My Daughter is Moving Out

Last night, my daughter just walked into the living room and said, “Dad, cancel my allowance immediately, rent my room out, throw all my clothes out of the window, take my TV, stereo, iPhone, iPod, and my laptop. Please take

Visit to Carillon Park

Missy and I used the beautiful afternoon on Sunday to visit the Carillon Park…  We last visited the park more than 15 years ago when we took our two sons to see a little of the Dayton history…  They’ve done

Photos from Ohio Garden

Some photos from my garden…  perhaps the most interesting is the broccoli that develops very nice yellow flowers if you don’t harvest the spears.    Click to see the photo album: Ohio Garden

A Little Ride

I did a little  bicycle trek over the weekend…  with the many rolling hills around the river, this was actually much more strenuous than my recent 70-mile ride.

Missy on a Bicycle Trek

It took some arm twisting, but I was able to convince Missy to take a 10-mile bicycle ride with me along the River Corridor yesterday… We made plenty of stops at the scenic spots (see photos below) — Wegerzyn Garden,

Fire in the Neighborhood

I was sitting on my deck reading the Wall Street Journal yesterday, when my olfactory nerves encountered the classic, “I smell smoke…”.   Well, I looked up and saw the billowing columns of black smoke from a nearby house fire, followed by