Drew, Bob & guilt by association

Drew, Bob & guilt by association

According to some people, it’s very important that you know that Drew Hastings and Bob Lambert are friends, because to know that is to help you ...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Seniors and financial exploitation

Seniors and financial exploitation

Elder financial exploitation is a crime that has been called the “Crime of the 21st Century.” The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) a...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Singing in the Big Apple

Singing in the Big Apple

Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” With all due respect to Walt, he was wrong.O...

August 11th, 2016 |  



A GOP friend? Get a dog

A GOP friend? Get a dog

My late uncle, Bill Kibler, a staunch Republican, used to regularly go into conniption fits over the fact that the Democratic Party does a much better...

August 8th, 2016 updated: August 8th, 2016. |  


Good to see you, old friend

Good to see you, old friend

It was a warm, bright July morning as we pulled into the parking lot on South College Street in Sabina. We arrived at the Cove for the Sabina Church o...

August 4th, 2016 |  


There is good, there is bad

There is good, there is bad

Donald Trump has proven himself to be one of the most effective communicators in modern political history, not only by taking advantage of social medi...

August 1st, 2016 updated: August 1st, 2016. |  


Adventures on a moped

Adventures on a moped

A few days ago my father and I were looking over some old items when we came across the moped he bought us when we were kids. As I remember it, mopeds...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Bill & Hill, a love story

Bill & Hill, a love story

Witnessing Bill Clinton offer his version of his wife’s life story Tuesday night made me feel like I was watching an alternative version of the ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


A better way to fight poverty

A better way to fight poverty

You don’t have to look very far from any spot in America to see what poverty looks like. For many in poverty, another way of life is something o...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The powers that be, at work

The powers that be, at work

Several months ago, Jack Hope brought in a copy of a column I had written 27 years ago which he recalled had caused quite a stir at the time. I rememb...

July 25th, 2016 |