A day to remember our fallen heroes

A day to remember our fallen heroes

Since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003, 275 Ohio soldiers have lost their lives in action. Those 275 stories of bravery and determination came to...

May 29th, 2016 |  


A day to remember our fallen heroes

A day to remember our fallen heroes

Since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003, 275 Ohio soldiers have lost their lives in action. Those 275 stories of bravery and determination came to...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Au revoir and bonne journee Madame

Au revoir and bonne journee Madame

Bonjour! Ca va?Each day my high school French teacher Madame McCrillis stood in front of our class with a cheerful hello.Madame Kathleen McCrillisR...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Bathroom bills don’t help women

Bathroom bills don’t help women

The time has come for me to play my Woman Card.A male Republican politician in my state of Wisconsin has introduced a “bathroom bill” like...

May 27th, 2016 |  


A dad’s guide to keeping kids alive and (relatively) healthy

A dad’s guide to keeping kids alive and (relatively) healthy

I’m usually left with all the important responsibilities around the Fong household. These include, but are not limited to: How high to set the l...

May 25th, 2016 |  


State legislature needs to lead on medical marijuana

State legislature needs to lead on medical marijuana

After hearing from hundreds of witnesses and nearly 25 hours of testimony as part of the Medical Marijuana Task Force, I have sponsored legislation th...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Charity helps, but it’s not the answer

Charity helps, but it’s not the answer

I’ve been involved in benevolent projects for many years. Most of these efforts have been buying and distributing food and clothes for the very ...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Forking out the spoonerisms

Forking out the spoonerisms

As someone whose picture hangs in the Baskin Robbins Hall of Fame for eating a record amount of Rocky Road ice cream at one sitting, it might be inapp...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


The Iron Claw: a tight hold

The Iron Claw: a tight hold

Imagine signing up for the Ohio National Guard in 2004 to join your friends and expecting a time to mature and chart your life’s direction, beli...

May 20th, 2016 |  


An award-winning week, kind of

An award-winning week, kind of

Have you ever had a long stretch of klutz-filled events? Last week, I was a ball full of just weird, goofy and slightly embarrassing events.It first b...

May 20th, 2016 |