Dec. 18• The Washington Post on the Department of Health and Human services instructing some of its divisions to avoid certain words or phrases ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


I’m a fan of Santa Claus

I’m a fan of Santa Claus

I’m a fan of Santa and he is a fan of mine.When Evan was a barely a toddler, I took him to see Santa.I remember it plain as day. A friend and I ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas

’Twas the night before ChristmasAnd all through the houseNot a creature was stirringExcept for the mouse …I guess I should apologize to Cl...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Make every day Christmas Day

Make every day Christmas Day

Of all the days, perhaps Christmas is the day that holds the most universal meaning. Of course we all have those days that touch our hearts in special...

December 21st, 2017 updated: December 21st, 2017. |  


‘Tis the season to be hungry

‘Tis the season to be hungry

Is this the season for forgetting? Single parents juggling employment, household duties, and child care. Military veterans. Senior citizens whose spou...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio’s standards for gifted student education

Ohio’s standards for gifted student education

According to Ohio’s Gifted Operating Standards, a “gifted” student will perform or show potential for performing at remarkably high ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from Medicare cuts

Protecting seniors from Medicare cuts

This week, Congressional Republicans are expected to blow a $1.5 trillion hole in the national debt in order to cut taxes for millionaires and corpora...

December 20th, 2017 |  


‘Tis the season to be hungry

‘Tis the season to be hungry

Is this the season for forgetting? Single parents juggling employment, household duties, and child care. Military veterans. Senior citizens whose spou...

December 19th, 2017 |  


A new phone on the Verizon

A new phone on the Verizon

The irony of there even being a third column about my phone is not lost on me, although I did warn you to brace yourselves for some Major League whini...

December 17th, 2017 |  


The Bengals and breeding contempt

The Bengals and breeding contempt

There is an old saying that “familiarity breeds contempt.” Loosely interpreted, those things we are familiar with we end up feeling a bit ...

December 15th, 2017 |