Tears tell tales

Tears tell tales

Stories are tied up in our salty tears and released when the delicate drops of liquid spill down our cheeks. Tears can represent our physical, emotion...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Do you fear or endear snakes?

Do you fear or endear snakes?

Growing up in the backwoods of Kentucky Appalachia, my grandma learned to identify poisonous snakes — copperheads, water moccasins (also known a...

June 18th, 2018 |  


The controversial issue of abortion

The controversial issue of abortion

Beyond the issue of abortion is the issue of the creation of life. Who created life? What is the purpose of life? What do religious books proclaim abo...

June 17th, 2018 |  



Those hard-working Hurricane Sisters

Those hard-working Hurricane Sisters

Shirley Cunningham-Martin and Judy Cunningham-Hanes — aptly nicknamed “The Hurricane Sisters” due to their whirlwind energy as paint...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Beauty pageants should die out like the dinosaurs they are

In an apparent effort to head off #MeToo backlash or simply appear relevant, the Miss America Organization announced this week that contestants can no...

June 15th, 2018 |  


The puzzle of China’s productivity

Warren Buffett said a few weeks ago that the Chinese had discovered a secret sauce for productivity. Clearly, China’s productivity is a mystery ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


It takes a team to prevent youth suicide

It takes a team to prevent youth suicide

“Suicide is the second leading cause of death among school age youth. However, suicide is preventable. Youth who are contemplating suicide frequ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Be aware of elder abuse

Be aware of elder abuse

According to the Ohio Family Violence Prevention Project/Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, each year in our district, around 4,200...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

This summer marks the sixth year my office is partnering with local companies and organizations to host summer manufacturing camps for young Ohioans a...

June 14th, 2018 |  


An amazing you came from an amazing ovary

An amazing you came from an amazing ovary

A woman is born with her eggs of reproduction. I was an egg in one of my mother’s ovaries when she was in her mother’s uterus. When I was ...

June 13th, 2018 |