House has long family history

House has long family history

In 1934, my husband’s grandfather purchased a pre-fab home from the Sears and Roebuck Company. At the time, his brother, sister-in-law and their...

March 14th, 2018 updated: March 16th, 2018. |  


Finding your hope in a spiritual desert

Finding your hope in a spiritual desert

Oasis isn’t just a terrible band from the ’90s with a front man who had more attitude than ability. An oasis is something we see off in th...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Yet-to-be invented items spark interest

Yet-to-be invented items spark interest

Last week I was strolling around the internet, actually looking up an idea I had for a new product. I figured if I had thought of it, then someone els...

March 7th, 2018 |  



January now Ohio Blood Donor Awareness Month

January now Ohio Blood Donor Awareness Month

COLUMBUS — January is now “Blood Donor Awareness Month” in the state of Ohio. Supporters say the recognition from this new legislati...

March 1st, 2018 |  


Who put out the bat signal?

Who put out the bat signal?

Not to belabor a point, but I am really not a fan of bats. I don’t mind them outside, where I know they provide a needed part of our ecosystem. ...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Small business growth puts Ohio on map

Small business growth puts Ohio on map

Every time we enter our corner coffee shop, purchase produce from our local farmers market, or dine at our favorite hometown restaurant, it becomes cl...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Pay it no mind

Pay it no mind

Some people have the gift of remembering names easily. I am not one of those people. During my career, I developed a number of strategies to help me, ...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


What a horrible legacy we have left

What a horrible legacy we have left

I am writing this a couple of days after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. If history is any indicator, sadly, by the time you read this article i...

February 17th, 2018 |  


A look at some obscure presidential innovations

A look at some obscure presidential innovations

This weekend includes a day set aside to honor our nation’s presidents. I’ve always enjoyed this holiday, especially since it routinely af...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Will FISA write the epitaph of the Fourth Amendment?

Will FISA write the epitaph of the Fourth Amendment?

By Congressman Warren DavidsonAlthough Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was just reauthorized for six years, I joined a...

February 14th, 2018 |