Perseid meteor shower; Killer asteroid of death

Perseid meteor shower; Killer asteroid of death

The time has come again for the annual Perseid meteor shower. At its best, my previous experiences with the Perseids have caused me to exclaim, “...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


DCDL to reopen community meeting rooms

DCDL to reopen community meeting rooms

It’s one of the final pieces of the puzzle, as we reassemble ourselves from the impact of COVID-19 at the Delaware County District Library: comm...

July 31st, 2021 |  


Assisting families of one to families of many

Assisting families of one to families of many

Amidst the pandemic, we started getting calls, lots of calls, from community leaders, persons experiencing homelessness, and the general public: ̶...

July 30th, 2021 |  



‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ episode plays out in real life

‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ episode plays out in real life

As a kid I enjoyed “Schoolhouse Rock!” cartoons. One of my favorites (and maybe one of yours, too), was the ever popular, “I’m...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Jefferson’s first crack at famous document

Jefferson’s first crack at famous document

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the original draft of the Declaration of Independence.Thomas Jefferson’s “or...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Constellations help us understand history

Constellations help us understand history

The constellations tell us much about our dim past. We lived in fear and awe of the powerful forces around us. As a result, our relationships with our...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Anxiety, depression on rise in US

Anxiety, depression on rise in US

COVID-19 and the events of the last 18 months may not equate to a zombie apocalypse, but as I see more and more live faces unmagnified by a Zoom squar...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Living in today’s VUCA world

Living in today’s VUCA world

A few years ago, I was introduced to the acronym “VUCA,” which stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Its origin is...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Breaking Barry: Basketball’s biggest bad guy

Breaking Barry: Basketball’s biggest bad guy

“If they sent him to the U.N., he’d end up starting World War III.”— Mike Dunleavy“His teammates and opponents generally...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Getting to know signers of famous document

Getting to know signers of famous document

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series on the Declaration of Independence. This week’s column highlights the signers of ...

July 22nd, 2021 |