Legacy of slavery

Legacy of slavery

American chattel slavery lasted from 1619-1865. It ended formally with the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution which outlawed slave...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Our new gods

Our new gods

It seems to me that we might learn a lot about today’s society by looking backwards to the time of the ancient Romans.You see, religion was an i...

February 17th, 2021 |  


Slavery, part I

Slavery, part I

Most Americans are taught that the first black people landed in America in 1619 somewhere in Virginia. That is not quite true. There were black people...

February 11th, 2021 |  



Things to do in isolation

Things to do in isolation

Well, this. Write. Writing is something a person can do while isolating themselves from infectious people. Isolating myself from sick people didn̵...

February 1st, 2021 |  


So many things I missed due to COVID

So many things I missed due to COVID

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a year that we all want to forget but one that will be talked about forever.Life has not been the same the l...

December 25th, 2020 updated: December 26th, 2020. |  


Lots to buzz about at CSU

Lots to buzz about at CSU

I recently had a chance to check out some sweet research going on at Central State University … and attempt to conquer one of my fears at the sa...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


History of West Main Street, Xenia

History of West Main Street, Xenia

Those who travel on a regular basis or even from time to time on the highway between Xenia and Dayton (U. S. 35/Main Street) might be surprised to kno...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Heal? Nope, improve

Heal? Nope, improve

Now that former VP Joe Biden has (unofficially) won the election, there are a lot of cries about healing America.I believe they are using the wrong te...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Evolution of a holiday

Evolution of a holiday

It seems to me that the upcoming holiday on Nov. 11, Veterans Day, (not Veteran’s Day as some may think) has an interesting past.It started out ...

November 10th, 2020 |  


Another ethanol program?

Another ethanol program?

It seems to me that the ever increasing clamor to get rid of or otherwise decrease our dependence on fossil-fueled vehicles may well generate some int...

November 3rd, 2020 |