Mission to Kentucky

Seven hardy souls and I went on a mission trip to Kentucky. We didn’t know what we would be doing so took clothing which would be appropriate fo...

October 12th, 2022 |  


What is she doing here?

Mission trips have been few since the pandemic, but this year our team leader chose to assemble a team to work with Christian Appalachian Project in K...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Protecting consumers by holding Wall Street accountable

Protecting consumers by holding Wall Street accountable

All too often I hear from Ohioans who have been abused by our financial system, which is set up to benefit the biggest banks, at the expense of pretty...

October 3rd, 2022 |  



Now, where is …?

The major question I am asked these days is, “So, did you get all moved?” My answer so far is, ‘”Well. I’m moved but not...

October 3rd, 2022 |  


Welcome to moving day

Moving day had arrived! Family would be the “man-power” and woman-power, too: a nephew, his wife (who is a niece by marriage but as dear a...

September 25th, 2022 |  


Supporting local farmers & Ohio food supply chains

Supporting local farmers & Ohio food supply chains

We know how important farming is to our state and how important the Farm Bill is for the one-in-seven Ohioans who depend on agriculture for their jobs...

September 19th, 2022 |  


The value of routines

With the turmoil of preparing to move, even things that are routine don’t seem to be routine any more. Today exemplified that for me.As my routi...

September 7th, 2022 |  


Protecting workers from extreme heat on the job

Protecting workers from extreme heat on the job

Right now, Ohioans are struggling with high prices, and prescription drugs are some of the most overpriced goods that many families are forced to pay ...

September 2nd, 2022 |  


Taking a right (wrong) turn

In the process of sorting, I determined that a trip to donate Christian literature was necessary. It’s a mission that collects used Christian li...

August 31st, 2022 |  


Where are they now?

Beginning in 1995 and continuing for 12 consecutive years, my roommate and I were members of a mission team which returned each year to work in a mini...

August 24th, 2022 |