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Sandusky Wine Merchant

Sandusky Wine Merchant

After finishing our cocktails at the Moseley's Rooftop Bar, we exited onto Water Street to explore the downtown. The streets were bare compared to Princeton, yet the air felt vibrant and alive. The Sandusky Wine Merchant is next door to our hotel, tacoria, and rooftop bar. The Sandusky Wine Merchant offers wines from Australia, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, New Zealand and Spain but also has a good selection of local wines. I started talking to the store's charismatic owner,…

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Thursday 1 September 2022 - Jackson Street Pier

We arrived from Oberlin, Ohio, just after 6:30 PM. Once we had checked into our room, we headed up to the fourth floor of The Kilbourne Hotel to check out the rooftop bar. While the bartender made us some "fizzy" cocktails we sat outside looking out at Lake Erie. The area below was buzzing with activity. During a conversation with a retired couple, we learned that Sandusky hosts a Free music concert at Jackson Street Pier every Thursday night during…

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Bequia, August 1998

NOTE: Last year, after I bought a scanner to digitise my 35mm film negatives and old prints, I discovered a box full of developed Fujicolor Nexia Smart APS ISO 200 canisters. I was excited when I found a roll containing images from the last time I visited the land of my birth. I quickly sent off the rolls to be scanned by ScanSafe in their Noritsu Koki EZ scanner. I apologise for the quality of the images. I was technologically…

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Canada Day in Niagara Falls

Canada Day Fireworks

Over eight years, a long time ago in kid years, Bhavna, the kids and I vacationed in Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. It was a vacation with extended family; my two sisters-in-law, their kids, and one set of my nephew's grandparents. Niagara Falls was our first-ever extended family vacation and our second international trip. I just rediscovered the images, which I had never posted to this blog until now. Sometimes It takes me a long time to get around to…

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Visiting Dad in Salt Lake City

It had been a long time since I had seen Dad. Usually, once a year, Dad would visit each of his boys on the east coast rotating between Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida. He would spend a week reacquainting himself with his grandchildren. But recently his health had worsened.…

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