Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

The Buckeye State is a study of contrasts. This gamut includes large-city cosmopolitan chic versus pristine Ohio farmlands. Beautiful summers are the ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Choosing between health and your job

Choosing between health and your job

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s announcement that federa...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Of all the issues that come before the state legislature, some take on extra significance when weighed against the consequences of not acting. Since I...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  



Tailgates are back

Tailgates are back

I’ve lived in central Ohio for more than 40 years. When I first came it took a while to realize the impact that is made by sports played by team...

September 11th, 2015 |  


It’s hard being a fool when there’s so much competition

It’s hard being a fool when there’s so much competition

Ever since I was a young lad, I have had a competitive spirit. Being married has accelerated that competitive spirit, sometimes to my personal detrime...

September 10th, 2015 |  


What’s up with America?

What’s up with America?

I never thought I would live long enough to see what happened last week. An American. A Christian. A woman. A mother. Thrown into jail because of her ...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Resolving public record disputes

Resolving public record disputes

Ohio’s Public Records Act was enacted in 1963 to promote open, transparent government through orderly access to public records.However, disputes...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Daniel’s sharp taste buds, Gloria serves up deluxe scrambled eggs

Daniel’s sharp taste buds, Gloria serves up deluxe scrambled eggs

After I was married I thoroughly enjoyed cooking for my new husband, Daniel. Having supper ready upon his arrival home from work each evening was (and...

September 4th, 2015 |  


It’s festival time in Central Ohio

It’s festival time in Central Ohio

Late summer and early fall are festival season in Ohio. In September alone there are well over 100 festivals, celebrating everything from fine arts to...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Treasures of our faith

Treasures of our faith

For a proper spiritual development we must consider how we will cultivate the gifts of the Holy Spirit. They will work hand in hand with the virtues.T...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 3rd, 2015. |