Happy birthday, my love

Happy birthday, my love

This week I want to spend some time talking about something near and dear to my heart. Something, actually someone, who often gets overlooked, taken f...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Can we not count our blessings?

Can we not count our blessings?

She had sat at the table for hours, pen in hand but so paralyzed with grief she could not write. Finally, Nancy Mills expressed her feelings to her so...

April 4th, 2019 |  


We remember Flight 93

We remember Flight 93

“Did you save any doughnuts for me?” the large gentleman wearing a green hat emblazoned with “Army Veteran Korean War” on the ...

April 3rd, 2019 |  



Always ask for a lawyer

Always ask for a lawyer

If you are not doing anything wrong then you don’t have anything to worry about. This is a sentiment that is often expressed to me in defense of...

April 2nd, 2019 |  


The things I didn’t know

The things I didn’t know

As I trudge along on this journey of life many things have caught my attention that often made me scratch my head and ask “why.” I am told...

April 1st, 2019 |  


Me and Zion Williamson

Me and Zion Williamson

It is surreal, sometimes, how something you see in the present can spark a memory from long ago. Such was the case a few weeks ago when I saw Duke Uni...

March 29th, 2019 updated: March 29th, 2019. |  


Can I sit in the Lamborghini?

Can I sit in the Lamborghini?

Dreams, cars and a mountain vacation were on my mind when Grandson Jack, a new teenager, came for a visit this past weekend.I was relaxed, rested and ...

March 28th, 2019 |  


Career-technical ed can save money

Career-technical ed can save money

“Price of College Increasing Almost 8 Times Faster Than Wages,” reads a June 2018 headline in Forbes magazine. A recent USA Today story sa...

March 27th, 2019 |  


The home of the Bulldogs

The home of the Bulldogs

The year was 1943, and my grandmother, Virginia (Mock) McConnaughey, graduated from Buford High School. Twenty years later my father, Steve McConnaugh...

March 26th, 2019 |  


But for the grace of God

But for the grace of God

For many years I have had the good fortune of being associated with an organization that has helped countless people in and around southern Ohio. This...

March 25th, 2019 |