DCDL officially under new leadership

DCDL officially under new leadership

For each of my columns, I give an internal title as I’m writing them in their draft format. They help me when I want to keyword search some of t...

October 1st, 2022 |  


Vogel will be remembered as bridge builder

Vogel will be remembered as bridge builder

Last weekend, I had the honor of speaking at a celebration of the life of Delaware native son and Ohio Wesleyan alumnus, Ezra Vogel, at the Memorial C...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Protecting consumers by holding Wall Street accountable

Protecting consumers by holding Wall Street accountable

All too often I hear from Ohioans who have been abused by our financial system, which is set up to benefit the biggest banks, at the expense of pretty...

September 29th, 2022 |  



Making precious memories

Making precious memories

The children ran for the house the moment we got there. Uncle Vernon’s house was never boring. With twin boys in their 20s, our little boys neve...

September 28th, 2022 |  


Saturn, Jupiter true giants of universe

Saturn, Jupiter true giants of universe

Jupiter and Saturn, the solar system’s largest and second-largest planets, respectively, are back in the evening sky.Around 9:30 p.m., look for ...

September 27th, 2022 |  


Memories from time spent with retiring director

Memories from time spent with retiring director

The very first column that I wrote for The Delaware Gazette was published on Oct. 3, 2015. At the time, I was lucky enough to take over a 27-year trad...

September 24th, 2022 |  


Braving thunderstorm of grief

Braving thunderstorm of grief

Isn’t grief like a thunderstorm? There are those times the thunder rumbles until you stop your ears, and you are sure it’ll send everythin...

September 24th, 2022 |  


Enter at your own risk

Enter at your own risk

“Dangers are inherent in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing.”— Santiago v. Clark (1978)“Every permit holder shall at all t...

September 23rd, 2022 |  


Credit upgrade big win for state

Credit upgrade big win for state

Though we may not realize it when it stares us in the face, adversity often brings out the best in us. That’s certainly proven true right here i...

September 22nd, 2022 |  


Not enough time to thank former teachers

Not enough time to thank former teachers

It isn’t every day that I get inducted into the Delaware City Schools Hall of Fame, but since I did last week, I want to write about some of the...

September 21st, 2022 |