Twelve days of mayhem

Twelve days of mayhem

Whoever said ‘tis better to give than to receive was more spot-on than she suspected. While the sentiment is pleasant enough, it might be time t...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Christmas a little different for Amish

Christmas a little different for Amish

Editor’s Note: This column is a great example of how Amish Christmas celebrations vary from community to community. In the most conservative Swa...

December 19th, 2015 |  


The quest for ‘The Perfect Tree’ is real

The quest for ‘The Perfect Tree’ is real

With Christmas less than a week away, the spirit of the holidays finally feels some what real.My son has caught the Christmas spirit singing “Fe...

December 18th, 2015 |  



The value of a ‘bad’ gift

By Mohisha Vasa, M.D.Who hasn’t received that gif t… the vacuum cleaner, ugly sweater, or pack of batteries? None of us has escaped the ex...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Please know that others notice what you’re doing

Please know that others notice what you’re doing

By Justin CobyContributing columnistRecently, I made a trip to Columbus to attend a ceremony organized by a dear friend. I, as many do, know I didn...

December 17th, 2015 |  


May the force be with us all

May the force be with us all

A long time ago, in a movie theater just down the street, a young boy’s life was forever changed …OK, it was only changed for about 15 yea...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Enjoy this rare weather while you can … it’s Ohio

Enjoy this rare weather while you can … it’s Ohio

We sure are having a nice spring here in Ohio … oh, wait, it’s still December. According to the calendar, it’s not even winter yet. ...

December 13th, 2015 |  


Gloria doesn’t waffle on waffles

Gloria doesn’t waffle on waffles

“Gloria, would it work for you and Daniel to come to our house on Saturday morning to make waffles for our guests?”It was Mom, of course. ...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Rearranged, deranged grocery stores

Rearranged, deranged grocery stores

Does McDonald’s deliver? Because we are in danger of starving to death due to lack of food. Groceries, specifically. Food in the form of groceri...

December 5th, 2015 |  


Considerations for health care shopping

Considerations for health care shopping

By Lt. Governor Mary TaylorContributing columnistDecember not only marks the countdown to holiday celebrations - it is also the time of year when many...

December 2nd, 2015 updated: December 2nd, 2015. |