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 |  


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 |