Stay one step ahead

Stay one step ahead

As a seller, you’d prefer a clean, unconditional offer at full price, right? One way to encourage such confidence from buyers is to have an insp...

May 18th, 2019 |  


One final lap around the track for my son

One final lap around the track for my son

Circling the playground outside Heywood Elementary School is a blacktop track. Ten laps around the track is 1 mile.The past six years, I’ve fait...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Young people to be proud of

Young people to be proud of

I was recently invited to speak at the Piqua High School National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony where twenty new students were inducted into ...

May 16th, 2019 |  



Jerry Zezima: My four decades of lip shtick

Jerry Zezima: My four decades of lip shtick

As a man who has sported a mustache for the past 40 years, following in the grand tradition of such hirsute heroes as Mark Twain, Groucho Marx and my ...

May 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Marietta Times, May 8Preparing by June 14 a plan to redraw Ohio congressional district boundary lines would invite all sorts of mistakes, not to m...

May 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

May 9, The Japan Times on the importance of calm demeanors when it comes to U.S.-China relations:The intensifying confrontation between the United Sta...

May 13th, 2019 |  


Parks and rec do a great job

To the Editor:On behalf of myself and the Miami County Bombers U19 Rugby Team, I want to thank the Troy Parks Department and the Recreation Department...

May 13th, 2019 |  


Confessions of a sugar junkie

Confessions of a sugar junkie

After all these years, I’m going to have to come clean. They say it’s best to confess your problems so here it is: I am addicted. It is tr...

May 12th, 2019 |  


We can’t go wrong celebrating Mother’s Day

We can’t go wrong celebrating Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to my dear wife who is a great mom and to every mother everywhere.My brothers and sisters were all gone from home by the time...

May 11th, 2019 |  


Thanks, mom, for leaving a lifetime of stories

Thanks, mom, for leaving a lifetime of stories

Once, when he was very little, my brother asked my mother if the iron she was using to press my dad’s shirts was hot.“Why don’t you ...

May 11th, 2019 |