Time: Like a petal in the wind

Time: Like a petal in the wind

One evening Brenda and I were in Cleveland sitting in a lounge, when three Irishmen stood up and began to give advice in song as only Irishmen can do....

February 6th, 2018 |  


Care comes full circle right here

Care comes full circle right here

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the difficulty of being part of the sandwich generation. Many of us are stuck in the middle of the multi-generational s...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Saving the pensions Ohioans earned

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our g...

February 5th, 2018 |  



John Glenn and Ohio history

John Glenn and Ohio history

The Ohio History Connection plays a key role in protecting, maintaining, and educating the public on the history of our great state, from artifact dis...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


A guide to Super Bowl cheering

A guide to Super Bowl cheering

Well, here we go again.It’s another one of those Super Bowls.You know, it’s one of those Super Bowls in which you don’t really care ...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Fighting against unfair trade

Fighting against unfair trade

We had a big victory for Ohio workers last week.The Trump administration followed through on calls from myself and Senator Portman to stand up for the...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Signed, sealed and delivered! Part I

Signed, sealed and delivered! Part I

Having just passed our one-year anniversary of moving to Florida, I have been thinking about all that we went through to get here: How we visited here...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Remembering accomplishments, setting goals

Remembering accomplishments, setting goals

With 2017 behind us, the Ohio General Assembly is now over halfway through its legislative session. This point provides us with the opportunity to tak...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Save room for the dessert

Save room for the dessert

As you all know from my previous columns, I love food. But at the top of my list are desserts.In fact, all my friends and family ask me to always brin...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Society must examine behavior in drug crisis

I keep asking people what they think about the drug crisis.To begin with, why do some people call it the “opioid epidemic?” Epidemic impli...

January 31st, 2018 |