Monthly Archives: August 2013

INDIAN lAKE

Indian Lake, the headwaters of the Great Miami River in northwest Ohio, was doubled in size around 1860’s in the heydays of the Erie to Cincinnati canal to supply water for the big project. It was one of several lakes … Continue reading

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RIVERSCAPE

Riverscape,  a gem in the Five Rivers Metroparks, is located in downtown Dayton on the banks of the Great Miami river and the venue for city festivals  and concerts like the big band concert I attended this week. Riverscape is … Continue reading

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MORE HOLLAND SCULPTURE

In addition to the realistic statues of immigrants and various other characters in the history of Holland, MI pictured in a earlier posting there are a number of abstract sculptures in Holland and some made of scrap metal. Stuart Padnos … Continue reading

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COOKED: a book review

A Natural History of Transformation, the subtitle of Michael Pollan’s new book, COOKED, suggests that his message is about transformation of both the food to be cooked and the one who cooks as well. Pollan wants to promote the notion … Continue reading

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