Celebrating Why Dayton Ohio is a Great City to Call Home
I grew up in Dayton and my ancestors are buried around the city’s hillsides. In 1990, I left Dayton as I began flying for the USAF. Following my retirement, my family and move back to Dayton in 2017. The Air Force moved us every year or two and although we lived in some great places, the moves gave us a lot of perspective. The purpose of this page is to share all the great things taking place in Dayton, Ohio with a fresh set of eyes.
- 2017, Outside Magazine - Best Rebirth of the American Dream
- Forbes.com – #1 Happiest Cities to Work in
- 2015, Outside Magazine – Honorable Mention for Best Towns
- National Geographic - What the River Knows
At 800' wide, the Fountain of Lights at RiverScape MetroPark are reportedly one of the largest in the world! Here are the fountains erupting at sunset!
RiverScape River Run created a playful waterscape by replacing a low dam with Kayak Chutes.
The 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion Ceremony at the National Museum of the USAF as crowd gazes at a formation flyover of C-47s.
Formation of a new U.S. National Park called the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center & the Wright Cycle Co. Bike Shop
The 115th Anniversary of First Flight Ceremony Flyover by a Wright-Patterson AFB C-17 at Wright Brothers Memorial, Dayton Ohio.
The Huffman Prairie Flying Field and a National Historic Landmark at sunset.