Building on what works, fixing what isn’t

I am concerned by the direction in which our country’s healthcare debate is going. It seems like every day a new politician endorses a single-pa...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Haters gonna hate, readers gonna read

Haters gonna hate, readers gonna read

I was going to write a nice light-hearted column about how seasons changing segues not only into shifting your wardrobe, but also your book choices. H...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Gathering at the death of a goose

Gathering at the death of a goose

It was Josh who said we can usually ignore this stuff, but not when it happens at our front door.That’s where the Canada goose died Thursday eve...

May 1st, 2019 |  



Watching from life’s window

Watching from life’s window

As I breeze through life at what seems to be an alarmingly increasing velocity, it is as though I am watching scenes from the window of a fast-moving ...

May 1st, 2019 |  


Mrs. Green goes to Washington

Mrs. Green goes to Washington

It was a dark day when the unspeakable black funnel leveled half of Xenia and annihilated our home in the Arrowhead Subdivision off Bellbrook Avenue.O...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Stanforth has integrity and works for all

John Stanforth is the new voice Wilmington needs with old-fashioned values. John is a person of integrity. He values your voice as a citizen, demands ...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Stanforth, staff making positive changes

Having enjoyed working in Wilmington since 2006, I purchased a home here in the summer of 2017 prior to my retirement. As a resident, I’ve obser...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Reinsmith the right choice for mayor

Larry Reinsmith and I started working together in 1999. I had just been appointed Safety Director for the City of Wilmington. Larry was the Director o...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Working for the Queen of Lawns

Working for the Queen of Lawns

While mowing my lawn on Sunday, I was reminded of the time in the mid-1970s when I worked at Memorial Hospital of Union County as the assistant direct...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Report advances understanding

What happened, exactly? That has been the question needing an answer at least since American intelligence agencies reported the Russian intervention i...

April 26th, 2019 |