Christian witness and animals

Every day, each of us makes a choice as to whether we will support cruelty to God’s creatures or take a stand against it — by what we eat,...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Puppy love — at first sight

Puppy love — at first sight

I’ve envisioned myself doing many things throughout the course of my life, including, but not limited to: astronaut, professional wrestler, hors...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Pointy-headed points to be heeded

Pointy-headed points to be heeded

I confess: I am the pointy-headed academic Tom Dunn dings (June 1, 2018) for MY presentation to the Ohio State Board of Education on computer scoring ...

June 18th, 2018 |  



A little critical thinking goes a long way

A little critical thinking goes a long way

In my last article on state level education discussions, I referred to a presentation University of North Carolina Professor Gregory Cizek gave to the...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Saving consumers from gas price volatility

Imagine American consumers trying to make ends meet under the weight of soaring natural gas and electricity prices.Anyone who thinks this country no l...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Synthetic forms of heroin have flooded Midwestern communities and taken lives at unprecedented and tragic rates.We now have an opportunity to make sig...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck made an appearance of sorts near her hometown of Dayton recently, and will be in other Ohio cities soon. The “of sorts” refer...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Swingin’ in the rain

Swingin’ in the rain

To quote my friend Jessie, “Golf was invented by the Scots to annoy the British.” The British are not alone in their exasperation.Jessie w...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Big fun in the big city

Big fun in the big city

For some folks, there is a great deal of trepidation when it comes to the annual summer ritual, the family vacation. The planning of where to go, wher...

June 17th, 2018 |  


The tie that binds

The tie that binds

We all have fairly good odds of knowing our biological mothers unless we were adopted. The odds of knowing our biological fathers are less. Five-plus ...

June 14th, 2018 updated: June 15th, 2018. |