The patient wasn’t alone after all

The patient wasn’t alone after all

The last time they visited him, the whispers of staff and the beeping of the heart monitor were the only sounds in the intensive care unit as the lovi...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Wackadoodle platinum blond?

Wackadoodle platinum blond?

We’re at the stage where everyone is complaining about their hair.I am not complaining. As I have frequently bragged, my husband, Peter, cuts my...

May 11th, 2020 |  


A lesson from Father Time

A lesson from Father Time

Time has a funny way of playing tricks on perception.Fifty years ago this week, Ohio National Guardsmen killed four Kent State University students and...

May 8th, 2020 |  



Highland County women empowered

At few other times in history have women of the world been spiritually moved to agree to differ, to resolve to love, and to unite to serve as right no...

May 7th, 2020 |  


Stay with me on this battlefield

Stay with me on this battlefield

My name is Victory, I stand strong and tall. My name is Victory, I represent us all.To some I am but wood, the Y-shaped remnants of a tree in my owner...

May 7th, 2020 updated: May 7th, 2020. |  


Bill SimsContributing columnist

Bill SimsContributing columnist

A funny thing happened a few nights ago. My wife, who has been making dozens of surgical masks for Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cle...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s beautiful bats: Don’t fear them — they’re our friends

Ohio’s beautiful bats: Don’t fear them — they’re our friends

Here in Ohio we are blessed to have some of the most beautiful natural landscapes filled with countless breathtaking examples of unique wildlife. The ...

May 5th, 2020 |  


Things in small containers

Things in small containers

Every Mother’s Day, I have a terrible time finding a card that remotely reflects the relationship I have with my mother.My mom is in her eightie...

May 4th, 2020 |  


Old friend kindles memories

Old friend kindles memories

Every so often The Times-Gazette offices are visited by George Foltz, an old buddy from my days at the Greenfield Daily Times. George has hooked me up...

May 1st, 2020 |  


What if it was all up to you?

What if it was all up to you?

I have noticed in every situation you are in, there is that one person that has the final say. This person has not only all the power, but also all th...

April 30th, 2020 |