Political extremism dangerous trend

To the Editor:While political differences are a constant and even valuable part of civic life, political extremism is an increasing and dangerous tren...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Post-Fair Parent Syndrome is real

Post-Fair Parent Syndrome is real

Well, the 2017 Miami County Fair is in the books.And I’m currently suffering from Post-Fair Parent Syndrome.My house has no food. All the clothe...

August 18th, 2017 |  


How to avoid another Charlottesville

How to avoid another Charlottesville

Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville?I hope the answer is no, but it seems there are different groups lusting...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Surviving nuclear attack

Surviving nuclear attack

President Donald Trump has vowed to meet more North Korea threats with “power the likes of which the world has never seen” and Kim Jong-un...

August 15th, 2017 updated: August 15th, 2017. |  


Bringing regulatory policies into 21st century

Bringing regulatory policies into 21st century

Federal regulations should do their critical job of protecting public health, safety, and the environment while not unnecessarily hurting job creation...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Feeling thankful at fair time

Feeling thankful at fair time

It’s officially Miami County Fair time. The lambs are weighed in. Forms have been filled out.No one was injured or cut out of the will during th...

August 11th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |  


Clearing out the mental cobwebs

Clearing out the mental cobwebs

On a whim, I signed up for a “transformational” encounter at the Tapestry Healing Arts in Troy. This experience was designed to help me cl...

August 10th, 2017 |  


A night at the Rose

A night at the Rose

Music is a medium that, like no other, binds us together, reflects our joy and pain and transports us to another place and time just by hearing a few ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


COSI a learning experience for the young and old (who survive)

COSI a learning experience for the young and old (who survive)

In one day, I piloted a space rover, saw thousands of stars, built a dam, created music, went back in time, tracked a hurricane and did a bunch of oth...

August 10th, 2017 |  


In memory of a memorable voice

In memory of a memorable voice

A few years ago, we were vacationing with friends at Put-In-Bay. A number of foreign exchange students work there as part of their college experience....

August 2nd, 2017 updated: August 10th, 2017. |