Increasing treatment options for Ohioans struggling with addiction

Increasing treatment options for Ohioans struggling with addiction

More than a million workers and retirees across the country are part of the multi-employer pension system, and many are in danger of losing that secur...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Getting old is not for the weak

The much repeated statement, “Getting old ain’t for sissies,” is SO true! Scarcely a day goes by without my bearing witness to its t...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Saying goodbye to another dear friend and companion

Not quite a year ago I had to let Kelly, my therapy dog, go to the Rainbow Bridge. We had been together over 10 years and had weathered many a storm.I...

February 24th, 2021 |  



Some things you just don’t get used to

You would think that after writing this column for 29 years (yes, I’ve started my 30th year.), I would be accustomed to going to the computer on...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Thanks for a smooth and professional experience

COVID-19 vaccination. According to the schedule I fit the age category, so I made the dreaded phone call. For me, all phone calls are dreaded due to h...

February 4th, 2021 |  


All in a winter’s day stirs up a memory

At news time, the forecasters had decided we would not be getting the snow and other wintertime stuff they had been forecasting. Well, that was quite ...

January 28th, 2021 |  


The saga of Tommy the neighborhood cat

I introduced you to the neighborhood cat a couple of months ago.For the last several months, whenever there were table scraps after supper, I scattere...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Days in a one-room schoolhouse were treasured

Today I’ll tell you about my days of teaching in a one-room school in the Kentucky mountains. Those were interesting days.Restrooms were actuall...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Moving forward from tough year

Moving forward from tough year

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year.The health care and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have ch...

January 5th, 2021 |  


Year has highs, lows, but Christ is a constant

As we look back at 2020, we see what was outstanding to us personally – whether losing a loved one, COVID-19 or celebrating the birth of an infa...

December 30th, 2020 |