World turns at God’s pleasure

World turns at God’s pleasure

I am always amazed at how suspicious we humans become in the face of, well, everything that comes along. Let’s examine.Communist infiltration in...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Census 2020: Why rural counts

By now, you have most likely received a postcard or letter in your mailbox inviting you to participate in the 2020 Census.Set forth as an effort to co...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Gardens should stand the test of time

Gardens should stand the test of time

In a lifetime of landscaping we’ve seen our share of community garden projects. Memorial tree plantings; “welcome” plantings at the ...

March 16th, 2020 |  



Waiting in the unknown is the scariest part

Waiting in the unknown is the scariest part

We’ve had some rough days lately in the newsroom at the Record-Herald office.Regardless of what others think of us, we genuinely care about our ...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Healthcare — this feeling has to change

Americans need options for healthcare and every American needs healthcare. Too many Americans are walking around hoping they don’t have to go th...

March 11th, 2020 |  


Deer urine on aisle five

Deer urine on aisle five

It appears our lives revolve around four things. Eating, shopping, working and sleeping.In recent years I began noticing that when we begin planning a...

March 11th, 2020 |  


It’s vital to protect Lake Erie

It’s vital to protect Lake Erie

We all know how vital Lake Erie is to Ohio. From tourism in Geneva-on-the-Lake and Put-in-Bay, to fishing at Marblehead, to vacations and family reuni...

March 9th, 2020 |  


St. Patrick’s Day is Onion Day

St. Patrick’s Day is Onion Day

It seems too early to be vegetable gardening, but experienced gardeners have their onions in the ground by St. Patrick’s Day. Onions and shamroc...

March 9th, 2020 |  


Joe Biden — the comeback kid

Joe Biden — the comeback kid

Less than a week ago, national pundits declared Joe Biden’s presidential campaign dead. Many noted the lack of a clear moderate front runner as ...

March 6th, 2020 |  


Par for the course? Hardly

Par for the course? Hardly

Golfing in one of the stupidest games I’ve ever played.I am not an athlete. I’ve never been an athlete. Anyone who has ever played golf wi...

March 4th, 2020 |