Joey Franchise is changing my mind

Joey Franchise is changing my mind

Except for a time from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s, I have never been much of a Cincinnati Bengals fan. I have always rooted for them to some degr...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Glimpses of America, 1957

Glimpses of America, 1957

A couple of years ago, one of my sweet and gentle readers, Mary Crider, gave me a large stack of my favorite childhood magazine, Sports Illustrated, m...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

For years we have worked to protect Ohioans from out of control surprise medical bills, and thanks to the No Surprises Act, which went into effect on ...

January 21st, 2022 |  



A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


How did you learn how to drive?

How did you learn how to drive?

It was a different time for sure, back in the years when I was learning to drive and my Dad and others would take me out on back roads where I could t...

October 1st, 2021 |  


Not cashless, but out of cash

Not cashless, but out of cash

A couple of bucks for a haircut was all I needed.When I looked in the ol’ billfold, I realized I didn’t have quite enough.The Bank of Dad ...

October 1st, 2021 |  


I’m the lie girl!

I’m the lie girl!

One of the granddaughters blurted out a funny confession recently.Jeshua and Megan have four children, three girls and a boy. The oldest girl is a bru...

March 4th, 2021 |  


The great escape

The great escape

I was back in the hospital recently for an extended stay. For awhile, I was confused as to why I was there. I could not reach Terry by phone, and the ...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Wildcats slip past South Gallia, 49-47 OT

WATERFORD, Ohio — Some games just last a minute too long.The South Gallia boys basketball team led Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division host W...

January 25th, 2021 |  


When you are slowly going blind

When you are slowly going blind

Terry and I recently discussed our eye conditions. Concerning her, she had a cataract to develop in one eye over time that came to seriously distort h...

January 14th, 2021 |