A strange form of entertainment

A strange form of entertainment

Our evenings are full of social isolation, teens and tweens anxious to get out of the house and weird presentations about unfamiliar topics.Could life...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Thicken your skin, run for office

Thicken your skin, run for office

Editor’s note — This column from Pat Haley originally ran 10 years ago in the Wilmington News Journal. This column is for my friends who r...

April 7th, 2020 |  


Daisy crosses the street

Daisy crosses the street

My desk faces the window and that is where I spend most of my time.I spend about as much time at my desk as I do in my bed, which is conveniently loca...

April 6th, 2020 |  



Hoping for a more happy April 1

Hoping for a more happy April 1

For the first time I can remember, an April Fools’ Day passed this week without anyone trying to fool me, or even hearing about anyone trying to...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Warning signs of mental illness

Warning signs of mental illness

A young, successful financial analyst, Matt lives in downtown Cincinnati. He enjoys the arts, the outdoors and volunteering for the National Alliance ...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


Gaming the odds with every decision

Many of us may recall the legendary story of the “butterfly effect.” It goes something like this: A butterfly flaps its wings somewhere in...

April 1st, 2020 |  


What is really in the spending bill?

What is really in the spending bill?

The House of Representatives and Senate have both now passed a $2 trillion spending package purportedly to provide for our nation’s citizens in ...

April 1st, 2020 |  


Don’t water the soap

It sure is hard to break from routine. Earlier this week I used the last of the hand soap in the pump dispenser. Without a second thought, I unscrewed...

March 31st, 2020 |  


There a silver lining behind even the darkest clouds

There a silver lining behind even the darkest clouds

As we get deeper in the COVID-19 pandemic, we find that this thing is much more serious than some of us might have expected. Country music singer Joe ...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Joe’s pickup parked out back

Joe’s pickup parked out back

Joe’s red truck is parked behind his house. It hasn’t moved in days.Joe gets in his red truck every morning and drives around. He’s ...

March 30th, 2020 |