Author Archives: Bob Benz

Rolling to Devil’s Kettle with Noah

We took advantage of the exceptional weather during the past week to ride the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway over to Devil’s Kettle, where I indulged my love of their Gallatea Dunkel. Great time. Great ride. Love this photo of Lara and … Continue reading

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For Rent: One-Level 3-Bed 2-Bath in Near East Side

Rare one-level living on the near East Side! Ideal for families! Walk to the elementary school, library, and uptown. Continue reading

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Back in the boat

Not sure why it took this long, but I finally got back on the water. Yesterday was perfect. Breezy. Low humidity. Sunny. I went up to Stroud’s Run and circumnavigated Dow Lake. Despite the fact it was high noon, I … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being evil

Sydney takes a break from being evil to preen. 

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WTF is that atop the refrigerator?

That silver tray. Next to the fabulous Ricardo Cate’ artwork. A closer look reveals … a beatific rack of ribs, bristling with spices. Yup. Ribs above the fridge. WTF?  Well. This. We again have a creature capable of looking our … Continue reading

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Sydney on the sink …

Lara found a great place to park the parrot while she’s in the kitchen. He was completely content to hang out there while she worked on dinner …

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Big dog, big fan

As the temperatures rise, it didn’t take Sunshine long to figure out how to stay cool …

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Happy Mother’s Day

During our 28 years together, Lara and I have assembled an art collection that makes our house feel like a home. Each piece is a time machine, transporting us back to some magical point in our life together, making it … Continue reading

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More musical pho at Fur Peace Ranch …

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John Waters has a book he’d like Trump to read

This By the Book interview with John Waters in Sunday’s New York Times was all kinds of awesome, from his citing Ignatius J. Reilly as his favorite fictional hero to his cranky anticipation of the English translation of the next … Continue reading

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