Small changes can bring big improvements for Ohio elections

Small changes can bring big improvements for Ohio elections

Ohio completed its primary election on April 28 in a way that no one ever envisioned, but in a way that was necessitated by the global pandemic. While...

May 13th, 2020 |  


Another sordid chapter

Another sordid chapter

It seems to me that news about the ongoing virus crisis is so overwhelming that some other news items are being almost completely obscured. One of the...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Look at, but don’t touch the bloodroot

Look at, but don’t touch the bloodroot

With stay-at-home orders and no school, flooding of the Little Miami River, and spring, it is hard to make sense of what is happening in our world. We...

May 9th, 2020 |  



Pondering life after an epidemic

Pondering life after an epidemic

Like most people I am wondering not only when the epidemic will be controlled and eventually gone, but what lasting impact this disease will have on t...

May 7th, 2020 |  


Awash in surplus

Awash in surplus

It seems to me that the results of responses to the current virus crisis vary considerably. There are well known already existing shortages in some ar...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Take a visit to John Bryan

Take a visit to John Bryan

Ohio is fortunate to have a number of wonderful state parks, each with its own particular themes of interest.One of the nicest of those state parks in...

May 4th, 2020 |  


Election results too unofficial to make those calls

Election results too unofficial to make those calls

Strange times we live in these days.Instead of talking about graduations, homeruns, and trips to Kings Island, we are talking about masks, social dist...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Returning to normal, not a great idea

Returning to normal, not a great idea

I see a lot of comments on social media about being glad when we can return to normal.I am not certain that is a worthy aspiration. Our normal consist...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Shortages bring about other shortages

Shortages bring about other shortages

It seems to me that the current virus crisis has given rise to shortages in a number of products — you know, hand sanitizers, disinfecting spray...

April 28th, 2020 |  


Identify your photos

Identify your photos

A few years ago, Catharine Wilson, executive director of the Greene County Historical Society was given a large collection of very old photographs.Man...

April 24th, 2020 |