Cutting the cord

Cutting the cord

Like many of you, I’m always looking for ways to save money. I regularly review utility bills to see how they change month-to-month, something I...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Hate and humility in the social media

Hate and humility in the social media

I was a late adopter of Facebook. I had a nagging fear that no one would befriend me, and that my Facebook experience would become a monologue. Of cou...

February 14th, 2018 |  


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 |  



Get your popcorn ready

Get your popcorn ready

Celebrating the Prince of Humbug.“There’s a sucker born every minute.”Those are the immortal words of the greatest showman of all ti...

February 10th, 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 |  


What’s the purpose of higher education?

What’s the purpose of higher education?

I recently spoke with a college-bound student and his mother in my career services office. These types of meetings have significantly increased in the...

February 8th, 2018 |  


The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

In the aftermath of World War II, the U.S. occupation authorities in Germany, checking on the effectiveness of their “denazification” prog...

February 8th, 2018 updated: 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 |