Seeing old friend again

Seeing old friend again

One of the benefits of modern technology in my life is the way it has allowed me to develop closer relationships with extended family. On my mother...

September 27th, 2019 |  


What Ohioans told me in August

What Ohioans told me in August

At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every wee...

September 26th, 2019 |  


Letter grades don’t tell it all

Letter grades don’t tell it all

I perused the Ohio Department of Education’s website for this column because report cards for Ohio schools were recently released. And the resul...

September 26th, 2019 |  



Letter grades don’t tell it all

Letter grades don’t tell it all

I perused the Ohio Department of Education’s website for this column because report cards for Ohio schools were recently released. And the resul...

September 25th, 2019 |  


Local group of galaxies

Local group of galaxies

The best way to get a sense of humanity’s place in the universe is simply to go outside and look at the sky in late summer and early autumn. Of ...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Delaware County Fair memories

Delaware County Fair memories

While growing up in Delaware, the county fair season always had a special place in my heart. When I was much, much younger, the penny arcade was my fa...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Freedom to read not taken lightly

Freedom to read not taken lightly

This week, libraries across the nation recognize 37 years of Banned Books Week. This week originally launched in the 1980s at the American Booksellers...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Stratford’s diversity keeps farmer busy

Stratford’s diversity keeps farmer busy

Life on such a diverse 236-acre educational farm as The Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road is very stimulating for those involved, but this y...

September 21st, 2019 |  


When animals come to court

When animals come to court

“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us, cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”— Winston Churchill“Horse sense is the thing ...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Ohio enjoying economic revival

Ohio enjoying economic revival

The Democrats keep predicting a recession — this is really them projecting their wishes as it is exactly what would happen if they ever get a ch...

September 19th, 2019 |