What I learned at Pride

What I learned at Pride

Like many cities, San Diego holds its Pride Parade every summer. As a straight woman who hates traffic and crowds, I’d never gone before. This s...

July 21st, 2017 |  


No place for bigotry on the bench

No place for bigotry on the bench

This week, I took to the Senate Floor to shine a light on the president’s nominee to join the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, John K. Bush. This m...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Fond memories of Cedar Point

Fond memories of Cedar Point

As summer rolls on, it has been fun to look at the social media pictures of folks out and about from parts far and wide enjoying that time-honored tra...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Toledo Blade, July 17A British judge is reconsidering his decision that Charlie Gard should die. Charlie is 11 months old; he’s seriously, n...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Concert location doesn’t work

To the Editor:Cherry Street concert — what a genius idea.You take a 40-foot stage, place it between two brick walls that are 40-feet high and 10...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Hillbilly eulogy rather than elegy

Hillbilly eulogy rather than elegy

Have you read the book “Hillbilly Elegy”? I have, and I hope readers realize that J.D. Vance’s story is not the story of all familie...

July 19th, 2017 |  


The art of learning old tricks

The art of learning old tricks

More than once, my high school art teacher Herb Hartman probably looked at my work and thought, “As an artist, he has a pretty good future as a ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

The latest Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be devastating for rural Ohio.Last week, I released a county-by-county repor...

July 18th, 2017 |  


How we used to do it

How we used to do it

There was going to be this great article, see? It was a take-off on a news story about how the way in which we complete some task has come full circle...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Thanks for attendance, sponsoring parade

To the Editor:Another Independence Day has passed and the citizens of Miami County have proudly marched down the streets of Troy.The Independence Day ...

July 16th, 2017 |