Forgiveness of ignorance is bliss

Forgiveness of ignorance is bliss

Say you come up with a plan. It’s your plan. Your vision to fulfillment. Then, somebody comes along and you share this plan with them. “No...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Insurance companies need to step up to fight opioid epidemic

Insurance companies need to step up to fight opioid epidemic

There is not just one solution to end the opioid epidemic. We need prevention, treatment, enforcement, and recovery. And we need the health insurance ...

March 12th, 2018 |  


Why does Ohio not have CAP laws?

Why does Ohio not have CAP laws?

What happens when children find loaded or unloaded guns and ammunition in their homes?On July 5, 2012, Levi Reed, a 14-year-old boy and resident of Cl...

March 8th, 2018 |  



An Oscars for troubled times

With the Oscars coming to a satisfying close, so ends another season of awards. Now we move on to a summer filled with rom-coms and blockbusters. Ever...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Uma Rose, our great niece, celebrated her sixth birthday this past week. Uma is a bright-eyed, smart little girl who enjoys little games and the playf...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Recommendations for crafting wind ordinances

Wind turbines are multiplying across the U.S., and most are installed in rural areas overlooking crops, cattle, timber, and lakes. Rural communities r...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Protecting workers’ hard-earned tips

Protecting workers’ hard-earned tips

Tips belong to the workers who earn them. But a new rule under this administration is threatening the wages Ohio workers earn.In December, the U.S. De...

March 6th, 2018 |  


Opioid addicted babies in Appalachia

Opioid addicted babies in Appalachia

When I think about the opioid addicted babies and how to prevent the problem, a traditional parable/story attributed to a man named Saul Alinsky comes...

March 6th, 2018 |  


Women’s History Month: A conversation

Women’s History Month: A conversation

Since 1987, Congress and the President of the United States have issued proclamations to designate March as Women’s History Month, which began a...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Ground cover plants save maintenance

Ground cover plants save maintenance

Weeding and mulching are the two most time-consuming and expensive maintenance steps for most landscape beds, and the least fun. So are cleanup and ra...

March 5th, 2018 |