Will anyone care when you die?

Will people remember you after you die? Will anybody even care? How will you be remembered?I can’t recall a more respected, loved and admired hu...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Fighting for Ohio GM workers

Fighting for Ohio GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work – people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why last week, Senator P...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Where did we get sidetracked?

Where did we get sidetracked?

It seems rather odd, I often think, that despite all the measures taken to ensure our safety these days, we are probably more at risk now than we have...

December 10th, 2018 |  



Connecting our children with nature

Connecting our children with nature

Do you worry that your children or grandchildren are slipping out of touch with the natural world? You have intelligent company. In his book Last Chil...

December 10th, 2018 |  


A short life worth long remembering

A short life worth long remembering

Most of us will spend our entire lives attempting to accomplish some sort of deed or deeds that will have people talking about us long after our time ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Access points can connect communities with food

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestion...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

Remembering Bush’s visits to Ohio

George Bush sometimes joked on the campaign trail that he was part-Ohioan. His father was born in Columbus, and his grandfather died in the state capi...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Buses, snow and Christmastime

Buses, snow and Christmastime

“Oh, man. Oh yeah. My dogs are barking,” actor John Candy as Del Griffith, told Steve Martin, in “Planes, Trains and AutomobilesR...

December 5th, 2018 |  


It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

It’s one of my favorite words in the world…

I have had a lifelong obsession with the f-word.For as long as I can remember, the f-word has been a part of my life. I’ve used it and abused it...

December 4th, 2018 |  


The white-washing of Santa Claus

The white-washing of Santa Claus

For starters (spoiler alert) Santa Claus is an imaginary character—not real. The jolly guy in the goofy red suit is an American icon of popular ...

December 4th, 2018 |