Sometimes the lost is found

When we three kids were small, our family, just like our neighbors, was struggling with the effects of the Great Depression. Nothing was wasted as the...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Monthly Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Monthly Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Ohioans look for the “Made in the USA” label, because they want their dollars to support our economy, and they know it means a quality pro...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Hospitality shows itself at its finest

I was excited to receive an invitation to a retirement party for a very close friend. She was hosting the party herself and it was by invitation only....

July 22nd, 2021 |  



Perfect dog, like us, ain’t always so perfect

Maybe it’s time to give you an update on Bebe, my eight-inch-tall live-in dog. First of all, understand I am not a little dog person. I want my ...

July 15th, 2021 |  


A life lesson in asking God for forgiveness

I was enjoying my morning shower when there was an ominous cracking sound. I had moved my feet around minimally before that warning sound. Still, I kn...

July 8th, 2021 |  


Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Starting July 15, most Ohio parents will begin to see $250 or $300 in their bank accounts, every month from now until the end of the year. It’s ...

July 8th, 2021 |  


The perils of eating can be an outlet for service

I cooked some chicken drumsticks and took the meat off the bones. As I did so, I was careful that not even a small bone went into the food dish that w...

July 1st, 2021 |  


Protecting Ohio kids from lead poisoning

Protecting Ohio kids from lead poisoning

Decades after we learned of the dangers of lead exposure, too many children in Ohio continue to be poisoned by the homes they live in and the water th...

June 24th, 2021 |  


Now getting the help that I used to give

Here are a few things I’ve learned as a senior citizen:Friends and acquaintances alike seem more free to offer help whenever they sense the seni...

June 24th, 2021 |  


So, really, who am I?

When I began school in the Wauseon Schools at age 11, I knew one classmate. Our mothers had been best friends for many years and so, I thought, I had ...

June 17th, 2021 |