Every dog seems to have a home

Every dog seems to have a home

“What a sweet dog!” I said, in Spanish.“She is a sweet dog,” the man walking her answered, in English. He had an Irish accent ...

March 28th, 2022 |  


OHSAA makes the right call

OHSAA makes the right call

Glancing through news releases last week I came across at email from the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Such news releases do not often have m...

March 25th, 2022 |  


The mysteries of obesity

The mysteries of obesity

It’s time to review the five conundrums. It’s been awhile. The mysteries of obesity can be organized into my five conundrums. I don’...

March 24th, 2022 |  



Clutter at work and at home

Clutter at work and at home

While working as a quality inspector for Mid-American Cleaning Contractors, I make my way through a wide swath of workspaces, both workers’ cubi...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


A T-shirt unlike any other

A T-shirt unlike any other

My landlord, Jorge, is a patron of the arts.When I imagine a patron of the arts, I imagine some fabulously wealthy person in the past, supporting the ...

March 21st, 2022 |  


Thank you Highlalnd County

This is to thank all of those who helped and all of those who offered to help after our farm on Kincaid Road was hit by a tornado on Nov. 16, 2021 at ...

March 21st, 2022 |  


A little lesson in oil

A little lesson in oil

Gasoline is a big piece of everyone’s monthly budget, and filling up the tank has gotten much more expensive recently. Year over year most place...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Please know you are not alone

Please know you are not alone

Like everyone, Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine horrified me. Heartbreaking pictures of families fleeing for their lives shattered my perception...

March 16th, 2022 |  


Another perfectly ordinary day

Another perfectly ordinary day

“Maybe I’m a little old for this dress?” I suggested tentatively as I made my way to the mirror in the little shop.I was in the arti...

March 14th, 2022 |  


Today, we are all Ukrainian

Today, we are all Ukrainian

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Wilmington developing sister-city relationships with three communities in Ukraine. As I wrote that column, Russian forc...

March 11th, 2022 |