Tax relief for the middle class

Tax relief for the middle class

Recently, after years of discussion over tax reform ideas, the Senate passed legislation that will provide tax cuts for middle-class families and make...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Sometimes, all you want is a chance

Sometimes, all you want is a chance

The dreams I had for my son when he was born were pretty reasonable, I thought at the time.Starting linebacker at Ohio State.Harvard Law School. Stanf...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Christmas food for thought

Christmas food for thought

Think for a few minutes about a time in your life before you were burdened by financial issues and a steady stream of headlines announcing what tribe ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Spare me questions at checkout

My first go-round at commenting on the relationship between customers and store clerks at some of the chain stores — where you’re asked fo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Tax plan igniting new moral movement

Tax plan igniting new moral movement

If you’re expecting a gift card from your boss as an end-of-year bonus, enjoy it this year because you probably won’t get one in 2018.The ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Chili soup for the long winter

Chili soup for the long winter

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Take your seat at the table

Take your seat at the table

Why study music or literature or art? Even after years of effort, there is so much to learn that we can barely scratch the surface. Why bother?As a fr...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Gun control shouldn’t be this hard

Gun control shouldn’t be this hard

Before the gun lobby or its sycophants in Congress bring out their usual talking points for why we can’t ever have common sense gun reform, I...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for Ohio children

Protecting healthcare for Ohio children

While the Senate is spending its time on a bill to cut taxes for corporations that send jobs overseas, kids here in America are on the verge of losing...

December 7th, 2017 |