Barbara David

Travel Adventures, Cincinnati Attractions & Writing

Beach Mountain

For the January issue of Cincinnati Family Magazine, I’m writing about Beach Mountain. Ricky and I went out there yesterday and had a good time.  2590 Water Park Dr, … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Will Write for Roof

Beyond the glamorous world of travel writing, detailing the quality and quantity of changing tables in Children’s Museum restrooms across the country, I do other freelance writing and also some … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Metamora’s train

Geoff and I enjoyed a trip back in time, from the back of a train. We boarded the caboose of Metamora’s 30 minute train ride, climbed up to the observation … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chapter one, research and 1st draft complete

As I wrapped up the chapter, daughter Paulette turns on the radio. Fortunately, the December 25, 1936, Cincinnati Enquirer ran the radio schedule for Christmas Day. (A radio schedule!) Amazingly, … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

’37 Flood finds: New novel, new research

As I continue on Chapter one, which takes place in Cincinnati on Christmas 1936, I needed to know a few facts. Helen wants to set a festive mood for her … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

Scene 75 Milford: Opening August (or September 1st, or September Sometime)

  Visionary. In a month, or maybe in a few weeks more, owner Jonah Sandler says this old Kmart, long empty, will be filled with fun attractions and happy customers. … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cross the Shark Bridge at Newport Aquarium

It’s perfectly safe, but it feels dangerous. It’s confining, it rocks and jerks with every movement, and the line behind means there’s no turning back. Shark Bridge sways inches above … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment