Guide to driving on snow and ice

Guide to driving on snow and ice

As near as I can tell, there are three theories when it comes to driving when winter weather hits Ohio: 1) Drive really, really fast and put everyone ...

March 7th, 2019 |  


A moment frozen in time

A moment frozen in time

There’s no wind more welcome than the one that blows in every March for the college basketball fan eagerly awaiting the magic of March Madness, ...

March 6th, 2019 |  


The power of sunshine

The power of sunshine

As February turned into March, the sound of my sons taking hitting practice in the basement told me that spring is just around the corner. Baseball wi...

March 5th, 2019 |  



What were we talking about?

What were we talking about?

While attempting to squeeze into a pair of jeans I used to be able to wear the other day, a great myriad of mournful thoughts and emotions came cascad...

March 4th, 2019 |  


Overdone by the sun

Overdone by the sun

The moment the Solarcaine touched my skin I was in a frenzy. One second I was just feeling a little overdone from the Florida sun, and the next I was ...

March 1st, 2019 |  


And the award goes to…

And the award goes to…

Another Academy Awards show has come and gone and, for the 15th year in a row, I correctly predicted the Best Picture winner.Once again, the award for...

February 28th, 2019 |  


C’mon in boys, the water’s fine

C’mon in boys, the water’s fine

“Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent...

February 27th, 2019 |  


Our children deserve better

Our children deserve better

Nothing better exemplifies the random and absurd manner in which the Ohio Legislature creates laws than Senator Peggy Lehner’s Third Grade Readi...

February 26th, 2019 |  


What is really important?

What is really important?

Some time ago I stopped watching awards programs on network television because of the shift in the narratives that have been permitted. Back at the in...

February 25th, 2019 |  


A Hillsboro history lesson

A Hillsboro history lesson

From about as early as I can remember, my parents exposed my siblings and me to history. When we were young, vacations often included stops at places ...

February 22nd, 2019 |