The cheapening of human life

The cheapening of human life

The cries of terror and disbelief continue. Teenagers lie down in front of the White House to protest the nation’s tepid, stalled gun-control le...

February 27th, 2018 |  


When it rains it pours

When it rains it pours

Everything happens at once. This year at once translates to the last two weeks in February.My husband’s birthday is Tuesday, Feb. 27. We are goi...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


When it rains it pours

When it rains it pours

Everything happens at once. This year at once translates to the last two weeks in February.My husband’s birthday is Tuesday, Feb. 27. We are goi...

February 23rd, 2018 |  



Gloria and Daniel’s Valentine’s present

Gloria and Daniel’s Valentine’s present

Picture this, its Tuesday evening about 8:45 when Gloria told me, “Daniel I started labor.” I was like, “You are kidding me!” ...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Food safety hotline provides answers to consumers’ food questions

Food safety hotline provides answers to consumers’ food questions

There seems to be a lot of information on food safety issues online. But I’m wondering, is there somewhere or someone I can call for help when I...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


In honor of Rev. Billy Graham

In honor of Rev. Billy Graham

“Billy Graham is dead.” Those were the words that hit me in the face like slabs of electric guitar chords early Wednesday morning. The new...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Oh, dem golden tones of silence

Oh, dem golden tones of silence

Saturday evening, Feb. 9 the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly were reclining on the living room sofa enjoying our evening cup of cof...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Protecting Veterans from VA accounting mistakes

Protecting Veterans from VA accounting mistakes

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent. The best ideas don’t come out of Washington — they ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Real conversations I’ve had lately at drive-thru restaurants…“I’ll have a Big Mac value meal with a diet Coke.”Pause....

February 16th, 2018 |  


Foods to stock up ahead of snowstorms

Foods to stock up ahead of snowstorms

It seems like every time the weather forecast calls for snow, sleet or ice, the grocery store aisles empty of bread and milk. But I’m wondering,...

February 16th, 2018 |