‘4th Ward will only be better’ if JanTausch elected

‘4th Ward will only be better’ if JanTausch elected

I am writing in response to the Aug. 10, 2019 article titled “JanTausch to run for city’s 4th Ward seat.” I have known Sarah since s...

October 4th, 2019 |  


County focused on curbing domestic violence

County focused on curbing domestic violence

On my very first day as an assistant prosecutor, I walked the streets of Walbridge, Ohio, and entered a house that was the scene of a homicide that da...

October 4th, 2019 |  


Saint Francis Day

Saint Francis Day

As the trees begin to change colors and their leaves begin to fall, the cooler temperatures and shorter days forecast harvests and freezing temperatur...

October 4th, 2019 |  



Ways of remembering

Ways of remembering

One day last week as I left the house to take my usual morning walk, I realized I had not written down the time I left the house. I write down the tim...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


Adding yogurt can only make life healthier

Adding yogurt can only make life healthier

Yogurt is a thick, tart, custard-like product made from milk. Tradition has it originating accidentally in the Middle East as a nomad traveled across ...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


Spirit of John Muir

Spirit of John Muir

Recently, my spouse and I spent a few days wandering around California’s Yosemite Valley, one of the most beautiful places on planet Earth.How b...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Great GeekFest back again

Great GeekFest back again

October conjures different things for different people, for some it’s finally time to lean into Halloween, for others it means Football weather,...

September 28th, 2019 |  


Trial of an assassin

Trial of an assassin

“The killer looked sallow and weak and beady drops of perspiration stood out on his forehead.”— The Buffalo News, Sept. 26, 1901R...

September 27th, 2019 |  


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 |