Celebrants hold aloft their Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area labeled alcohol beverage cups 20 minutes after the DORA ordinance went into effect allowing alcohol beverages in parts of Uptown Westerville, home of the Anti-Saloon League and prohibition. My Final Photo for June 17, 2021.
A cicada climbs along the limb of a mulberry tree with ripening fruit that is typically ignored by the insects during their ew weeks above ground. My Final Photo for June 16, 2021.
Firefighter trainees watch as another student reaches the top of a 105-foot aerial ladder during training with the climb being the final stage on their exam when training is completed. My Final Photo for June 15, 2021.
Contractors finish laying the first level of what will be six inches of asphalt to the new parking lot behind city hall. My Final Photo for June 14, 2021.
Red aphids cover the underside of leaves on prairie wildflower plans growing around the wetlands of Highlands Aquatic Center. My Final Photo for June 13, 2021.
Three fleets of sailors cast off from the docks at the Hoover Sail Club for afternoon completion in a regional regatta. My Final Photo for June 12, 2021.
A great egret fishes in the waters of the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Center. My Final Photo for June 11, 2021.
Masons build concrete block walls for a storage and work shed at Alum Creek Park South where the BMX bike path is being upgraded. My Final Photo for June 10, 2021.
A trio of fishermen try their luck at fishing and navigating the higher than normal rushing waters below the dam at Alum Creek Park in Westerville. My Final Photo for June 9, 2021.
Farmer Kevin Scott adjusts springs on the no-till seed drill before beginning the second planting of portions of the Braun Farm fields. My Final Photo for June 8, 2021.
Raindrops on a car windshield mark the difficulty for plans to plow and replant the fields at the Braun Farm on a very wet Monday. My Final Photo for June 7, 2021.
Samuel, a visitor from the East, poses for a photo after Mass with his family at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville, Ohio. My Final Photo for June 6, 2021.
Baseball parents watch their team's game from seats at the upper level of the ballfield in the bottomland along Big Walnut Creek in Galena, Ohio. My Final Photo for June 5, 2021.
A crew from MAD Scientist cuts invasive narrow-leaved cattail from a section of the wetlands at the Highlands Aquatic Center park. My Final Photo for June 4, 2021.
A sailor helps her boatmate load their sailboat onto its trailer after sailing Hoover Reservoir as a portion of their certification process. My Final Photo for June 3, 2021.
Rows of corn sprouts mark the longest path across the lower field at the Yarnell Farm where moist and warm weather has encouraged growth for the recently planted seeds. My Final Photo for June 2, 2021.
A blooming Oxeye daisy plant stands out against the dried soil and detritus of the lower field on the Braun Farm where the noxious plant shows itself every spring. My Final Photo for June 1, 2021.