guide to living in Dayton

Best gifts of 2020

2020 sucked. So, in the middle of the worst year ever, there were a few things that made me happy- and might solve your last minute gift giving dilemmas (or not, since Republican scrooges in Congress might have you on the edge of getting evicted, personal bankruptcy and in a line at the foodbank). Of Read More

The pride of Dayton wins again

While WGI is happening right here in Dayton, a group of Dayton kids traveled to Atlanta to compete in “Buck or Die” which is a drill team competition. I’ve written about the Dayton Invincible Regulating Striders before. Same story. They went, they competed, they kicked butt. They won “best performance overall” which means their scores Read More

Fun for Funds for Fisher House: Dec 11

Fisher House is the military equivalent of the Ronald McDonald house- a place for families to stay while their loved ones are in a hospital. A group from out of town is bringing Jeff Allen to the Victoria for a fundraiser for the Fisher House. Tickets are $10- but, if you can’t go, you can Read More

PechaKucha 20×20 – Dayton – Vol. 28 – PK and the Machine Thursday, 22 Sept 2016

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I’m a huge fan of Pecha Kucha Dayton- a local event run by three South Parkians. This is a local event of a global network of events. It’s free (including the beer and wine- donations accepted) and it’s fun- and you may learn something. Read More

My new favorite places to eat in Dayton

I’m still lamenting the loss of “Olive Dive” on the corner of Wayne and E. Third Street almost a year after they said adieu. Yes, the prices kept going up, but it was Dayton’s first and best farm-to-table restaurant. But, no worries, two other Olive’s have popped up (the Green Olive at the Traffic Circle Read More

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