Moms and saints, whatever will be …

Moms and saints, whatever will be …

It’s more than a few days away, but let me be the first to wish all the moms out there the happiest of Mother’s Day.You have by far the mo...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Combating addiction crisis: Making OD reversal drug easier and cheaper to access

Combating addiction crisis: Making OD reversal drug easier and cheaper to access

We celebrated Arbor Day in Ohio last week. Trees are vital to Ohio communities – they improve air quality, support residents’ mental and p...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


A pinched nerve has sent me into a temporary hiatus, after the obligatory back x-ray — necessary before the obligatory MRI — showed cervic...

April 28th, 2022 |  



Decoration Day and more in 1872

Decoration Day and more in 1872

The following information was found in the Wilmington Journal dated June 6, 1872:‘A Glorious Decoration Day In Wilmington’According to pre...

April 27th, 2022 |  


Guest column from WC grad, Quaker: Keeping faith and preserving life in war-torn Kyiv

Guest column from WC grad, Quaker: Keeping faith and preserving life in war-torn Kyiv

On February 17, amidst rumors that Russia was about to launch an invasion, the Quakers of Kyiv, Ukraine penned a letter to the American Friends Servic...

April 21st, 2022 |  


Combating addiction crisis: Making OD reversal drug easier and cheaper to access

Combating addiction crisis: Making OD reversal drug easier and cheaper to access

We know how hard the opioid and addiction crisis has hit our state over the past few years. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only made it worse, and too ...

April 21st, 2022 |  


Supporting Ukraine’s victims of war

Supporting Ukraine’s victims of war

An anonymous local Quaker donor gave $1,500 as matching funds to quickly raise money for civilian victims of the senseless war by Russia on Ukraine. T...

April 20th, 2022 |  


The blue light is out for good

The blue light is out for good

Forty years ago, we lived on Westfield Drive in the Southridge area of Wilmington. It was a very convenient place to live. As a single parent, I was d...

April 18th, 2022 |  


Supporting Ohio teachers & investing in Ohio classrooms

Supporting Ohio teachers & investing in Ohio classrooms

The COVID-19 pandemic only highlighted what we already knew – teachers are essential workers. Educators sacrifice so much for their students, an...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Sleeping at the base of a tree

Sleeping at the base of a tree

Over the past month, I have written several times about the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine. Their situation is not getting any better. In fact, ...

April 11th, 2022 |