Snakes on a canoe

Snakes on a canoe

Let me state right up front and without reservation that I do not like snakes. I do not like them to the extent that I have a totally healthy, normal ...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Exploring Ohio’s best places

Exploring Ohio’s best places

Recently I read an article online entitled “52 best places to visit in 2016.” As you might imagine, of the 52, only 4 were in the United S...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Some changes just aren’t right

Some changes just aren’t right

When I was growing up, we had a summer place in Pennsylvania on the Youghiogheny River. There wasn’t a big town for miles. Our cabin was back in...

February 17th, 2016 |  



Protecting Ohioans from lead poisoning

Protecting Ohioans from lead poisoning

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., is attracting a lot of attention lately — and rightfully so. But while we work to help the people of Flint, we...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Lent an opportunity for change

Lent an opportunity for change

Pain is part of life. If you have yet to experience deep, foundation-shaking pain in your life, you must be about 10 years old. You’re really no...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Sometimes you have to ut on your big girl pants

Sometimes you have to ut on your big girl pants

Big news lately about some guy filing a lawsuit against McDonald’s — a class action suit, no less — because he didn’t get chee...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Romance novels for your sweetheart

I can’t help myself. I’m a little bit of a romantic when it comes to the month of February. It’s that time of year when flowers, can...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


New store offers new experiences

New store offers new experiences

A brand new super-duper Kroger store opened on Jan. 29. For me, and for hundreds of other Kroger customers, this was a pretty huge and long-awaited ev...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Jurisdiction decided

Jurisdiction decided

In 2013, Emmanuel Elder found himself in court on two separate criminal cases. In the first case, Elder was convicted after his ex-fiancé filed a...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Some Boomers face retirement challenges

Some Boomers face retirement challenges

It’s difficult to believe that TV host Pat Sajak, and actresses Suzanne Somers and Diane Keaton will celebrate their 70th birthdays in 2016. The...

January 30th, 2016 |