Saying goodbye to an old (car) friend

Well folks, shopping for a new vehicle, or in this case, new-to-me, has been as pleasant as sandpaper toilet paper.I miss my old car. Old Blue was com...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Support for Davidson … and other thoughts

I sincerely hope that you have read the article written by our congressman, Warren Davidson, who serves Ohio’s 8th District. It was printed in t...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Your child’s most important teacher: You

Your child’s most important teacher: You

I have written dozens of articles in which I have criticized politicians for hijacking public education and for the harm they have done to children th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The real story here is …

The real story here is …

A few days ago, I received a telephone call from Rachel Murray, a reporter for WHIO-TV, because she had been asked to get some educators’ reacti...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


My life is one giant lost and found bin

My life is one giant lost and found bin

From my sight to my sanity, I have a bad habit of losing things.All my life, I’ve never been very good at keeping track of things. Every morning...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘One and done’ and other issues

‘One and done’ and other issues

What do I know about basketball? Not much.What do I love about basketball? Everything.I am before Title IX, so the high school I attended in Toledo ha...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Black history: The power of love

Black history: The power of love

It’s Black History month. Once again, our nation celebrates the amazing contributions of African-American men and women who overcame daunting od...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Our Presidential Heroes, or zeros, of the Heartland

It’s the best holiday of the year! It’s President’s Day folks!The third Monday of February is always set aside to honor President Ge...

February 17th, 2017 |  


It’s a dog’s — and now cat’s — life

It’s a dog’s — and now cat’s — life

At last! Justice has arrived.I’m not talking about Donald Trump (I’m sure you’ll be glad to hear that) or immigration or Obamacare. ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


President Trump — Keep us out of Syria

President Trump — Keep us out of Syria

President Trump must not authorize troops on the ground in Syria. Once our troops are moved to a country they never leave. Iraq and Afghanistan are ca...

February 17th, 2017 |