A River Runs Through ItOhio2EnglandBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingApr 16, 2017Welcome to my old hometown.Tiffin People (click for more)It was his hometown, too. That’s William Harvey Gibson, “raised in a family that valued hard work, plain dress, temperance and sympathy for the unfortunate,” according to Wikipedia. He was said to be a very eloquent speaker, though you probably didn’t want to get him started on temperance, unless you had a lot of time to kill.Gibson groupie. That dress could be plainer.“99 Bottles of beer on the wall” was strictly forbidden within earshotThe man himself during the Civil War. Note to horse: history records that you were shot from under your rider. Run, fast, to an alternate timeline! Maybe one where they didn’t tear down the last courthouse…Yeah, that one.Oh, and here’s his coat. The second braid is a spare in case he had to use the first one. “For what?” you ask. That’s a good question.He looks like he might sell braiding. And buttons. And a million other things. Cabin Creations, on South Washington Street.Founder guyI only put this here because it makes me think of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the picture of Josiah Hedges looks a bit spookyHere’s a fine looking horse-drawn hearse that it appears Ida didn’t need after all. In storage at the Seneca County Museum.Presumably they had one of these in the hearse’s first aid kitThis is kind of random. Well, more random than usual.Next time you honk at someone tell them it’s for peaceNote to Earth: need more members of the clubIf you ever have a fire make sure you call the *real* fire department, these guys only use seltzerShall we head back?The museum still has a subscriptionIf you find your teeth / Are giving naught but grief / This promise we now make / Your jaw we will not breakHis boss was always looking over his shoulder. POTUS #18 in fighting trim at the Civil War Museum.As long as we’re doing old photos, here are some high school students, looking like they were held back more than a few yearsI’m half expecting to see Jack NicholsonDaughters of the American Revolution, not too many generations from literallyI’m thinking that blouse has some Georgia O’Keeffe in it, which puts a whole different spin on thingsYou, with the chin curtain, are you responsible for the state of that blouse up yonder?Graffiti artist calls attention to small gene poolThe walking dead don’t always have a sense of humorShe hands out Halloween candyDon’t get between her and her ponyBus makes all stops back through your childhoodIf only she hadn’t given her MedAlert bracelet to her granddaughter as a keepsakeAnother success story from the Dorian Gray dating agencyIt’s bad form for a guest to wear the same thing as the brideSacajawea’s Facebook status: TeaseWhere’s the symbol for app?The Nature Channel must be on againThe headlight exhibition is across the roomYou can go ride your bike after you do your churning, young ladyWe take off shoes at our house, tooGrandpa was always playing his music too loudhe also liked a good cigarand the occasional road trip, which the makers of his favorite brew were only too happy to sponsor.There’s glass in that thar Glass MuseumSome of it’s downright fancyFantastic tour guideWhat happens when an ice cream truck parks outside The Ritz↑ To be honest, sometimes it’s hard to tell. But it’s great to have a book shop downtownI love you KrogerWho wouldn’t march in that paradeFor those who think the Slaughtered Lamb is for wimpsWestgate: Everything must goOpening soon: Meow MeadowsLook closely and you’ll see why screens are a necessityGrowing up, I entered plenty. (Shall I rephrase that?) Welcome to the Park Avenue pause. Part II, on the other side of the green, must have been judged too short to justify its own name. The sign(s) arrived some time after I left home.Residents use all weapons at their disposal to combat an annual menaceMy nephew drew this when he was a kid……and bought this when he grew up. Probably better resale value.Spotted out on a limb in London. Can you give me a hint about that tattoo?Oh, I see it now!