Young trees need attention in fall

Young trees need attention in fall

If you have a home orchard, this is the time of year to start protecting young fruit trees from deer damage. Landscape trees like crabapple, weeping c...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Trump helping black communities thrive

Trump helping black communities thrive

African American voters will be hard-pressed to justify casting their ballots for a Democrat next year. In just under three years, we’ve made in...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Mom’s mind was ‘sharp as a tack’

Mom’s mind was ‘sharp as a tack’

This is a continuation of the article I wrote last time about my being born at home in a farmhouse in eastern Delaware County back in 1936. My parents...

November 13th, 2019 |  



Could you have ‘A Touch of Sugar’?

Could you have ‘A Touch of Sugar’?

In honor of World Diabetes Day on this Thursday, Nov. 14, the Delaware County Diabetes Association is hosting a free screening of the new film “...

November 12th, 2019 |  


Cepheid variable stars

Cepheid variable stars

As the internet develops, it has become increasingly trendy to be a nerd. It has not always been so.I speak from deep, sometimes-painful and sometimes...

November 12th, 2019 |  


Symphony performs with passion, precision

Symphony performs with passion, precision

The Central Ohio Symphony opened its 41st season on Oct. 26 with another riveting concert that included three works: Christopher Weait’s “...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Land of 1,000 hoaxes

Land of 1,000 hoaxes

“The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.”- Oscar Wilde“Facts a...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Freedoms our forefathers fought for

Freedoms our forefathers fought for

I have to say how fortunate I have been, because as a young man, I got to travel to a lot of places. When I was much younger, I got to help a friend s...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Don’t fear National Diabetes Month

Don’t fear National Diabetes Month

You will see and hear more information about diabetes because November is National Diabetes Month. There are as many reasons for an increase in this d...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Fighting the honeysuckle invasion

Fighting the honeysuckle invasion

Several years ago I realized that our farm was being invaded by Japanese Honeysuckle, an aggressive shrub that takes over and smothers everything in i...

November 5th, 2019 |