Murphy-Cam Blog

Boys Of Summer
March 30, 2019

Our Cincinnati Reds take the field for the 150th season as the boys of summer herald the Great American Pastime. The smell of popcorn, hotdogs, and freshly mown grass stir long forgotten memories. A bat cracks. A foul ball into deep right field. Gloved youth vie for bragging rights, and an autograph if they hang out after the game. Steeped in a century and a half of tradition, The Game, passed down from father to son, grandmother to...

Opening Day Cincinnati
March 28, 2019

One benefit of being the oldest team in Major League Baseball is kicking off the season with Opening Day in Cincinnati! Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus Making our rounds this morning we discovered our bronze statue of Cincinnatus, bedecked with an appropriately sized Reds ball cap. The Roman statesman, for whom the city was named, was born around 519 bce. He served the fledgling Roman Empire from 460 to 439. Opening Day The day will include a...

Saturday Morning Jazz
March 16, 2019

A good cup of coffee, my trusty sidekick, and the rest of the house asleep is the perfect recipe for Saturday Morning Jazz. My current groove is Spotify's Coffee Table Jazz playlist. I do get the dichotomy. Streaming digital music through a wireless Sonos WiFi signal is a far cry from the days of Vinyl, or even Compact Disks for that matter. That's not to mention the many other audio formats that have come and gone. Though I do not foresee the...

Marvel-ous Night For A Movie
March 9, 2019

Opening weekend for Captain Marvel, and we were greeted with a Marvel-ous night for a movie. Winter has extended its stay in the Tri-State, but there are signs of spring. Buds are popping, new grass is sprouting, and goose dropping's line the walkways along the river. I enjoyed the long awaited Caption Marvel film, complete with opening title memorial to Stan Lee, rest his soul. Creator of the most iconic superheroes in the business, and frequent...

Carnaval De Nice - King Of Cinema
February 20, 2019

Carnaval De Nice traces it’s earliest origins back to the Middle Ages. It was a street party without organized parades until the 19th century. Today, it is a party of some magnificence, based on a theme for the year. A king is created to preside over the festivities throughout the multi day event, and then set on fire at the conclusion while fireworks alight the night sky over the Mediterranean.  King of Cinema This years theme is King of Cinema....

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