He said, she said — how men and women use language

He said, she said — how men and women use language

Several years ago, my husband said to me, “Honey, you talk faster than most people can listen.” I took no offense at this, mainly because ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


“Round and Round” it goes

“Round and Round” it goes

As many of you recall, Perry Como was a star in the ’40s and ’50s. He is among the many recording artists who captured my heart with a par...

August 8th, 2018 |  


What’s the rush?

What’s the rush?

The older I get, the more the years seem to swoosh past like rockets. I remember days at work when meetings seemed to last for hours. I recall times w...

July 31st, 2018 |  



Take the good memories with the bad

Take the good memories with the bad

The Christmas I was seven years old was a memorable one for me. I spent that day in the hospital with a kidney infection that was difficult to treat. ...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Center thankful for grant

To the Editor:The West Milton Senior Center and Community Club would like to thank the Miami County Foundation for the wonderful grant that we receive...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Power outage woes

Power outage woes

This summer has been a strange one around our house as regards power outages. The first time we lost power was on a Sunday around 1 p.m. It was one of...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Grounds for complaint

Grounds for complaint

Anyone who knows me fairly well, knows that I love coffee. It’s been my beverage of choice since I was 17 years old. I prefer it black and strai...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Remembering the lasts

Remembering the lasts

Some last moments are vivid in my memory. I can recall to this day, over 30 years later, the last time I spoke with my father. Actually, I remember tw...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


‘Some assembly required’ tests relationships

‘Some assembly required’ tests relationships

A couple of weeks ago, we purchased a new grill for our son and thought to surprise him by putting it together and having it all ready for him when he...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Farmers market season in full swing

Farmers market season in full swing

Looking for a place to buy fresh local produce and baked goods or crafts made by area artisans? Give one — or all! — of these area farmers...

June 23rd, 2018 |