Time keeps on slipping…

Time keeps on slipping…

Time has a way of slipping away faster with each passing year, and sometimes with its passing comes the regret of words left unsaid. I was reminded of...

October 29th, 2021 |  


‘The play is the thing’

‘The play is the thing’

There’s the ironic expression, “Break a leg!” offered as good-luck encouragement to a thespian before a theatrical performance, but ...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Farm belt hope and despair

Farm belt hope and despair

The USDA’s Economic Research Services reports that there are 77,800 farms in Ohio, with 13,600,00 acres. That’s a lot to manage.According ...

October 26th, 2021 |  



‘Glip Glop rocky mop pop’

‘Glip Glop rocky mop pop’

When I was 8 or 9, I played a game that I invented with my friends.On index cards, alphabetized in a recipe box, were written descriptions of fictiona...

October 25th, 2021 |  


Dreaming of the fabulous five

Dreaming of the fabulous five

John Lennon of the Beatles was a dreamer who loved sleep. He even wrote a song about sleep and dreams after his wife once shook him awake following a ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

I have a stand on my desk that says: “I am kind of a big deal.” I sort of stole it from Ron Burgundy in the movie “Anchorman”....

October 21st, 2021 |  


Abortion in the United States

Abortion in the United States

Abortion is a very controversial topic in our nation, and it has been a hot-button political issue for my entire lifetime. For most of the history of ...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Effects of a global economy

Effects of a global economy

Not too long ago, a lead story in the Wall Street Journal opened with this: “Global supply-chain bottlenecks are feeding off one another, with s...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Jeggings sound better all the time

Jeggings sound better all the time

There are few things as daunting as buying jeans.I don’t buy jeans frequently enough to buy the same kind twice. By the time I’m ready for...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Beauty a legal system factor?

Beauty a legal system factor?

Recently, while driving my work roads, I stumbled on a true-crime podcast, one which scratched an itch I’ve had for the genre ever since I read ...

October 15th, 2021 |