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 |  



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. |  


Dog days of summer reads

Ah, summer! Days at the pool or lake, picnics in the park, camping out with a whole lot of fun mixed in. The month of August is also called the dog da...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


​Not a “great first step” at all

​Not a “great first step” at all

Recently, State Superintendent of Public Instruction for Ohio Paolo DeMaria announced that state lawmakers have eliminated the fourth and sixth grade ...

July 26th, 2017 updated: August 10th, 2017. |  


An unexpected stage of life

An unexpected stage of life

Now that I’m of a certain age, I’ve become aware that my life’s journey has occurred (thus far) in distinct stages. I’ve passe...

July 26th, 2017 updated: August 10th, 2017. |