The sacrificial love of letting go

The sacrificial love of letting go

“These are special days.” It was almost two decades ago, but I vividly remember my friend’s words as she wrapped the receiving blank...

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  


Still no justice for military women

Still no justice for military women

The Senate has done it again — blocked a vote on a bill that would make it safer for sexual assault survivors in the military to report their at...

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 14th, 2015. |  


Calling Around Covington

Calling Around Covington

Boost the Buccs at Chipotle todayHopefully, as you read this today, Monday, Aug. 3, you have not yet eaten your dinner. If would like to enjoy a delic...

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  



Play games with your heart

Play games with your heart

I have always loved playing games for as long as I can remember; be it chess, pinball, Pac-Man, or just simply playing peek-a-boo with my niece. My lo...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Raising babies and raisin bars

Raising babies and raisin bars

Hello from our home to yours!Motherhood: what is more demanding yet fulfilling and rewarding?Austin is swiftly growing out of his baby stage and keeps...

July 31st, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |  


Jack’s very own heart attack diet

Jack’s very own heart attack diet

If you think this is about how you can deep-fry yourself into the emergency room with a heart attack, it is not. Would I do that to you? No way. This ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


The Traveling Teacher

The Traveling Teacher

I’m typically a proponent of traveling light and buying items along the way during vacation. However, it recently occurred to me that there are ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Because I’m so old, I’m allowed to be a little slow in comprehending, analyzing, and putting the picture together. This is the third conse...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Thank you for being my daughter

Thank you for being my daughter

Life moves quickly, and it seems but a blink and our oldest child has grown up.The pink little baby that came into the world six weeks early (it makes...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Golf outing a success

To the Editor:The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce held its 32nd annual Ambassador Golf Outing at Echo Hills golf course on Monday, July 13th.On behalf ...

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |