Time to prune trees and shrubs

Time to prune trees and shrubs

Winter is the time to work on pruning your trees and shrubs. Once the sap starts to rise in spring and the buds on your woody plants start to swell, y...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Please hand me the Bengay

Please hand me the Bengay

As You may or may not know, I am an avid football fan. College football is OK, and I will watch it with some interest, but I am an NFL freak.I started...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Protecting victims of human trafficking

Protecting victims of human trafficking

In January we mark National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month – a reminder that modern-day slavery is all too real, and it’s ...

January 20th, 2020 |  



Should you give up and quit?

We usually don’t want to just give up, or conclude we don’t have what it takes to go on. I’ve thought about that some lately in tryi...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Delivering results for Ohio

Delivering results for Ohio

If you only watched national cable news, you’d probably think not much was accomplished over the past year, and that Democrats and Republicans w...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Are heirloom vegetables better?

Are heirloom vegetables better?

Vegetable plants can be either “heirloom” or “hybrid”, “GMO” or “Non-GMO”. Many people feel strongly a...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Accurate data essential to improving broadband access

The Pew Research Center finds that only 63 percent of rural Americans have a broadband internet connection at home, and 24 percent of rural adults con...

January 10th, 2020 |  


Don’t be fooled by terrorists

Iran seemed to intentionally avoid killing Americans in their recent airstrike against our American military base in Iraq. Reports indicate it was mor...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Get ready — it really is winter

Get ready — it really is winter

Back in November, I wore a winter coat because it was cold outside.Since then, it has been around 45 degrees almost every day. I wore a light sweater ...

January 7th, 2020 |