Oh, please. Don’t be so childish.

Oh, please. Don’t be so childish.

It probably started while I was attending middle school. That was when we were expected to outgrow the childish behaviors that were acceptable in elem...

September 27th, 2021 |  


Preparing for next health emergency

Preparing for next health emergency

The pandemic has revealed gaping holes and vulnerabilities in our supply chains – perhaps none more critical than our medical supply chain.Right...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Invisible enemy in our midst

Invisible enemy in our midst

Prior to starting to medical school, I recall reading the phase, “May you be born during interesting times.”Like the vast majority of you ...

September 21st, 2021 |  



Being a coach: What an honor

Being a coach: What an honor

About three years after moving to Wilmington, I found myself living the life of a single father. Danny was in the first grade. Josh was starting third...

September 20th, 2021 |  


Investing in Ohio Infrastructure

Investing in Ohio Infrastructure

America’s infrastructure used to be the envy of the world.Our grandparents built it – but we haven’t maintained it. Our roads, our a...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Traversing the Panama Canal

Traversing the Panama Canal

One of the more interesting trips I have made is through the Panama Canal. My understanding is that such a trip can be quite expensive, but I was able...

September 14th, 2021 |  


From a dawn of beauty to disaster

From a dawn of beauty to disaster

Wilmington News Journal editor Tom Barr recently asked citizens to write about 9/11. This past week, as I started typing, I realized I had written the...

September 13th, 2021 |  


At the ol’ ball (and more) games

At the ol’ ball (and more) games

Even before my year-and-a-half trek in the Army in Germany, I seemed to like going places. Undoubtedly, living in different locations and always comin...

September 8th, 2021 |  


From box truck to sporty Sprite

From box truck to sporty Sprite

When I was a teenager, most of my friends were already licensed drivers. A few of them even owned a car. Wherever we were going, whatever we were doin...

September 6th, 2021 |  


Showing support for Ohio workers on Labor Day

Showing support for Ohio workers on Labor Day

Each year on Labor Day, we honor the workers who built this country, and who continue to power our economy today. American workers are our greatest as...

September 6th, 2021 |