Seeking to reshape small towns

Seeking to reshape small towns

Dollar General has become a ubiquitous feature of America’s small towns. The discount retailer is opening about 1,000 stores per year, with more...

May 25th, 2021 |  


A nice change of scenery

A nice change of scenery

The old wooden folding table belonged to my grandma. I don’t remember her ever using it.After she moved out of her house and into a retirement h...

May 24th, 2021 |  


It bothers me to this day

It bothers me to this day

As is often the case, I was driving home from work recently listening sports talk on WLW Radio when the show host asked his listeners if they had ever...

May 21st, 2021 |  



A pandemic-deferred farewell

A pandemic-deferred farewell

There are so many aspects to the pandemic that have been so very sad that it would be difficult to list them in any prioritized fashion. But, should a...

May 20th, 2021 |  


Nothing screwdriver turn can’t fix

Nothing screwdriver turn can’t fix

There’s a lot of talk about what it means to be a man nowadays.Gender roles are shifting, after all. There’s a push for equal pay for equa...

May 19th, 2021 |  


Hillsboro from POTS to broadband

Hillsboro from POTS to broadband

They used to call it POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service). According to Wikipedia, this was the standard phone service offered between 1876 and 1988. Of...

May 18th, 2021 |  


Are we getting what we want?

Are we getting what we want?

We all have opinions on most debated topics, as do I. Some I am very passionate about; some I really do not care much either way. It is also safe to a...

May 17th, 2021 |  


The fanciest desk in the world

The fanciest desk in the world

Everyone knows that I am attached to my desk. I would argue I have good reason. My desk is an extension of myself. Whereas other people are attached t...

May 17th, 2021 |  


The allure of a perfect temp job

The allure of a perfect temp job

While I’ve been so very blessed in my life to have never been unable either to find or keep a job, and currently still have the physical and men...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Don’t believe despression’s lies

Don’t believe despression’s lies

Let’s talk about depression! Weird that I put an exclamation mark at the end of that first sentence, right? I mean, no one wants to talk about m...

May 12th, 2021 |