Float your way to peace, quiet

Float your way to peace, quiet

Adam didn’t know how good he had it.There he was in the Garden of Eden, with the trees, pleasing to the eye and good for food. He had the livest...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


A historic week for US trade, American workers

A historic week for US trade, American workers

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in Southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the bigg...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Just give me a sharp stick

Just give me a sharp stick

There is a nice-sized room on the ground floor of our house that was intended to be the family dining room. I have always used it as an office.When I ...

January 21st, 2020 |  



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 |