Library app has its own advantages

Library app has its own advantages

Recently, I was helping with an after-hours library event at our Delaware County District Library: Orange Branch. A patron who was attending the event...

November 26th, 2022 |  


Be thankful to those who make life easier

Be thankful to those who make life easier

Happy Friday — the day after Thanksgiving!Let us give thanks for all we have harvested this year.Let us call to mind and give thanks for all peo...

November 25th, 2022 |  


Thankful for many wonderful things

Thankful for many wonderful things

I have so many fond memories of Thanksgiving as a child. From waking up on Thanksgiving morning smelling the wonderful aroma of the turkey my mom roas...

November 25th, 2022 |  



Yoder family is full of Thanksgiving

Yoder family is full of Thanksgiving

When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of a time of giving thanks. Then I wonder if I have a life filled with Thanksgiving like I could have. Really, I...

November 23rd, 2022 |  


Enjoying splendors of live Christmas tree

Enjoying splendors of live Christmas tree

In today’s fast-paced, high-tech world, the ritual of a real Christmas tree captures the genuine spirit of the holidays. Decorating with live gr...

November 23rd, 2022 |  


Jupiter’s four Galilean moons reign supreme

Jupiter’s four Galilean moons reign supreme

In my dotage, my mind often turns to my quarter century at Perkins Observatory, where I reveled in showing people what their universe looks like. I re...

November 22nd, 2022 |  


Library card provides free experiences

Library card provides free experiences

Last month, the Columbus Museum of Art debuted “Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak,” a special exhibition featuring the ...

November 19th, 2022 |  


What talents are your kids hiding?

What talents are your kids hiding?

As a father, I long for the days when I could just hold my young son and didn’t have to worry about him running off in search of something bette...

November 19th, 2022 |  


What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

“Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” Psalm 107:1When my son was 3 years old, his preschoo...

November 18th, 2022 |  


Snow greets Friends of Stratford at chili cookoff

Snow greets Friends of Stratford at chili cookoff

A welcome inch of rain fell on Friday, Nov. 11, at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. The spelt and rye planted in mid-October germinated we...

November 17th, 2022 |