They’re missing the point … again

They’re missing the point … again

In previous articles I have written that the daily email I receive as a superintendent updating me on the latest political shenanigans occurring in Co...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Happy birthday, America

Happy birthday, America

Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday Dear American, Happy Birthday to you. Sing along with me. Let’s eat cake and celebrate the Untied States.O...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


Something doesn’t ‘ad’ up

Something doesn’t ‘ad’ up

Anyone who has been following the saga of my new phone and its uneasy alliance with me and my technology-challenged brain will appreciate my feelings ...

July 1st, 2018 |  



Taking a closer look at American democracy

Taking a closer look at American democracy

Recently, the George W. Bush Institute and the Penn-Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement recently released a report on the state of the Am...

June 29th, 2018 |  


I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent the first 25 years of my life looking for love in all the wrong places.Turns out, however, there weren’t too many ladies out there looki...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Dad’s gone, but still here

Dad’s gone, but still here

It came out of nowhere. Earlier this month, we all took time out to celebrate our dads on Father’s Day. The celebrations included cookouts and m...

June 24th, 2018 |  


Roundabout not such a vicious circle

Roundabout not such a vicious circle

Sure signs of summer in Troy, Ohio: Hot, humid weather. Strawberry Festival hangover. A new traffic pattern for the Public Square.Yes, we are trying o...

June 24th, 2018 |  


Dad’s gone, but still here

Dad’s gone, but still here

It came out of nowhere. Earlier this month, we all took time out to celebrate our dads on Father’s Day. The celebrations included cookouts and m...

June 24th, 2018 |  


Farmers market season in full swing

Farmers market season in full swing

Looking for a place to buy fresh local produce and baked goods or crafts made by area artisans? Give one — or all! — of these area farmers...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


A better farm bill for Ohioans

A better farm bill for Ohioans

The best ideas don’t come out of Washington – they come out of conversations with Ohioans.That was on display last week as Republicans and...

June 22nd, 2018 |