Smelly — and costly — start to new year

Smelly — and costly — start to new year

We have an expression in our house; “It’s an onion.” When you live in a 200+ year-old house, problems frequently arise and just like...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


In Recovery: Part Two

Are you addicted to drugs or alcohol or both? Are you or a family member or friend sliding into full-blown addiction? Perhaps you’re in recovery...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Constitutional rights belong to human beings only

By Deb HogsheadAs we enter the 2020 election year, let’s take time to reflect on the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court decision made 10 years ago.T...

January 18th, 2020 |  



Remembering those history has forgotten

Remembering those history has forgotten

On Nov. 28, 1929, Chicago Cardinals fullback Ernie Nevers set a National Football Record that will more than likely never be broken. In a game played ...

January 18th, 2020 |  


Local leaders need to do better than national ones

Local leaders need to do better than national ones

I was recently at lunch with a friend. We had remarked about the raging wildfires in Australia, the growing tensions with Iran, the potential split in...

January 14th, 2020 |  


A tribute to a very special woman

A tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 12th, 2020 |  


Jim McGuire: Winter drives

Jim McGuire: Winter drives

Recently, my wife and I drove to a favorite small-town eatery for supper. The restaurant is located near the Indiana border, an hour or so northwest.I...

January 9th, 2020 |  


In Recovery, Part One

In Recovery, Part One

How were the holidays at your home the past week plus? Were they filled with happiness, good will, and peace?Or was your family one of the unfortunate...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Can Ohio’s electricity market be competitive again?

Can Ohio’s electricity market be competitive again?

Americans keep hearing bold claims about wind and solar power. Advocates say wind and solar are growing more affordable, and are cheaper than natural ...

January 6th, 2020 |  


Paper straws and treadmills are my future

Paper straws and treadmills are my future

As I was reflecting on the past year (2019), I discovered an article from December 2018, that I had saved in my computer. It was about upcoming trends...

January 3rd, 2020 |