Reading club is out of this world

Reading club is out of this world

This July, our nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to land on the Moon. The Apollo 11 spacecraft launched from Cape Ken...

June 8th, 2019 |  


Listening with openness

Listening with openness

The Delaware County District Library announced its summer programming last month and received questions and concerns about one program out of the many...

June 7th, 2019 |  


Statute of what?

Statute of what?

It’s been said that one good conversation can shift the direction of change. The recent investigation into OSU’s former doctor, Richard St...

June 7th, 2019 |  



Tips for handling crispy sweet corn

Tips for handling crispy sweet corn

We’re all looking forward to having crisp, juicy locally-grown sweet corn! Gardeners who grow their own sweet corn know the joy of harvesting th...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Memories of Lonnie

Memories of Lonnie

My brother Lonnie was 12 years older than I was. I don’t remember him being around much when I was young, but I remember this car he had when I ...

June 5th, 2019 |  


Getting kids to eat healthy

Getting kids to eat healthy

As I watched my 5-year-old grandson, Patrick, chow down on a bowl of macaroni and cheese I envisioned his father in my kitchen on the same chair in th...

June 5th, 2019 |  


King of constellations, part 2

King of constellations, part 2

A few weeks ago, I told you one of the stories associated with the constellation Leo, the lion. However, that story, the tragic tale of Pyramus and Th...

June 4th, 2019 |  


For Amish, one size doesn’t fit all

For Amish, one size doesn’t fit all

Scanning over a list of questions I had filed from some of you readers, I noticed that a more frequent one is that of our Amish lifestyle and traditio...

June 4th, 2019 |  


How’s your Ohio civics knowledge?

How’s your Ohio civics knowledge?

Voting and being engaged in democracy is a fundamental right in the United States. Voters have a direct impact on who is elected and the governmental ...

June 1st, 2019 |  


Introducing the next generation to manufacturing

Introducing the next generation to manufacturing

This summer, for the seventh year in a row, my office is partnering with local Ohio companies and organizations to host manufacturing camps for elemen...

June 1st, 2019 |