Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

In a few days, the people of the United States will be honoring Veterans of many years from all branches of the service. Some of those dedicated men a...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Tea time

Fran’s Favorites: Tea time

I spent a couple of days in Cleveland this past week meeting with lots of people working to get the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library kicked o...

October 24th, 2019 |  


Mom’s advice about getting older

Mom’s advice about getting older

The anniversary of losing someone you love can be quite painful. The calendar date, month, or season can bring back the feeling of the initial grief, ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  



Fall gardening recap

Fall gardening recap

It seems to me that every so often current events remind me of happenings that occurred many years ago, but are largely either forgotten or unknown to...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Just another ODE boondoggle

Just another ODE boondoggle

When I was a school superintendent I, like my peers, regularly received missives from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) informing us about the la...

October 16th, 2019 |  


School days – not and then

School days – not and then

It seems to me that being in public schools these days is sure a lot different from what we of the geriatric generation experienced. That conclusion i...

October 1st, 2019 |  


It’s a pretty great place to live

It’s a pretty great place to live

As we usher in October in mid-July heat, my mind wanders to the many wonderful things I didn’t realize I loved about living in the Ohio Valley. ...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Autumn’s bright colors on the way

Autumn’s bright colors on the way

I’m a seeing-is-believing type fellow. Not overly suspicious—but in certain matters, I wait for visual proof before accepting a proclamati...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Greene County aided the Grand Army of the Republic

Greene County aided the Grand Army of the Republic

The first state to leave the Union was South Carolina. The issue was state’s rights, the opportunity for the individual states to set their own ...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Little Miami Watershed Network, River Stewards partnering

Little Miami Watershed Network, River Stewards partnering

The Little Miami River’s role as an economic and environmental asset within the Dayton community continues to be recognized as the river is curr...

September 19th, 2019 |