Positively negative social media

Positively negative social media

According to Statista.com, 78 percent of Americans have at least one social media account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the like.The report also ...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Do the debates help us choose wisely?

Do the debates help us choose wisely?

We’re in the middle of the presidential debates, and not surprisingly, they’re drawing viewers in great numbers.The contest is close, and ...

October 26th, 2016 |  


We can always keep company with our memories

We can always keep company with our memories

Among a treasure trove of ancestral writings I’ve discovered in drawers, attics and elsewhere, I want to share two that put a pleasant glaze on ...

October 25th, 2016 |  



Men will be men … or will they?

Men will be men … or will they?

As usual, it seems I am thinking a bit outside the box.I am quietly watching the Trump crude comments/hypocritical pseudo liberal outrage/comparison t...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Seeing demons in the mirror

Seeing demons in the mirror

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.The face staring at me in the mirror isn’t just my image, but that of a demon’s....

October 24th, 2016 |  


Don’t be scared of using secure services

Autumn is the season of dressing up as monsters and watching scary movies in the dark. Even though most of these tricks and treats are just for fun, s...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to editor

Dear Editor:Hillary wrote a thesis about Saul Alinsky while at Wellesley College. She was and still is an admirer of Alinsky. In 1993, The White House...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to editor

Dear Editor,As a retired school psychologist, I continue to see Southeastern Ohio teachers spend hundreds of dollars every year on supplies and food f...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


A Holistic Approach to Spiritual Health

A Holistic Approach to Spiritual Health

Holistic medicine is all the rage in certain circles: the theory that you need to treat the whole of a person, and not just the individual parts. Ther...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Cruciform should be the norm

Cruciform should be the norm

A term significant for the Christian church is “cruciform.” It is an adjective meaning “cross-shaped.” Although not a Bible wo...

October 20th, 2016 |