What’s on your mind?

What’s on your mind?

In Saturday’s Part 1, the author showed how breathing during meditation makes us keenly aware of our surroundings. In this final part, you’...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Dear younger self

Dear younger self

If you could send a letter back through time to your younger self, what would the letter say?That’s the question author Ellyn Spragin asked in h...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


The miracles of exercise

The miracles of exercise

We have extolled the virtues of exercise on many more than one occasion in this column — this must make the sixth time, I think. A report in the...

April 23rd, 2018 |  



Bed edging keeps landscaping tidy

Bed edging keeps landscaping tidy

Annual edging of gardens, landscape beds and mulch circles around trees is an essential part of spring grooming in your landscape. Bed edging is the r...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Sexual abuse crosses denominational lines

Sexual abuse crosses denominational lines

Clergy sexual abuse isn’t just a Catholic problem, although the Oscar-nominated movie “Spotlight” revealed the story of the Boston G...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Southwest pilot calm under pressure, saved lives

A century after airplanes first took to the skies, the concept of flying confounds. Even though air travel is routine, leaving earth to float in an en...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


How to bolster Social Security with no new taxes

Social Security is structured so that average benefits grow from one class of retirees to the next. We could bring the program a long way toward solve...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Getting recovering Ohioans back to work

Getting recovering Ohioans back to work

Last week, I called for a full-scale public health campaign to fight the opioid epidemic. Getting Ohioans struggling with addiction the treatment they...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Portsmouth man battles Kinniconick muskie

Portsmouth man battles Kinniconick muskie

Dave Malone of Portsmouth and his son, Matt, took advantage of last Saturday’s pleasant weather, when the temperature rose to 80, to slide their...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Talking about the reality of death is difficult, but it’s a conversation that needs to happen. Aging parents may dread the discussion. Adult chi...

April 20th, 2018 |