#TBT Pause for paws.

Remember that time when Milan and I were walking in downtown Cincinnati by P&G’s daycare, and Milan thought a plush dog in the window was a real dog?

Milan was the friendliest dog. Always remembering all the good times with the bud dog. 😀🐾🦕❤️

Booksellers on Fountain Square.

I just saw that The Booksellers on Fountain Square is closing…

The Booksellers had the most wonderful children’s book section. Downtown Cincinnati is losing another great shopping option. This building alone at the corner of Fifth and Vine Streets has lost a Macy’s, Tiffany & Co, and now The Booksellers. If you need to run out to get a last minute gift, it seems that downtown has fewer and fewer options with each passing day. And that’s a real shame.  😰📘❤️

Downtown details.

Looking up at Carew Tower from the corner of Fourth and Vine Streets in downtown Cincinnati on my way to catch the bus home. 😀🏙️❤️

Downtown details.

Historic West Fourth Street. 😀🏙️❤️

On the opposite corner of Elm and Fourth Streets is Caffe Barrista. They make the best sausage, egg, and cheese croissant breakfast sammiches…

I really like Caffe Barrista a lot. And they have really great salads…

And great cookies too.

Weston Art Gallery.

I don’t miss many things about my old job. Not very many at all. But the one thing I miss the most was the location. I felt more centrally located in the Central Business District when I was located at Eighth and Main Streets. As opposed to now, being tucked away in this little armpit of downtown over by the Bengals Stadium. I just used to be really close to way more stuff. And one of the things I miss was being right around the corner from the Weston Art Gallery because the Weston always has some really interesting art exhibits.

On my way to the bus after work tonight, I was by the Weston and stopped in to see their current exhibition…

The current exhibition was called Emily Moores’s Felt Embrace. It’s an undulating and ornate suspended installation comprised of wood, paper, and fabric in the Weston’s street-level space…

In her intricate and ethereal installations, Emily Moores (Cincinnati, OH) investigates the affective dimensions of texture: the intimate interaction with an individual’s feelings and body without physical touch. Responding to the vertical expanse of the Weston’s street-level atrium,  Moores constructs Felt Embrace, a new suspended installation assembled from folded and cut paper and fabric that combines ornamentation and patterns in a unified monumental mass, fragile and detailed, yet also ominous and tumultuous. With this new installation, Moores’s recent addition of bold color into her work creates greater impact and dynamic contrast to its architectural setting.

It’s a really beautiful exhibition. I’ll have to try to stop back on Friday to see what is on display in their lower level.  😀🖼️🎨❤️

Downtown details.

I just love this view from the ninth floor of 302 West Third Street…

And I also love looking up at Carew Tower as I’m walking down Fourth Street on my way to catch the Metro 17 bus home…

Good evening from downtown Cincinnati. 😀🌇❤️

Oh, and the little #CincyStreetBot in the crosswalk at Walnut and Seventh Streets doesn’t look like it’s holding up so well…

🙁🤖❤️

Good morning & good evening.

Good morning from Northside. And good morning from my downtown office window at Grey Midwest looking out at the Ohio River and Roebling Suspension Bridge…

And good evening from our backyard in Northside…

Good morning and good evening from Cincinnati. 😀🌄❤️

Constructing Cincinnati.

The building at the corner of Main and Eighth Street is really coming along…

But I still can’t believe there won’t be any on-site parking. 😀🚧❤️

Downtown details.

The setting sun made the Hyatt Regency look glow really red tonight…

😀🌆❤️

It was another rainy day.

It was another rainy day in Cincinnati. 😀🌧️☔️❤️