Mothers are special

Mothers are special

I remember thinking that Mom would always be there. Even shortly after my Father’s funeral when without her knowledge I heard her praying in the...

May 6th, 2019 |  


A promise finally kept

A promise finally kept

After somewhere around 37 years, a lost class ring is finally on its way back to its original owner.Last week in this space I wrote about keeping a pr...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Weighing in on college affordability

Weighing in on college affordability

A good colleague of mine at Owens Community College in Toledo started a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #EndCCStigma. From this campaign, stories ac...

May 1st, 2019 |  



Time to get busy living

Time to get busy living

My birthday is yet again quickly approaching. I have always loved my birthday. It is always nice to feel special even if I do get a little older each ...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Watching from life’s window

Watching from life’s window

As I breeze through life at what seems to be an alarmingly increasing velocity, it is as though I am watching scenes from the window of a fast-moving ...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Time to follow through

Time to follow through

Many years ago my paternal grandmother asked a favor of me. I never really followed through, and since I recently stumbled across the item she asked m...

April 26th, 2019 |  


The need for finding your dog

The need for finding your dog

“Purchasing a dog should not be a knee-jerk reaction to what you perceive as a want … when it is the need that is important.” John P...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Flying the North Atlantic

Flying the North Atlantic

The late Harold Losey of Wilmington loved challenges. He and his wife, Lillian, opened Losey’s Pharmacy located in Wilmington in 1964, and desig...

April 24th, 2019 |  


I’m not sure I agree

I’m not sure I agree

There are so many choices for news and information these days that it is rather confusing what to believe and what not to believe.I heard an ad for a ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Perspectives on David White’s termination

Perspectives on David White’s termination

It was moving at this week’s Hillsboro Board of Education meeting to see all the current students, former students, former teachers, current tea...

April 19th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |