Thanks for making parade a success

Dear editor,I would like to take a moment to say a huge thank you to those who helped put together and make the 2019 Hillsboro Lighted Christmas Parad...

December 16th, 2019 |  


Good luck to those who follow

Good luck to those who follow

If it had been aired to a large local audience, there no doubt would have been shouts of relief and sighs of regret when Mayor Draw Hastings gave his ...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Find and emphasize the good

Find and emphasize the good

My fraternity brother at the University of Michigan was dying from diabetes, having already endured a series of minor amputations. But Art loved music...

December 12th, 2019 |  



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 |