Tag Archives: Olmsted

The Olmsted Brothers’ 1913 plan for Ypsi’s stretch of the Huron River

Way back in 2007, after learning that my friend Nat Edmunds was in possession of an original copy of the 1913 Huron River Improvement Plan drafted by influential landscape architects John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., I made a promise on this site that I’d figure out a way to get it scanned […]

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Broken ribs and bikini machines

Someone from my doctor’s office called earlier with the results of the x-rays I’d taken yesterday. Apparently they showed that I had two fractured ribs. Here, for those of you who are interested in leaving flowers, candles and the like at the site where the incident took place, is a map showing where I smashed […]

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