Cincinnati Sightings…

No trip is complete without a bike ride…My sister courageously consented to  go riding with me! 

We had a grand bit of pedaling down a quiet wooded trail along the Little Miami River…

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We stopped along the way to have a closer look at wayside flowers, of course…P1140475P1140479P1140496P1140499…completing a delightful 26 miles or so before our rental time elapsed. 

If you’re ever in these parts look up this paved trail running from Loveland to the ‘beyond’ in both directions.  Peaceful, quaint, and refreshing terrain, with NO HILLS!

 

And then there’s downtown Cincinnati—an interesting mix of old and new…

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in various stagesP1140536 of decay or restoration…

 

But I am a walk-in-the-woods sort of girl…

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And these woods are so like the ones by which I grew up. 

The may apples are raising their umbrellas…P1140589P1140593And the Violets and Spring Beauties are showing their faces, just as they did in the springs of my childhood.

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Only we are now children only in our memories…P1140611 

 

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And they are good ones!

P1140697–LS

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. I Cor.13:11-12

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Photos taken in Loveland, downtown and Washington Park, Mt. Airy Forest park, and Eden Park…

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