In college, my three roommates and I had a beautiful Christmas tree set up right next to the couch we pulled from a Dumpster and the pile of dirty dishes we never could manage to get into the kitchen.
What is happening in Missouri and New York is not just about race. A larger explanation exists.It's the overarching thing I call “Occupiers' Psychosis.”
Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not.
Last week I, along with seventy other school administrators from the Dayton area, attended a meeting conducted by Dr. John Richard, Associate Superintendent of the Division of Accountability and Quality Schools from the Ohio Department of Education...
The phone rings.Seller: Hello?Caller: Hi, is this the for sale by owner?Seller: Yes, it is. How can I help you?Caller: Can you tell me about your home?
First let me start out on an unrelated note. It's Dec. 13, 2014.12, 13, 14.
With Christmas only two weeks away, the spirit of the holidays finally feels tangible.
By Lu NelsenCenter for Rural Affairs
Ohioans – many of whom work multiple jobs while taking care of their children – deserve tax relief. And workers who lose their jobs or their pensions due to no fault of their own deserve help with health bills.
In the Palm(er) of your hand
When my friend Rex, he of the “I don't mean this bad” infamy, suggested a vacation we agreed this was a splendid idea. Rex, his nephew Jordan, Steve, and I have traveled together for over 10 years and have managed to remain on good...
December arrives, autumn draws to a close, and two weeks hence, winter — the season — will make its official debut. But I'll also agree, winter — the weather — arrived, and in fine early fettle, some time back.
By Holly McElwee
By Wyatt FraasCenter for Rural Affairs
By David BeseckerGuest Columnist
On Thanksgiving morning, when the only people out were a few dedicated runners and bikers, my wife and I took a walk through downtown Troy and down by the river.
For the first time in my life, Thanksgiving came and went, and this has been the first year I can say I've had something to truly be grateful for that wasn't superficial.
We came for the ice cream, but we stayed for the high school football.
As we approach Thanksgiving, Connie and I are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for this year. For us, the day marks a chance to gather with family and friends to share a meal and give thanks for our blessings.
By David BeseckerGuest Columnist
It's nice to be vindicated, even in a bad way. This is my conclusion after discovering that an adorable little quirk of mine has a name. Steve has his own name for it. He calls it my maddening obsessive rigid opinionated behavior. That is not,...
You've listed your home for sale, and have high hopes of attracting a great offer. You're excited and enthusiastic because your home has been shown several times.
In a recent development aimed at solving one of the great mysteries of education (just kidding), Governor Kasich and the General Assembly have asked state superintendent Richard Ross to submit a report by January 15, 2015, on the amount of testing...
By Jim McGuireContributing ColumnistSnowflakes were swirling about as I exited my optometrist's office a week and a half ago — though it's a wonder I saw them.
By Tom KendallContributing Columnist