Douglass’ message stands test of time

Douglass’ message stands test of time

In February, 1969, a group of black educators and black activist students at Kent State University first proposed Black History Month. Exactly one yea...

March 4th, 2019 |  


Revive Ohio: Greene County it’s harvest time

This article Focuses on an amazing opportunity on its way here Its taking hold even now for Greene County. It is reviveOHIO: Greene County. I love the...

March 1st, 2019 |  


Schools and community: The disconnect needs to be healed

Schools and community: The disconnect needs to be healed

Back in the day when I taught in the Xenia schools, things were different, quite different. As there seemed to be more actual community then, there al...

February 28th, 2019 |  



Greene County under ice

Greene County under ice

A drive across Greene County reveals a generally flat terrain that is punctuated by small hills and ridges, and in a few places, deep gorges and wide ...

February 27th, 2019 |  


American politics’ great divide

American politics’ great divide

One of the more striking political developments of the last few years has been the partisan sorting of American voters. It used to be that both the Re...

February 26th, 2019 |  


Sorry ‘bout that

Sorry ‘bout that

It seems to me that I keep encountering activities or situations I don’t understand - that make no sense to me. Perhaps it’s just old age ...

February 26th, 2019 |  


My brain told me to write this

My brain told me to write this

I used to think there weren’t too many things my kids could say that would surprise me.My 9-year-old, Jonah, has told me to “stay in your ...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Living with children

There is “parenting” and then there is bringing up, rearing, or raising children. The difference is night and day; so are the outcomes, sh...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Today in History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 21, 1972, President R...

February 21st, 2019 |  


My lifelong interest in social justice

My lifelong interest in social justice

I grew up in Xenia in the 50s and 60s. I attended Lucinda Cook, the CSU laboratory school for nursery school. Lincoln Elementary K-8, Central Junior H...

February 21st, 2019 |