‘Are you okay?’

‘Are you okay?’

Rock Jones, in a letter address to a wide variety of people related to Ohio Wesleyan, asked a simple question: “Are you okay?”As much as I...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Are you under the lion’s paw?

How does it feel to be under the lion’s paw? Are you feeling frightened, depressed, angry, powerless, hopeless? Many of us are experiencing thos...

March 19th, 2020 |  


Waiting is part of life

Waiting is part of life

It wasn’t too long ago that my husband, George, and I realized that we now belong in the category of the “elderly.” I think we came ...

March 18th, 2020 |  



Orion and his ‘dawgs’

Orion and his ‘dawgs’

You would think I’d know better by now. For 50 springs, I have stood under the starry sky this time of year and looked at the mighty hunter Orio...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Stairway to landmark ruling

Stairway to landmark ruling

“The trial and the legal process have been a long climb up the Stairway to Heaven.” — Judge Margaret McKeown“And if you liste...

March 13th, 2020 |  


Symphony takes trip around the world

Symphony takes trip around the world

On March 1, the Central Ohio Symphony performed a concert that included composers and musicians from many multicultural regions around the globe: Amer...

March 12th, 2020 |  


It’s vital to protect Lake Erie

It’s vital to protect Lake Erie

We all know how vital Lake Erie is to Ohio. From tourism in Geneva-on-the-Lake and Put-in-Bay, to fishing at Marblehead, to vacations and family reuni...

March 11th, 2020 |  


Learning to see

Learning to see

As winter turns to spring, I always get a few calls from people who are finally emerging from their winter cocoon with Christmas telescopes clutched i...

March 10th, 2020 |  


Fighting maternal, infant mortality

Fighting maternal, infant mortality

We know we have a serious problem with infant mortality and maternal mortality in Ohio and around the country — and that we see huge disparities...

March 5th, 2020 |  


Being on the ballot

Being on the ballot

It’s March now, and since time flies by very quickly, Election Day will be here before we know it. I have been thinking of writing about the fac...

March 4th, 2020 |