Warning signs of mental illness

Warning signs of mental illness

A young, successful financial analyst, Matt lives in downtown Cincinnati. He enjoys the arts, the outdoors and volunteering for the National Alliance ...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


Gaming the odds with every decision

Many of us may recall the legendary story of the “butterfly effect.” It goes something like this: A butterfly flaps its wings somewhere in...

April 1st, 2020 |  


What is really in the spending bill?

What is really in the spending bill?

The House of Representatives and Senate have both now passed a $2 trillion spending package purportedly to provide for our nation’s citizens in ...

April 1st, 2020 |  



Don’t water the soap

It sure is hard to break from routine. Earlier this week I used the last of the hand soap in the pump dispenser. Without a second thought, I unscrewed...

March 31st, 2020 |  


There a silver lining behind even the darkest clouds

There a silver lining behind even the darkest clouds

As we get deeper in the COVID-19 pandemic, we find that this thing is much more serious than some of us might have expected. Country music singer Joe ...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Joe’s pickup parked out back

Joe’s pickup parked out back

Joe’s red truck is parked behind his house. It hasn’t moved in days.Joe gets in his red truck every morning and drives around. He’s ...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Talking Football and Stratego

Talking Football and Stratego

Assuming you have had your fill of coronavirus reading, I thought it might be time to delve into a lighter topic. So, board games, or games similar to...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Getting out of and into the groove

Getting out of and into the groove

When we think back on COVID-19, one word that will rise to the top of memories is “disruption.”I don’t know anyone whose life hasn&#...

March 26th, 2020 |  


What to do to occupy yourself

What to do to occupy yourself

OK, we’re all going to be hunkered down for a very long time, in all likelihood a very, very long while. Sorting your socks, playing Scrabble, r...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Don’t tell me what to do

Don’t tell me what to do

We humans are complex creatures. We want what we want, we want to do what we want to do, and we resist anything to the contrary.One of my grandchildre...

March 24th, 2020 |