Health care on America’s Christmas list

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobb...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Amazon Wilmington: Helping Highland?

Amazon Wilmington: Helping Highland?

When my family and I moved to Leesburg a few years ago, I remember being outside one night and looking straight up into the sky. It was amazing. Now, ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Eyeing ‘19: Consider farm SWOT analysis

Eyeing ‘19: Consider farm SWOT analysis

There are so many things happening in agriculture today affecting the local farm gate for farm families. The impact of trade disputes, harvest woes, p...

December 7th, 2018 |  



Here is some food for thought

Here is some food for thought

I have had a lifelong obsession with the f-word.For as long as I can remember, the f-word has been a part of my life. I’ve used it and abused it...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Some fried chicken for Christmas?

Some fried chicken for Christmas?

This week marks the first week of Advent. For the uninitiated, that means that the Church is in the process of preparing for the Christmas holiday, em...

December 6th, 2018 |  


The wonderous Christmas tree

The wonderous Christmas tree

Oh, the wonderous Christmas tree. The tradition has been around for thousands of years, some giving credit to 16th-century German Christians who broug...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Buses, snow and Christmastime

Buses, snow and Christmastime

“Oh, man. Oh yeah. My dogs are barking,” actor John Candy as Del Griffith, told Steve Martin, in “Planes, Trains and AutomobilesR...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

George Bush sometimes joked on the campaign trail that he was part-Ohioan. His father was born in Columbus, and his grandfather died in the state capi...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Last words are important

Last words are important

When President George H. W. Bush died last week, his last spoken words were, “I love you, too.”The former president’s Secretary of S...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Bush’s approach is sorely missing

George H.W. Bush famously acknowledged that he didn’t have “the vision thing,” but that wasn’t entirely true. He had a vision ...

December 3rd, 2018 |