Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Super Cool New & Improved Washington Park!

The new Washington Park is so unbelievably awesome that it is almost impossible to remember how it was before.  The city has totally blossomed and it's just really cool. I think we earned some urban pioneer cred considering we bought our condo downtown almost a decade before the big revitalization.

We headed down on Sunday to check it out, since the grand opening was just last week. Courtesy of social media, we knew swimming suits were an important part of enjoying the fun and away we went!

Check out our girlies enjoying our city's latest  investment in beautification and restoration! (That's Music Hall behind Bea for your reference.)

Super cool interactive fountain, very unique playground equipment, giant instruments, outdoor stage & gazebo, free music, nice facilities, walking distance to all the hip new OtR stuff, easy underground parking...GET YOUR BUNS TO WASHINGTON PARK! 

Grab your flux capacitor

What do this blog, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, A Christmas Carol and Back to the Future all have in common? That's right - they all travel back and forth in time.  So in my never-ending quest to document the fleeting moments of life as the Four Schneiders, I'm just going to have to stick with organized chaos here on the blog.  (Some sage advice from my dear friend Linda echos through my mind right now, but I'm keeping it to myself.)  

So, with that - let's travel through time a little. Because it's the quickest thing to post in my long line of potential blogs, here's the little collage from our trip to the Parade of Nations last night for the World Choir Games. Long story short, it's like the Olympics - only with singing. And this was the first time it has ever been in America and it was in Cincinnati. As the ads say "The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Music" in our "City That Sings."  It is truly incredible to see the city teeming with every nationality you can imagine. I'm proud of our city for hosting!

We had dinner at Mccormick and Schmicks and literally watched the world pass by outside the window.  Then there was a big party on Fountain Square and our little ones danced and clapped along with people from across the planet. Good stuff Cincinnati, Good stuff!