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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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Ice Bubbles

Foolishly I thought we might be done with winter here on the North Coast.  Today we woke up to 3″ of wet snow.  Guess we will be having a white St. Patrick’s Day!  I was considering going shopping today for … Continue reading

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“discARTed” Recycled Art Exhibition – West Woods Nature Center

Last weekend Dana and I stopped at the West Woods Nature Center in Geauga County to view the art on display in their annual “discArted” Recycled Art Exhibition.  Each piece was made from cast 0ffs recycled into beautiful and whimsical … Continue reading

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Frozen Water and Jeni’s Sorbet

After seeing all the hype in the media about Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams seasonal flavor, Influenza Sorbet, Dana and I decided to take a Sunday drive to Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  This quaint town in Northeastern Ohio has the closest Jeni’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog at the Lake County Visitors Bureau – Bistro 70 Review

This week I am guest blogging over on the Lake County Visitors Bureau web site.  You can read my review of Painesville’s Bistro 70 here. I will be writing about Lake County’s food scene each month.  Restaurants, food trucks, seasonal … Continue reading

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The Effect of Lake Effect

We have had bands of Lake Effect Snow all day.  Lake Effect happens when there is a warm, open lake with very cold air flowing over it.  There are very few places in the world with the perfect conditions for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Beyond

The most viewed of all my posts is one titled Pretty Old Cars, a photo essay of an antique car show in Mentor Beach Park,  Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio, USA.   This story has been viewed over 2,200 times!  A lot of the … Continue reading

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The Rhododendron Thermometer

This winter’s first REALLY cold temperatures are predicted for the North Coast next week, a high of 12 degrees F (!) for Tuesday.  Time again to talk about the Rhododendron Thermometer.  The illustration above shows leaf droop as temperatures drop. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Photos

This photo challenge was, well, challenging!   My family had a lot of fun this year.  We only left Ohio twice, and even then we just went over the border into Pennsylvania.  We went to a lot of beautiful and … Continue reading

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Snow Day for Squirrels!

This furry red squirrel is enjoying a feast of sunflower seeds and corn.  Good thing Andy filled the feeders before the snow storm started today! Photo taken in my backyard in Mentor, Ohio, USA.

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