Dreaming of an old Facebook post

Dreaming of an old Facebook post

Lately I’ve been living in the past a bit on Facebook.I’m a sucker for looking through the memories that pop up in the “On This Day&...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Still standing in amazement

Still standing in amazement

Through the years I’ve had many people tell me I had an “old soul.” It took me a while to figure out what that meant, but as the yea...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Representatives just won’t quit

Representatives just won’t quit

The elected representatives in Ohio have been considering how they can get legislation in place to let teachers know in grades K-12 that they cannot e...

December 9th, 2019 |  



An autumn Saturday routine

An autumn Saturday routine

My father looked at me strangely when I pounded my fists on the family room floor, upset about something I saw on the television during an Ohio State ...

December 6th, 2019 updated: December 9th, 2019. |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone and ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Just the facts, ma’am

Just the facts, ma’am

I write articles on education policy development primarily to expose the political shenanigans involved in creating laws governing education and to in...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


He left a lasting impression

He left a lasting impression

Every so often someone comes into your life and leaves a lasting impression, even though you never know them well.For me, one those people was Paul Ed...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Beauty and warmth surrounds us

Beauty and warmth surrounds us

It is easy to give thanks when things are going well. It is harder to do so when life has dealt us difficult, demanding and depressing situations. But...

November 27th, 2019 |  


Thanksgiving is disappearing

Thanksgiving is disappearing

It seems to me that our native-grown holiday known as Thanksgiving is slowly disappearing.Through the early years of our country various spontaneous c...

November 27th, 2019 |  


A true American icon

A true American icon

For many parents who were raising young children in the 1970s, ’80s, ’90s, and early 2000s, Fred Rogers was a comfortable daily presence i...

November 26th, 2019 |