Archive for August, 2013

Cuyahoga County Fair Being something of a county fair snob, I have always favored the Wayne County Fair. I don’t remember my first visit but I think it was in the early 1990’s. I loved the animal barns, the 4H displays, the bake offs, fair food, tractor pulls, and countless booths for water filters, new […]

In every city and every state the dilemma of income disparity is becoming more and more apparent. The boom years from the 1980’s on to 2005 are over. The Great Recession has demonstrated powerfully that we are not as well off as our middle class parents. Many people have written and spoken out about this. […]

Okay. It’s not just MY necklace. But I hope the title of this post caught your attention. The Emerald Necklace is a collection of parks (Cleveland calls these parks Reservations) that, until recently, surrounded Cleveland and its suburbs on three sides. The forth, and northernmost side that was missing is now complete with the Lakefront […]