One good deed goes a long way

One good deed goes a long way

There’s a lot going on in the world these days that can make a person disgruntled, disturbed, upset, or downright depressed. A lot of what’...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Even in winter, there are reasons to celebrate

Even in winter, there are reasons to celebrate

As I’m writing this column, it is still dark outside. It’s quite foggy outside and I’m not sure I’ll see the sun when it makes...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Schools seek construction feedback

Schools seek construction feedback

TIPP CITY — This month, Tipp City schools will begin a series of community discussions about the district’s plans for school construction....

January 5th, 2019 |  



Getting older, but no dame

Getting older, but no dame

It is barely possible that I’m getting old. Or at least, older. I recently saw a movie called “Tea with the Dames.” It’s a Bri...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Wishing for kindness in 2019

Wishing for kindness in 2019

Happy new year! I hope you have had many great moments in 2018, enjoying loved ones, experiencing happy times, and have had good health. We none of us...

December 26th, 2018 |  


Expressing Christmas Spirit — all year long

Expressing Christmas Spirit — all year long

By the time you are reading this column, we are just hours away from Christmas 2018. As I’m writing it, I have just finished watching a Hallmark...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Give gifts of health and safety

Give gifts of health and safety

By the time you are reading this, we are well into the Advent season. Many of us are in the throes of the final preparations for gift exchanges, holid...

December 12th, 2018 |  


A tool for everything

A tool for everything

My mother instilled in me a life-long love of cooking. She was a wonderful cook; in fact, she was a volunteer canteen chef for the local Red Cross for...

December 10th, 2018 |  


A tool for everything

A tool for everything

My mother instilled in me a life-long love of cooking. She was a wonderful cook; in fact, she was a volunteer canteen chef for the local Red Cross for...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Tis the season for unique gifts

Tis the season for unique gifts

Last year I wrote a column about some strange holiday gifts I had noticed in my annual onslaught of catalogues. This year a few of them were not only ...

November 28th, 2018 |