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Living Out Loud: : Reefer Madness

Examining a silly law

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Last Friday night, I met up with a buddy downtown, went to a bar and had a few drinks. Well, let's say my friend had a few. The vodka and tonics were tasting pretty good, and maybe I overdid it a b  

Living Out Loud: : New Rules

Suggestions to make me less cranky

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 16, 2006
I've never met Bill Maher, the host of Real Time on HBO, but I think we have one thing in common: We're both a bit cranky. On his show (returning August 25), there's a segment entitled "New Rules,"  

Living Out Loud: : Trashin' the 'Nati

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 9, 2006
In some circles, I've become known as a Cincinnati basher. No doubt bar owner and former Cincinnati City Council candidate Nick Spencer feels this way, but I'm simply trying to raise awareness abou  

Living Out Loud: : Passing Gas

Men and public restrooms

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 26, 2006
I haven't done a Google search to see if anyone else has ever written about this or not. Maybe it's something people don't want to talk about. But I will, because I'm becoming irritated when it hap  

Living Out Loud: All Dogs Go to Heaven

Sunday morning on Dixie Highway

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 12, 2006
When I laid the dog down on the sidewalk, I knew it was dying or already dead. Now, weeks later, I'm trying to come to terms with what I saw and how I handled it. In early May, a friend asked me t  

Living Out Loud: : Paper or Plastic?

Register 1

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 5, 2006
Jack's been coming into this grocery store for the past five years, ever since he moved to Clifton. While he doesn't necessarily know all the employee names, he does know their faces and will often  

Living Out Loud: : I've Been Busy

Watching Television

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Here I am on deadline and don't know what the hell to write about. The last several days have flown by and I haven't put any thought into this column whatsoever. Please understand. I've been busy   

Cover Story: My Right Foot

Amputees get busy with life in all its weird,wonderful ways

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Jan. 30 was the grand unwrapping. After surgery, the bandages had to stay on for a few days. There was no showering, no getting the foot wet and absolutely no walking -- but come that Monday, the  

Living Out Loud: Not Ready to Make Nice

Local country radio & The Dixie Chicks

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Apparently, I don't know much about Country music and its audience here. They seem not to support freedom of speech. Case in point: I'm not supposed to want to listen to those liberal, outspoken Dix  

Living Out Loud: : Jennifer Too

Capital Hill Girl

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 31, 2006
I live in Clifton -- Gaslight District -- and usually get my groceries at Keller's IGA. It's a little bit more expensive than other grocery stories but I've come to know all the people who work the