Woody Hayes and The Ohio State University

Woody Hayes and The Ohio State University

Every year The Ohio State University football fans look forward to another winning season.This year is very different from previous years, but the tea...

October 8th, 2020 |  


Questions about white teachers/black students

Questions about white teachers/black students

My dissertation was on white teacher questioning practices of black students and white students.I found a distinct difference in the types of question...

October 8th, 2020 |  


My annual fall gardening report

My annual fall gardening report

It seems to me that it’s time for what has become my annual fall gardening report.For the past few years readers have showed interest in my stru...

October 6th, 2020 |  



Tales of Xenia, chicken pie

Tales of Xenia, chicken pie

Recently I went on social media requesting recipes for chicken pie from my friends. As fall comes around thoughts of baked things start to dance in my...

October 1st, 2020 |  


This delightful time of the year

This delightful time of the year

It seems to me that this time of year — early fall — provides us with powerful reminders of what a delightful, attractive part of this rem...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Remembering Lloyd Kauffman

Lloyd Hershey Kauffman was born in Osborn in 1896. He graduated from the Osborn High School in 1914 and then completed three years of college. Later h...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Fall is football season

Fall is football season

It seems to me that the decision by various governing bodies to have football this fall is most appropriate.You see, to me — and surely many oth...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncer...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Some comments on surveys and polls

Some comments on surveys and polls

It seems to me that some business activities haven’t suffered the downturn as have so many others.Of course, the face mask and rubber glove ente...

September 15th, 2020 |  


The City of Xenia profile

The City of Xenia profile

Let me begin by saying I do not live in Xenia. Have not since the late 70s.I lived in Amlin Heights during the mid 70s to 1982 when we moved to Wilber...

September 10th, 2020 |