A kumquat by any other name

A kumquat by any other name

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...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Hello, Miami Countians! Here are just a couple of reminders from your local, friendly free clinic:First of all, the ACA is still the law of the land. ...

November 4th, 2017 |  


‘Tis the season to be giving

‘Tis the season to be giving

Well, friends, we have made it. We are right in the thick of the upcoming holiday season as we have turned the calendar over to November. The baseball...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Trying to make sense of it all

Trying to make sense of it all

One of the more important lessons my mother has taught me in my 35 years on this earth is, “if you can’t say something nice, don’t s...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


‘Tis the season to be giving

‘Tis the season to be giving

Well, friends, we have made it. We are right in the thick of the upcoming holiday season as we have turned the calendar over to November. The baseball...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high – and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that.Even with ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


The worst debate, and candy, in the world

The worst debate, and candy, in the world

If there’s one thing the past 18 months have taught me, it’s never to get into a political debate on social media.No matter how compelling...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Voting matters — and not just every four years

Voting matters — and not just every four years

At some point along the way, our democratic right to have our voices heard became kind of like figure skating or gymnastics … something the majo...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Reopening wounds can help to heal

Reopening wounds can help to heal

“It’s not forgetting that heals. It’s remembering,” according to Johnny in East Tennessean Amy Greene’s first novel, ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Is someone finally listening?

Is someone finally listening?

In the world of education, the phrase “unfunded mandates” has become a common term that has a very negative connotation. What it means, qu...

October 31st, 2017 |