After watching a home improvement show on television, I was left with the impression that carbohydrate foods were taboo. The realtor bad-mouthed carbs...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Love of trains

Love of trains

When I was growing up on the farm in the late 50s and 60s, we lived very close to the C&O railroad tracks.Our farm did not quite butt up to the tr...

January 16th, 2019 updated: January 16th, 2019. |  


Lunar eclipse is worth staying up for

Lunar eclipse is worth staying up for

I usually jump with excitement at the chance of announcing a total eclipse of the moon. This time, I have serious reservations, based partly on the da...

January 14th, 2019 |  



Life of Mrs. Hamilton

Life of Mrs. Hamilton

In Laura Kamoie and Stephanie Dray’s novel “My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton,” the authors explore the life and ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Trump sees adversaries, competitors for what they are

Trump sees adversaries, competitors for what they are

We have a president who understands the difference between an enemy and a competitor, and through this knowledge the correct tools to use in dealing w...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Last month, a Texas judge handed down a despicable decision that threatens the health coverage of 20 million people and undermines pre-existing condit...

January 11th, 2019 |  


A test of executive authority

A test of executive authority

“Just what our forefathers did envision, or would have envisioned had they foreseen modern conditions, must be divined from materials almost as ...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Two floods and a wedding

Two floods and a wedding

Do you ever get an urge to jump in your car and go someplace on a moment’s notice? Well, that happened last year when our daughter and son-in-la...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Building trails on your property

Building trails on your property

Have you ever hiked the Appalachian Trail or one like it? One of the great pleasures is to enjoy a walk in the woods and fields without having to stum...

January 10th, 2019 |  


The Mediterranean Diet has been recognized as the most popular diet in 2019. Usually anything that is described as a diet is a turn-off to the majorit...

January 9th, 2019 |