Right now, we are heading for the finish line in this season of Advent as Christmas day is in sight. Advent becomes more muted as Christmas plays and ...

December 21st, 2018 |  


Angels come in all sizes

Angels come in all sizes

This is a true story of something that took place about 20 years ago.I was in my little mouse-house of an office at the old courthouse, working throug...

December 20th, 2018 |  


Central Ohio Symphony spreads holiday joy

Central Ohio Symphony spreads holiday joy

The Dec. 9 holiday concerts of the Central Ohio Symphony once again met and exceeded the expectations of the audience. In addition to tried-and-proven...

December 19th, 2018 |  



It was a week before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. Wrong! A week before Christmas is probably one ...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Honoring my brother, Ed

Honoring my brother, Ed

I have to say that growing up in the 60s was the best experience for this young farm lad.I look back on Christmas with great fondness. I remember my d...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Pine cones are holiday magic

Pine cones are holiday magic

Pine Cones are a familiar holiday decoration, but how much do you really know about them? While many types of trees have cones, you’ve probably ...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Hark, the Golden Buckeye card!

Hark, the Golden Buckeye card!

What a lovely holiday gift. This month, I received an invitation to join the “ranks of nearly 2.4 million Ohioans eligible for a Golden Buckeye ...

December 18th, 2018 |  


The court as critic

The court as critic

“No one was listening, and I feared these matters would be thrown out like all others, without even considering the merits. Thus, I switched str...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Cookies are among the world’s best-loved foods. Ideally, cookies keep their optimal freshness for about a week. If you have started baking a few...

December 12th, 2018 |  


A time of advent

A time of advent

For Christians, we’ve entered a time in the four Sundays before Christmas where we look with anticipation to the “advent” or “...

December 7th, 2018 |