Not so common pleas

Not so common pleas

“The most fortunate of men, Be he a king or commoner, is he Whose welfare is assured in his own home.”— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe&#...

February 9th, 2018 |  


History of freed slave offers lessons for today, tomorrow

Important historical material is often times found in unlikely ways. Such was the case when I accidentally discovered information about Simon Douglas ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Taking time to hone skills is important

Taking time to hone skills is important

On Feb. 14 my heart will be filled with love. The smells, the sounds, the anticipation of things marvelous will fill the air. I know it is Valentine&#...

February 7th, 2018 |  



Thomas: The memo and the truth

Thomas: The memo and the truth

Partisans tend to read, watch and listen only, or mostly, to information and opinions that reinforce their beliefs. If information surfaces that count...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Scientists: They’re not who you think

“You have a degree in what?” I get that question frequently because I work in the construction business, and no one expects that I have a ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Scientists: They’re not who you think

“You have a degree in what?” I get that question frequently because I work in the construction business, and no one expects that I have a ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Hiltzik: How to cut health costs? CEOs should look abroad

There were a couple of endearingly all-American aspects to Tuesday’s announcement of a joint venture by Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Warren Buffett of ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Your Pastor Speaks: There is a good kind of pride

Most Christians have been conditioned to feel that any and all pride is wrong. An example of this would be when having a conversation with a grandpare...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Concerned about DATA service reduction

The Center for Disability Empowerment has learned that the Delaware Area Transit Agency (DATA) is reducing service to the people of Delaware County ef...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Special honor prompts reflection

Special honor prompts reflection

Thanks to a nomination from my sister Lee Anne, I was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Maumee High School in Maumee, Ohio last Saturday. What a humbli...

February 2nd, 2018 |