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 |  


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 |  



Talking Football and Stratego

Talking Football and Stratego

Assuming you have had your fill of coronavirus reading, I thought it might be time to delve into a lighter topic. So, board games, or games similar to...

March 27th, 2020 |  


What to do to occupy yourself

What to do to occupy yourself

OK, we’re all going to be hunkered down for a very long time, in all likelihood a very, very long while. Sorting your socks, playing Scrabble, r...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Don’t tell me what to do

Don’t tell me what to do

We humans are complex creatures. We want what we want, we want to do what we want to do, and we resist anything to the contrary.One of my grandchildre...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Waiting for the sun

Waiting for the sun

An enormous box arrived at our house. It was filled with food and cleaning supplies and, yes, toilet paper. I feel guilty. But the truth is, these sup...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Standing in their shoes

Standing in their shoes

It has been a strange and trying week for all of us, and as time progresses for the foreseeable future it is certain we will deviate even further from...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Please wash your hands

Please wash your hands

All schools in Ohio are now closed. Professional sports have shut down. Grocery stores are bereft of essential goods including toilet paper and many c...

March 19th, 2020 |  


Help slow coronavirus spread

Help slow coronavirus spread

As a community and as a country, we’ve faced our share of challenges through the years. Wars, weather-related catastrophes, and epidemics have a...

March 18th, 2020 |