Seeing old friend again

Seeing old friend again

One of the benefits of modern technology in my life is the way it has allowed me to develop closer relationships with extended family. On my mother...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Local group of galaxies

Local group of galaxies

The best way to get a sense of humanity’s place in the universe is simply to go outside and look at the sky in late summer and early autumn. Of ...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Freedom to read not taken lightly

Freedom to read not taken lightly

This week, libraries across the nation recognize 37 years of Banned Books Week. This week originally launched in the 1980s at the American Booksellers...

September 21st, 2019 |  



Stratford’s diversity keeps farmer busy

Stratford’s diversity keeps farmer busy

Life on such a diverse 236-acre educational farm as The Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road is very stimulating for those involved, but this y...

September 21st, 2019 |  


When animals come to court

When animals come to court

“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us, cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”— Winston Churchill“Horse sense is the thing ...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Ohio enjoying economic revival

Ohio enjoying economic revival

The Democrats keep predicting a recession — this is really them projecting their wishes as it is exactly what would happen if they ever get a ch...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Empowering workers in age of automation

Empowering workers in age of automation

As technology evolves, we need to make sure our workers are growing with it.Over the past month, I have traveled around Ohio meeting with workers, and...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Wornstaff Memorial Library reopens

Wornstaff Memorial Library reopens

It’s 9 a.m. on Sept. 2, and as I sit here wondering what today will bring, I see it is only 60 more minutes until our Ashley library opens its d...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Science behind polygraphs

Science behind polygraphs

“Beyond my expectation, through uncontrollable factors, this scientific investigation became for practical purposes a Frankenstein’s monst...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Last week we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now this week, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday suppe...

September 12th, 2019 |