Do you need encouraged?

Do you need encouraged?

“How are you doing?” No, be honest with yourself and with me when I ask you that question, “How are you doing?” Many times, wh...

May 19th, 2018 |  


A life altering discovery: Mothers are not fathers

A life altering discovery: Mothers are not fathers

Celebrating another “Mother’s Day” gave opportunity to reflect on the influence and importance of mothers in our society today. I th...

May 19th, 2018 |  


FDA warns adults to keep kids away from liquid nicotine

FDA warns adults to keep kids away from liquid nicotine

My son found an e-cigarette strawberry flavored nicotine pack and almost drank it thinking that it was some kind of candy. Luckily I stopped him in ti...

May 19th, 2018 |  



Shopping in bulk sometimes a good thing

Shopping in bulk sometimes a good thing

How often do you shop at a “big box” store? My children have memberships in two different warehouse stores, Costco and Sam’s Club. I...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s wedding memories

Gloria’s wedding memories

Today we will be rewinding 10 years and reliving the events of a rather colorful day when I was 18 years old. As I read this entry from my personal di...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Two prongs of a pitchfork

Two prongs of a pitchfork

Such gentle abhorrence! It almost doesn’t seem like racism.“But they’re also not people that would easily assimilate into the United...

May 18th, 2018 |  


‘If reality is altered, what can we believe in?’

‘If reality is altered, what can we believe in?’

“If Reality Is Altered, What Can We Believe In?”In 1994, that was the headline of the first column I ever wrote about the manipulation of ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Dangerous fallout when Trump blows up deals

Dangerous fallout when Trump blows up deals

Trump’s detonation of the Iran Deal is a monumental disaster.On the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Deal), dozens of retired genera...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

Unfortunately, we know that illegal, deadly fentanyl is all too common in Ohio — our local law enforcement must deal with it on a nearly daily b...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Dealing with Tuesday, the worst day of the week

Dealing with Tuesday, the worst day of the week

The worst day of the week for me is Monday. That means that I’m starting a new week and usually I have to start from scratch. All the things aro...

May 14th, 2018 |