Gift of time and tradition

Gift of time and tradition

Every year we all say a various rendition of the same old theme, “Christmas totally snuck up on me!” or “Before I know it Christmas ...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Enrolling at WC sound New Year’s resolution

Enrolling at WC sound New Year’s resolution

In recent months, I’ve discussed the starting points of your college search, financial aid implications and the importance of visiting the campu...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Baby, it really was cold outside

Baby, it really was cold outside

The current controversy over the 1944 Christmas classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” reminds me of a time many years ago when a snowsto...

December 18th, 2018 |  



Children just trying to survive

Children just trying to survive

Along with dozens of other people, two women walked into the small, green-painted, school building we were using for our clinic.We were in a remote vi...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Going to the dogs a life well-lived

As I gazed out the window, the sun was just coming up over the lake. The ripples caused by a passing fishing boat allowed the sunbeam to hypnotically ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Pausing to reflect, then back to work

All journalists enjoy getting recognition for their work. But by nature and tradition, they’d much rather tell the story than be the story.What ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Highlights of the 2019 Farm Bill

Highlights of the 2019 Farm Bill

I had some meetings this week in Columbus to attend and, while there, Ben Brown — Program Manager for the Ohio State Farm Management Program in ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Where did we get sidetracked?

Where did we get sidetracked?

It seems rather odd, I often think, that despite all the measures taken to ensure our safety these days, we are probably more at risk now than we have...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Take a break, ponder, and rejoice

This Sunday we welcome the Third Sunday of Advent.In liturgical traditions it is “appropriate” to wear rose-colored vestments. Few churche...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Well now, it has been a couple of weeks since the onslaught of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” plunged us all into the Chri...

December 13th, 2018 |