A prayer for Ukraine

A prayer for Ukraine

My heart is crushed for all the thousands suffering this very moment. Besides all the natural disasters, there’s the horror and sadness of many ...

March 31st, 2022 |  


Peppers: Measuring how hot is hot

Peppers: Measuring how hot is hot

Whether you’re serious about hot peppers or just enjoy a little “heat” with your food, growing hot peppers in your vegetable garden ...

March 30th, 2022 |  


Symphony shines in Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

Symphony shines in Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

On March 13, the Central Ohio Symphony continued its 43rd season with another remarkable concert. On the program were Jennifer Jolley’s “M...

March 26th, 2022 |  



Unique celebration marks arrival of spring

Unique celebration marks arrival of spring

Every year around the northern hemisphere’s spring equinox, I notice the word “Holi” on my calendar. My corresponding daily screen s...

March 25th, 2022 |  


Podcast series dives into dispute resolution

Podcast series dives into dispute resolution

Most of us have memories of preparing for or going to an event that was canceled with short notice due to the start of the COVID pandemic. For me, it ...

March 25th, 2022 |  


Good food for busy times

Good food for busy times

To any of you who have long days and wish for more to do, I wish you could have been here to watch all the action at our house this last week. It̵...

March 24th, 2022 |  


Bed edging keeps landscaping tidy

Bed edging keeps landscaping tidy

Annual edging of gardens, landscape beds and mulch circles around trees is an essential part of spring grooming in your landscape. Bed edging is the r...

March 24th, 2022 |  


Virtual access, convenience here to stay

Virtual access, convenience here to stay

We collectively learned a great deal living with COVID-19. The pandemic tested our resilience and turbocharged our innovative spirit, causing us to re...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


Retirees tend to be too busy or not busy enough

Retirees tend to be too busy or not busy enough

When I was old enough to know better, I told a co-worker not to retire because that’s when everyone dies. I had no idea what I was talking about...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


Historical look at famous set of twins

Historical look at famous set of twins

Look southwest just after dark, and you’ll see the familiar constellation Orion high in the sky. Above Orion, to the northeast, the constellatio...

March 22nd, 2022 |