Finding comfort in cupcakes

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about grandma, but because I loved her and she loved me. E...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Securing military, civilian jobs that fuel local economies

Securing military, civilian jobs that fuel local economies

The final National Defense Authorization Act is expected to be signed into law soon. As a member of the bipartisan House and Senate Committee that wro...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Call it new technology or just common sense, but things change in the food and nutrition world. Many decades ago, I was taught that low-fat food items...

August 1st, 2018 |  



Saving pensions Ohioans earned

Saving pensions Ohioans earned

Last week, thousands of workers and retirees came to Columbus to demand Congress solve the crisis threatening the secure retirement these Americans ea...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Remember when gas stations only sold gas, oil and tires? To some of us born before 1970, refueling was the main reason to stop unless you had to get a...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Judging someone by their girth and appearance is unfair and unjust. A person can be 190 pounds, 300 pounds or 400 pounds and a bystander has no idea h...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Mortgage broker bonds protect homebuyers

While you may have heard about mortgage broker bonds, if you’re not active in the real estate business, you may not be fully aware how they func...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Health hype about antioxidants

Constant talk and discussion in the media, health magazines and blogs about the effect of antioxidants on the body interests many people. But what are...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Fifteen tips to stay safe this summer

Summer is traditionally a season of relaxation and recreation, yet it’s also a common time for injuries as people step outside to enjoy the weat...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Supporting Ohio grandparents

Supporting Ohio grandparents

We all know how devastating the addiction epidemic has been for our state, and it has far-reaching consequences for Ohio families. It’s often gr...

July 7th, 2018 |