Into The Wind and Cold

Foilboarder Jim Schneider works to lift his board onto its foil running into nearly 30 miles per hour wind gusts across Hoover Reservoir Sunday afternoon with other boarders. My Final Photo for February 25, 2024.

Foilboarder Jim Schneider works to lift his board onto its foil running into nearly 30 miles per hour wind gusts across Hoover Reservoir Sunday afternoon with other boarders. My Final Photo for February 25, 2024.

Six Hands. Four Wrenches.

Six Hands. Four Wrenches.

City service workers use three crescent wrenches for leverage and another to rotate a broken section of the fire hydrant in front of Westerville Antiques to make repairs after it failed during a routine inspection last week. My Final Photo for February 13, 2024.

Winter Coverings

Winter Coverings

Acorn Nursery’s greenhouses covered in plastic for the winter sit along Alum Creek just below the Alum Creek Park dam, in the background. My Final Photo for February 12, 2024.

Sunday Sailors

Sunday Sailors

With the Red Bank bridge at the horizon and a minimum of four boats to race on a winter day, a quartet of sailors from the Hoover Sail Club pass the final buoy on the final race Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for February 11, 2024.

Art For The Environment

Art For The Environment

Three young artists show their works created on the theme of the environment during a performance by the woodwind section of The Westerville Symphony at the Women in Science event at the Westerville Community Center. My Final Photo for February 10, 2024.

Tossing Double Cheese

Tossing Double Cheese

An extra-large thin-crust pizza dough gets tossed at Cardinal Pizza to make a double cheese pie on National Pizza Day. My Final Photo for February 9, 2024.

Souperbowl Serving

Souperbowl Serving

A man is served homemade chicken tortilla soup by the chef at Souperbowl Dinner to raise money for W.A.R.M. at the Senior Center in the Community Center. My Final Photo for February 8, 2023.

Bluebird House Cleaning

Bluebird House Cleaning

A nine-year-old boy unscrews the door of a bluebird house for cleaning in a prairie field at Hoover Reservoir along Sunbury Road under the direction of his grandfather who watches from a short distance. My Final Photo for February 7, 2023.

Sunset Seagull Scan

Sunset Seagull Scan

Birdwatchers scan Hoover Reservoir looking for ripples from birds breaking the smooth waters of the lake just after sunset Tuesday. My Final Photo for February 6, 2024.

Andy Hicks’ Life Celebration

Andy Hicks’ Life Celebration

A bagpiper exits the sanctuary at Heritage Christian Church after the Celebration of Life Ceremony for retired Westerville Battalion Chief Andy Hicks who died last week, My Final Photo for February 5, 2024.

I’ll Just Serve Myself

I’ll Just Serve Myself

When mom and dad are distracted from their feeding duties at the St. Paul Spaghetti Dinner this toddler takes control and grabs Dad’s fork to serve himself. My final Photo for February 4, 2024.

Late Afternoon Casts

Late Afternoon Casts

Two fishermen stand at the edge of Hoover Reservoir Saturday with the afternoon sun reflected in the high waters of the lake. My Final Photo for February 3, 2024.

Just Drowning Bait

Just Drowning Bait

Jessie and Mark attend their rods with lines tossed into Hoover Reservoir in hopes of retrieving large catfish on a chilly and windy Friday afternoon.

Winter’s Shadows

Winter’s Shadows

The oak tree at the corner of Brisbane and Barcelona casts its winter shadow across snow that remains on the ground after a weekend storm. My Final Photo for February 18, 2024.

Sledding At South Park

Sledding At South Park

Sledders gather at the top of the snow-covered hill at Alum Creek Park South after an overnight storm brought seven inches of snow to central Ohio. My Final Photo for February 17, 2024.

Snow Crash Waiting

Snow Crash Waiting

A line of westbound cars sits idle on Central College at the bridge below Hoover Dam waiting for police to open the roadway following a series of car crashes without injury during the evening snowfall. A group of drivers, passengers, and parents of drivers stand together waiting for tow trucks to remove their vehicles. My Final Photo for February 16, 2024.

House Cleaning In Winter

House Cleaning In Winter

The brick facade at the new Ampersand restaurant and apartment building on West College is power-washed Thursday as the building replacing the Book Harbor bookstore gets closer to opening. My Final Photo for February 15, 2024.

Ready For Lovers

Ready For Lovers

Vases filled with roses sit ready for arrangements at Talbott’s Flowers in Uptown Westerville for delivery and sale to the affectionate on Valentine’s Day. My Final Photo for February 14, 2024.

Six Hands. Four Wrenches.

Six Hands. Four Wrenches.

City service workers use three crescent wrenches for leverage and another to rotate a broken section of the fire hydrant in front of Westerville Antiques to make repairs after it failed during a routine inspection last week. My Final Photo for February 13, 2024.

Winter Coverings

Winter Coverings

Acorn Nursery’s greenhouses covered in plastic for the winter sit along Alum Creek just below the Alum Creek Park dam, in the background. My Final Photo for February 12, 2024.