‘Blue lives matter’

To the editor:The “Black lives matter” crowd has dominated the headlines for the past several weeks. Apparently the “hands up, don&...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Birds, flowers and worry

Birds, flowers and worry

Before hearing God’s call to ministry, I served as a registered nurse in a downtown emergency department. We never knew who might walk (or roll)...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Thinking outside the judicial box

Thinking outside the judicial box

The past seven days have been mind-numbing. I can’t remember more separate incidents of unexplainable horrendous acts of violence or accidents o...

September 3rd, 2015 |  



‘Climate is changing now; it’s changing here’

To the editor:In a paper published just this week in the journal Theoretical and Applied Climatology, “Learning from mistakes in climate researc...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 3rd, 2015. |  


Stop in and see us at the county fair

Stop in and see us at the county fair

Do you smell pork tenderloin and elephant ears? I do – the Delaware County Fair is just around the corner!I love the fair. It is such a fun, fa...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Speedway: Some pros & cons

Speedway: Some pros & cons

As Delaware continues its inexorable growth (the city will soon hit the 40,000 mark), Speedway is looking at another gas station and convenience store...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


‘If it’s not a high-tech wall, don’t waste money’

To the editor:The issue of what to do about illegal immigrants and anchor babies (I know that’s politically incorrect, but get over it) is the h...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Thanks for your help

To the editor:I want to thank a great bunch of people who helped me get through this past weekend. First, the off-duty paramedic (John?) who noticed I...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Improving school lunches will improve health

To the editor:With the new school year starting, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies and lunches. Yes, school lunches!In p...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Sometimes I thank my lucky stars that I get to write this column. If I didn’t, I’d have to go door to door to tell you that our hemisphere...

August 31st, 2015 |