Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our g...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Raspberries lend color to Valentine’s dessert

Raspberries lend color to Valentine’s dessert

Most months of the year there’s a holiday to celebrate.Think about it. January has New Year’s; Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day; March bri...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Gloria turns up the wheat

Gloria turns up the wheat

Patience. Perseverance. We all want it, but don’t necessarily want to take the path that it may take to get there. As a little girl I really did...

February 9th, 2018 |  



Are you eating out for Valentine’s Day?

Are you eating out for Valentine’s Day?

With all the recent media reports of foodborne illness caused by eating at some restaurants, how can I know if the place I take my sweetie this year f...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Are you ready?

Are you ready?

On Wednesday of this week London received a pretty good snowfall. We had anywhere from four to six inches of snow. What amazes me is how precise the w...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Please, just let me grow old

Please, just let me grow old

One of the New Year’s resolutions I made, which the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage reminded me, is to take a day off and just relax.That is ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Fighting against unfair trade

Fighting against unfair trade

We had a big victory for Ohio workers last week.The Trump administration followed through on calls from myself and Senator Portman to stand up for the...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Gloria bakes the cake

Gloria bakes the cake

“Julia, here is a one cup measure for the flour, you may put two level cups into this bowl and Austin, here’s the sugar, you may dump this...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Raw or lightly cooked sprouts not safe to eat for certain populations

Raw or lightly cooked sprouts not safe to eat for certain populations

I went to a hibachi grill last weekend and I really wanted to eat the sprouts, but my husband was adamant that I not eat them because I’m pregna...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Looking back

Looking back

“Lovin’ don’t last — cookin’ do!”I remember the first time I saw that quirky little saying. Attributed to the Amis...

February 2nd, 2018 |