Who’s your idol?

Who’s your idol?

For almost 20 seasons, there was a show entitled “American Idol” in which individuals tried out to become the best singer of the season. M...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Not smart enough to be an idiot

Not smart enough to be an idiot

In my experience, everybody has a slice of “idiot” somewhere hiding inside them. The trick is not to let it show itself at the wrong time....

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Sense this moment and hold it

Sense this moment and hold it

The sky looks as if it was painted with a soft, dry brush. The clouds go from dense to transparent without defined edges, just soft blends. I am glad ...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Zika virus update

Zika virus update

Now that Central Ohio has seen its first resident return from travel (to the Caribbean) with the Zika virus. Concern will undoubtedly rise. It is like...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

For children across Ohio, summer break is beginning, and for many families that means vacations and summer camps and barbecues.But for too many, it al...

June 21st, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


Summer: Time to grill

Summer: Time to grill

Like most other people, I have my favorite charities. I send what I can, when I can.Seldom am I swayed by bulk-mailed requests. My pockets aren’...

June 18th, 2016 updated: June 18th, 2016. |  


Eat fruit, but know how it affects blood sugar

Eat fruit, but know how it affects blood sugar

I know I should be eating more fresh fruit, but I have type 2 diabetes. Last weekend I enjoyed a few slices of watermelon, and I was surprised when I ...

June 18th, 2016 updated: June 18th, 2016. |  


We are witnessing the death of civilized debate

We are witnessing the death of civilized debate

Facebook is a wonderful invention that has revolutionized the 21st century in which we live, allowing us to perform such socially relevant tasks as ma...

June 17th, 2016 |  


We must all stand together after Orlando

We must all stand together after Orlando

Sunday, June 12 Ohioans woke up to tragic news about the shooting at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub. Connie and I send our deepest sympathies to the f...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Do we take God for granted?

Do we take God for granted?

My wife was flying home from a business trip in Maryland this week, and had the opportunity to sit beside a lady from Nigeria. During their conversati...

June 17th, 2016 updated: June 17th, 2016. |