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Nearly Half a Century

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:45 am

The best parts of growing older are experience, grace, laughter, wisdom and memories and growing older itself because the alternative is death and I wouldn’t trade the raggedy edges of my sometimes uncertain life for all the death I once lusted for. ...

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 09:04 am

Reporters jumped on official revelations that the latest Ft. Hood shooter had been treated for emotional problems. ...

The Gay (K)not

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:07 pm

There is a chasm between the law, love, marriage and homosexuality in America, but they keep bumping into one another like they’re on the prowl in a gay bar: doing that Stranger Tango — checking one another out from a distance until one makes The Move. ...

Orchids and Onions for Our Sole Surviving Daily

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:13 pm

It’s Orchids and Onions, Darts and Flowers for Curmudgeon’s home-delivered Enquirer. ...

It's Our Anniversary

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:38 am

Twenty years ago this month images from Rwanda were telecast around the world, and they were images of bones — bones bleached white by the sun and drained dry of blood and flesh — littering roadsides, piled in open graves, stacked in abandoned churches and markets and washed up along the shore lines of small bodies of water. ...

The Will to Live

Comments 0 · Apr 2, 2014 12:47 am

My phone rang fairly late one evening during the summer of 2000. I was in bed, but my son was still up. On the phone was a nurse from the nursing home in Vevay, Indiana. My mother was staying there recuperating from knee surgery — her left knee. She had her right one replaced a year earlier. ...

Dog Day Afternoon

Comments 1 · Mar 26, 2014 04:59 am

 By now you know that 14-year-old Jashawn Martin was shot to death by half-brothers Miniko Hicks and Donyell Walker in broad daylight March 21 when Martin stopped to watch a fight between two warring factions. ...

 
 

Musicians’ Desk Reference Switches Format, Offers Free Trial

Locally-created music industry e-guidebook goes the monthly subscription route

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 01:27 pm

After launching last year locally at the MidPoint Music Festival and nationally at New York’s CMJ conference, the intuitive and comprehensive music industry e-book Musicians’ Desk Reference has relaunched with a new format. Created in Cincinnati by longtime local musician and promoter...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 11:30 am

I’m a huge fan of locally-produced commercials-gone-viral. Cincinnati’s Fick Chiropractic Centers current ad might not be up there with Jamie Casino, but it does feature a killer beat that deserves some attention. Is anyone else just tickled by the concept of a local doctor employing a...

New Bikeway Proposal Could Cost Additional $110,000

Vice Mayor Mann set to introduce motion to save parking spaces

Comments 1 · Apr 22, 2014 04:43 pm

The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  Mayor John Cranley successfully paused the Central Parkway Bikeway Project for public discourse in response...

 

Nearly Half a Century

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:45 am

The best parts of growing older are experience, grace, laughter, wisdom and memories and growing older itself because the alternative is death and I wouldn’t trade the raggedy edges of my sometimes uncertain life for all the death I once lusted for. ...

Worst Week Ever!: April 2-8

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:24 am

The Tea Party is still looking for its first non-white and angry member, but hardly anyone pays any attention to them anymore.
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Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 09:04 am

Reporters jumped on official revelations that the latest Ft. Hood shooter had been treated for emotional problems. ...

Fifty Types of People Who Don't Like Mass Transit

Comments 0 · Dec 18, 2013 10:52 am

Progressives need to understand that there are many more reasons that some Cincinnatians hold steadfastly against investment in public transportation, especially when so many of our highways need to be widened and repaved because they are the only useful mode of transportation available to most people because we don’t have trains.
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The Will to Live

Comments 0 · Apr 2, 2014 12:47 am

My phone rang fairly late one evening during the summer of 2000. I was in bed, but my son was still up. On the phone was a nurse from the nursing home in Vevay, Indiana. My mother was staying there recuperating from knee surgery — her left knee. She had her right one replaced a year earlier. ...

Cincinnati vs. The World 01.22.2014

Comments 0 · Jan 22, 2014 11:01 am

Tea party activists and fiscal conservatives are securing seats on local school boards across the Tristate and taking their anger over big government and Obama out on tax levies and Common Core standards. CINCINNATI -1 ...

Orchids and Onions for Our Sole Surviving Daily

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:13 pm

It’s Orchids and Onions, Darts and Flowers for Curmudgeon’s home-delivered Enquirer. ...

There Are Too Many Types of Toothpaste

Comments 1 · Dec 4, 2013 10:28 am

The toothpaste aisle is the worst. There are only like two toothpaste companies and they make about 1,000 different types. ...

 
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