Saturday, August 23

A low-key, rainy Saturday.

We didn't do much this evening. The on-again off-again rain showers put the kibosh on
our plans of going down to the Cincy Brew Ha Ha. The Reds game finally started after
about a two hour rain delay...
Lytle Park
They finally snapped their seven game losing streak by beating the Braves 1-0! BP singled
in the games only run. And Mike Leake was brilliant on the mound for the Reds. One of the
headlines I saw after the game was pretty cleaver, "Righty plugs Leake in Reds' sinking ship."
Hopefully, the Reds will be able to build some momentum and win two in a row when we go to
the Reds game tomorrow. :)

Friday, August 22

Midpoint Indie Summer.

We went over the Square for the second to last Midpoint Indie Summer of the season.
Tonight's headlining band was Cincinnati's own, Psychodots. We've heard them a few
times before. They're not our favorite band in the world but they're still pretty good...
Fountain Square
Fountain Square
Fountain Square
Fountain Square
Fountain Square
Fountain Square
There's just one more Midpoint Indie Summer show left this season. We'll see you on the
Square next Friday
! :)

Good evening.

Lytle Park
Good evening from downtown Cincinnati. :)

It takes all types.

When we were walking the dogs through Lytle Park, we saw this lady out walking her cat...
Lytle Park
Lytle Park
I guess it takes all types to make the world go round. :)

Pause for paws.

Pause for paws
Pause for paws
Pause for paws
:)

It's a sign.

It's a sign
For an upcoming performance by Jake Speed and the Freddies at the Historic Shillito Building's Downtowne Listening Room. :)

It's Skyline time!

We had delicious Skyline for lunch today!
It's Skyline time!
YUM! :)

Thursday, August 21

Reds baseball game #27!

Tonight, we went back to the ballpark to see the Reds take on the Atlanta Braves...
Great American Ball Park
GABP was crazy empty this evening...
Great American Ball Park
Great American Ball Park
The Reds brought up David Holmberg from AAA Louisville to pitch tonight in place of
an injured Homey Bailer...
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His first start for the Reds back in July didn't go so hot...
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Holmberg gave up 7 hits – including three long balls – and 5 earned runs in just 2.2 innings.
So we didn't have a really good feeling coming into this game...
Great American Ball Park
The Braves Jason Heyward...
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Great American Ball Park
BARGE!
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Holmberg got rocked again. He gave up 6 runs on 5 hits again in just 2.2 innings. :/
Enter Pedro Villarreal...
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Great American Ball Park
The Braves had their ace Julio Tehran on the hill...
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Great American Ball Park
BARGE!!
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Oh wait, that's the same barge. It was trying to turn around or something. One of the
t-shirts the Reds Rally pack shot up into the crowd landed on the seat a couple of seats
over. And we gave it to a little kid sitting in front of us...
Great American Ball Park
There were some pretty little pink clouds floating by GABP...
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There wasn't much else to get excited about...
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Great American Ball Park
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I don't know that there were anywhere near 20,000 people at tonight's game.
Great American Ball Park
Great American Ball Park
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And then awesome happened. Reds outfielder/second baseman Skip Schumaker came
in to pitch the ninth inning...
Great American Ball Park
Great American Ball Park
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Skip went on to pitch a scoreless ninth! And that was the highlight of the game for us.
That, and this guy trying to dance up a Reds rally...
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Great American Ball Park
Turns out he was dancing just a couple sections over...
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Great American Ball Park
Great American Ball Park
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Yep. It hasn't been a very good stretch for the Reds lately. :/