lake FarmPark in Lake County, Ohio. Continue reading

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The End of the Season

On a glorious early fall afternoon last weekend we had the chance to enjoy a great game of baseball between the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins.  This  was a replay of a game previously cancelled by rain.  The crowd was … Continue reading

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Seen on the beach, weird and wonderful

When I am out and about, I take photos of lots of things, sometimes unusual things.  I usually only publish the wonderful, but I thought you would like to see some weird too.  Our Labor Day weekend weather was terrible, … Continue reading

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