Resolve to go meatless

To the Editor:With the glow of Christmas barely behind us, we look forward to the new year and the customary New Year’s resolutions: reduce soci...

December 28th, 2018 |  


Same beginning — what happened?

Same beginning — what happened?

What do Christians, Jews, and Muslims have in common? The three world monotheisms, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, all believe in the Genesis accoun...

December 26th, 2018 |  


Gun violence an ongoing problem

Gun violence an ongoing problem

Some might expect a column from me on resolutions for 2019, but I’ll pass on that subject. My habits are deeply ingrained and chances of changin...

December 26th, 2018 |  



Changing the conversation

Changing the conversation

In my last column, I criticized the nine recommendation recently released by the Ohio Speaker’s Task Force on Education and Poverty, which was c...

December 26th, 2018 |  


You can’t always get what you want

You can’t always get what you want

Very rarely in this life have I gotten what I wanted.Almost without fail, however, I’ve gotten what I’ve needed.Some how, some way, whatev...

December 26th, 2018 |  


Baby, it really was cold outside

Baby, it really was cold outside

The current controversy over the 1944 Christmas classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” reminds me of a time many years ago when a snowsto...

December 25th, 2018 |  


Remembering pets during this time

Remembering pets during this time

Kids dressed in fur — is what I, and many other animal lovers call our much-loved pets. They jump for joy to greet us when we enter the door. Th...

December 23rd, 2018 |  


All I need for Christmas is family … and some garbage

All I need for Christmas is family … and some garbage

It’s Christmas Eve and all through the house … there’s a lot going on. The way I remember things, there never was a Christmas Eve I ...

December 23rd, 2018 |  


Jay Ambrose: Walling in hope for a sane immigration policy

Jay Ambrose: Walling in hope for a sane immigration policy

President Donald Trump said he was going to do this disastrous thing of shutting down the government to get Democrats to give him money for his Great ...

December 23rd, 2018 |  


Protecting small businesses from shady lenders

Protecting small businesses from shady lenders

We hear a lot about the importance of protecting consumers from shady lenders, but many people may not realize small businesses often fall victim to t...

December 22nd, 2018 |