Domestic violence also a man’s problem

Domestic violence also a man’s problem

Mothers, sisters, and daughters are victims of domestic violence. Wives, live-in partners, and girlfriends are victims of domestic violence. Teen girl...

December 9th, 2018 |  


It’s hard to teach an old dog new purposes

It’s hard to teach an old dog new purposes

A friend of mine showed me an old photo the other day. It was a picture of the Tip-Top Potato Chip Co. headquarters, complete with trucks parked out f...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Holding the ‘accountable police’ accountable

Holding the ‘accountable police’ accountable

Approximately 30 years ago, Ohio’s legislators hijacked public education in part because of achievement gaps that existed between students from ...

December 7th, 2018 |  



Making sense of the census

Making sense of the census

This is the time of the year when I turn into the proverbial kid in the candy store. Now, you may be thinking that my thoughts have turned to holiday ...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Let your fingers do the shopping

Let your fingers do the shopping

‘Tis the season to be shopping. Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la. Buy your gifts, keep the economy hopping. Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la. Hit the malls ...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Looking through the micro-scope

Looking through the micro-scope

Our intentions are always good as we tell our friends and relatives, “One day when I have more time, I’m going to write… .” A ...

December 5th, 2018 |  


The dish on missing dish tops

The dish on missing dish tops

Thanksgiving is but a faint taste of pumpkin pie. The cooking is finished, the dishes are washed, the pants are tight…three signs of culinary ac...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Experience the Nativity up close

Experience the Nativity up close

First in this column, my first in the new Miami Valley Today publication, is a reminder about the Live Nativity Walk at Stillwater Community Church ta...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Editorial roundup

The Portland (Maine) Press Herald, Nov. 30 With the country boiling from a never-ending string of exasperating events, our worst impulses bubbling to ...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Hundreds of girls, 13 months

Hundreds of girls, 13 months

No one even knows how many girls there were.Federal prosecutors identified 36. In “Perversion of Justice,” a stunning piece of investigati...

December 1st, 2018 |