Don’t be afraid of the future

Don’t be afraid of the future

I want to first say thank you to the News Journal for this opportunity! What a privilege to share some thoughts with the amazing people of the 45177 z...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Election fatigue; negativity; stores coming and going; festival changes

Election fatigue; negativity; stores coming and going; festival changes

As it always does, election fatigue set in long ago for local races, and the overwhelming comment I hear from everyone involved is, “I can’...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from rising costs

Protecting seniors from rising costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that.Even with Medicare...

November 8th, 2017 |  


From cake mix to dinner rolls

From cake mix to dinner rolls

Today I want to talk to you about dinner rolls. With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, we need to start thinking of the menu you are planning for that...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Some days it rains memories

Some days it rains memories

I’ve always enjoyed being alone to a certain extent.Brenda had a meeting a few weeks ago, and I found myself alone. The wind had cooled the earl...

November 7th, 2017 |  


The poppies of Flanders Field

The poppies of Flanders Field

Pictures and images are important to all us. We can read words that describe a recent situation or that describe an incident that happened 100 years a...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Shocking but not surprising

Shocking but not surprising

It should surprise no one that when it comes to sexual harassment, members of Congress and their staffs are treated differently from the rest of us.Th...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Wrestling and character development

Taking a breather from eco-arguments with Neil Snarr, I wanted to speak of something on the lighter side — a sport.As practice begins for the wr...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Sprayer management heading into winter

Sprayer management heading into winter

OK, so tell me truthfully, how many of you quit watching or listening to the “titanic struggle” between Ohio State and Penn State last Sat...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Ohio’s tech-focused future

Ohio’s tech-focused future

When I was a kid, I remember a lot of popular culture that predicted a futuristic, tech-savvy world where robots and automation were an integral part ...

November 3rd, 2017 |