The modern Typhoid Mary threat

The modern Typhoid Mary threat

It seems to me that the learning curve associated with the coronavirus is extraordinarily steep, that is, we are discovering more and more about this ...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio has history with presidents

Ohio has history with presidents

The 2020 general election will soon be a memory.One hundred years ago the nation was recovering from the effects of WWI. There had been a worldwide pa...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Voting in America

Voting in America

We are currently engaged in an election that many have called historic, unprecedented, and one of the most important in the history of America. That g...

October 22nd, 2020 |  



George T. Johnson, a true gentleman

George T. Johnson, a true gentleman

It seems to me that we have a void, an emptiness, hereabouts with the recent death of George T. Johnson.You see, he was a true gentleman — a rar...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Shawnee had large settlement in Greene County

Shawnee had large settlement in Greene County

I am not sure what the Shawnee called this season of the year, but around here after the first frost it is known as “Indian Summer.”I don&...

October 16th, 2020 |  


A discussion of reparations

A discussion of reparations

My cousin from Pittsburgh, a retired professor, invited me to a Zoom book discussion with a group he has been discussing books with for decades.The re...

October 15th, 2020 |  


You can’t keep a great festival down

You can’t keep a great festival down

It seems to me that on the list of festivals that have been canceled or otherwise crippled, the original Oktoberfest, to use the German spelling, must...

October 13th, 2020 |  


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 |