Internet access for rural Ohio

Internet access for rural Ohio

Most Ohioans can get access to a steady, fast internet connection at work or home. Unfortunately, for Ohioans living outside our big urban areas, broa...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

I told you about my delay in arriving in Costa Rica and the difficulty of not speaking the language. Now let me give you a brief run-down of the missi...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

After producing the correct passport (last week’s column), I had an uneventful flight to San Jose, Costa Rica. I used wheelchair service because...

November 28th, 2019 |  



Life’s Lessons

For a number of reasons, and perhaps for no reason at all, I had wavered about actually going on the mission trip to Costa Rica. The appropriate paper...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

It was hidden in plain sight. Oh, I had seen it before but it didn’t seem significant so I simply paid no attention. Then, during my last week, ...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

I first learned of the mission trip to Costa Rica early this year. I immediately wanted to go, but what can an old lady do on a foreign mission trip? ...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

It had been a very uneventful stretch of time. Nothing, I repeat NOTHING, stood out as a subject or even a hint of something that would make a column....

October 31st, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

It was a Wednesday morning like many before it – Kelly and I met our friend at McDonald’s for coffee. Well, my friend and I had coffee and...

October 24th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

This past January, a group of people who had all served in some sort of mission outreach began revamping a small church on the edge of Toledo. The goa...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

During the many years I was part of the mission team to Nicaragua, I began taking along a large can of mixed nuts. On the first evening after work and...

October 10th, 2019 |