Reinstatement fee amnesty in Ohio

Reinstatement fee amnesty in Ohio

There are dozens of ways to lose your license. Getting it back can costs lots of money. Thousands of Ohio residents owe money to the Bureau of Motor V...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 12th, 2019 |  


‘For some reason … it matters’

‘For some reason … it matters’

Several years ago, Debbie and I had the golden opportunity to visit the emerald isle – lovingly known as Ireland. We traveled with a group from...

February 11th, 2019 |  



Get some rest, Mom, you earned it

Get some rest, Mom, you earned it

When the end came calling for my mother, she faced it just the same way she had everything else in her life: with her head held high, fearless in the ...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Out with the new, in with the old

Out with the new, in with the old

The advent of the DVR and satellite television has made me a bit of a junkie for old-time TV shows. Not so much the black and whites, but of the sitco...

February 6th, 2019 |  


Easily amused: It’s not unusual

Easily amused: It’s not unusual

Yankee centerfielder Mickey Rivers once said, “It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat, and the dog was walking.”Arctic air wi...

February 5th, 2019 |  


We must always honor them

We must always honor them

Early in my career as a respiratory therapist, while working at Miami Valley Hospital in the early 1970s, like most Americans, my heart went out to th...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Ensuring no more shutdowns

Ensuring no more shutdowns

The American people have experienced yet another government shutdown, and the results were what they always are: financial hardship for federal employ...

February 1st, 2019 |  


Tips for speaking with your lender

Tips for speaking with your lender

The cold blast this week has brought up a lot of discussion about the 1978 Blizzard here in Ohio. I believe Jan. 25 was the anniversary date for that ...

February 1st, 2019 |  


Keep your eyes on the compass

I had gone for a walk in the woods but soon was lost. “This is odd,” I thought to myself, “I know these woods like the back of my ha...

January 31st, 2019 |