Daily Diversion #276: King Gambrinus

The statue of King Gambrinus (“The Drunken King”) in Columbus’ Brewery District:

King Gambrinus

No, that’s not Burger King…it’s King Gambrinus (“The Drunken King”).

For years, beginning in the early twentieth century, he stood watch over the August Wagner Brewery (originally Gambrinus Brewery). Now, he conducts his eternal revels around the corner from my apartment.

Daily Diversion #101: The Genius of Water Runs Dry in Winter

The Tyler Davidson Fountain, aka The Genius of Water. Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Ohio.

“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”-James Whistler