Downtown details.

Cincinnati City Hall is such a beautiful iconic building. πŸ˜€πŸ›οΈβ€οΈ

The view is pretty nice.

The windows on the west side of Grey’s office overlooks the 71/75 interchange. I could sit and watch the traffic all day long. It’s so mesmerizing…

And then it started raining…

Later in the afternoon, the rain stopped and I took this LapseIt timelapse looking out the window from my space on the other side of the office…

The views of downtown Cincinnati from Grey’s offices are just gorgeous. πŸ˜€πŸŒ¨οΈβ˜οΈπŸŒ€οΈβ€οΈ

My first day Grey.

Today was my first day at Grey Midwest. This morning we stopped for coffee. We were joking that we should have made one of those first day of school plaques that you see people make for their kids. Thadd. First day at Grey. I’m a senior designer. Favorite color is navy. Favorite foods are spaghetti with garlic bread and cheeseburgers…

Here’s my space…

Right next to the window…

And I still get a sweet view Carew Tower…

If I look out the windows toward the south, I can see the Bengals Paul Bown Stadium…

This refrigerator is full of community food that anyone can help themselves to…

And these drawers have every sort of snack you could think of…

In the lobby by the elevators, there’s this adorable little door…

It was an unbelievable first day. The people, the space, the company are all just out of this world. I was pinching myself all day long to make sure this wasn’t a dream. I can’t wait for tomorrow. πŸ˜€πŸ’»β€οΈ

My last day at Deskey.

After six years, today was my last day at Deskey. This is what my office looked like at the end of last week before I accepted the offer for my new position…

And here’s what it looked like this morning…

I’m going to miss being able to see Carew Tower out of my office window…

I’m not going miss that terrible ArtWorks mural of the pale lady staring at me all day…

I’m really going to miss watching the construction across the street take shape…

You know it’s time to move on when that’s the thing you’re really going to miss the most…

Thanks for a good six years, Deskey. Best wishes for your continued success. Say what you will, it’s definitely been an experience…

Turning the page, and onto the next chapter. We’ll be staying in Cincinnati. I’m joining the Midwest office of the Grey Group as a Senior Designer. I’m sooo excited about this new adventure.Β  My first day will be next Wednesday.Β πŸ˜€πŸ‘‹β€οΈ

Constructing Cincinnati.

And they’re on to the next floor on the construction across the street

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Constructing Cincinnati.

Across the street, they were laying the concrete foundation on the first floor today…

It was a pretty neat process to watch take shape.Β πŸ˜€πŸš§β€οΈ

FC|C Adidas x Parley.

I love the color navy. It’s one of my favorite colors if not my most favorite. I also love navy stuff. I’d say about a quarter of my wardrobe is made up of navy stuff or has at least has some navy on it. So imagine my delight when I got this email from FC Cincy touting these limited edition Adidas X Parley navy Earth Day jerseys

As soon as saw the email, I saved what I was working on, grabbed my wallet and headed down the FC Cincinnati Team Store on Fourth Street

And now I have a brand new navy FC|C Adidas x Parley jersey! πŸ˜€βš½οΈπŸ€—β€οΈ

It’s a sign.

It looked like Cr-zy Monk Asian Eatery is almost open for business on Main Street in downtown Cincinnati…

I’ll have to try to check it out sometime really soon. πŸ˜€πŸ₯‘❀️

Constructing Cincinnati.

It looks like they finished the support structure for the first floor of the building they are constructing across the street...

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Constructing Cincinnati.

They make progress every day at the construction site across the street

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