You could listen on the radio

You could listen on the radio

On a blustery day much like Thursday’s opening day at Great American Ball Park, I experienced my one and only opening day in Cincinnati.It was a...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


No Fly, No Buy a bad idea

No Fly, No Buy a bad idea

Once again a terrible tragedy has occurred in our nation, and once again politicians are clamoring to make new laws restricting gun ownership in Ameri...

April 1st, 2021 |  


I will still miss my friend

I will still miss my friend

People come in and out of our lives. Some stay a while, others only for a moment. Some have little or no impact at all while there are those that scor...

March 31st, 2021 |  



Downstream effects of the pandemic

Downstream effects of the pandemic

It’s customary to yell the warning, “Timber!” as a tree begins to fall. Today it seems appropriate to yell “Timber!” to ...

March 30th, 2021 |  


Lori went out like a lion

Lori went out like a lion

March is winding down and my sister-in-law, Lori, is going with it.There is too much food and too many flowers because that is what we do when someone...

March 29th, 2021 |  


It’s just not the same this year

It’s just not the same this year

What should the topic be this week, something serious or something a little more light, I pondered as I settled down to write this column?The mass sho...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Marching in the after-work parade

Marching in the after-work parade

Now that the weather’s getting a little nicer, the world’s least interesting parade is back in town.Way up at the front, you’ll find...

March 25th, 2021 |  


Russia drips with baleful irony

Russia drips with baleful irony

“Do you believe Vladimir Putin is a killer?” George Stephanopoulos of ABC News asked President Joe Biden this very question in an intervie...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


Missing Lori’s laughter

Missing Lori’s laughter

Throughout the past year my husband, Peter, and I have been seeing no one except Peter’s sister, Lori, and her husband.Lori has Stage 4 cancer a...

March 22nd, 2021 |  


And then there’s that karma thing

And then there’s that karma thing

It has been my experience that the misdeeds of my youth have often come back to haunt me. Some surprised me almost immediately, others returned while ...

March 19th, 2021 |