One paper towel at a time

One paper towel at a time

Blood dripping, I yanked the paper towel from the roll and wrapped it around my hand the best I could. The glass candleholder had broken in my hand. I...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Trump’s sudden turn toward Democrats: Impulsive, wily or both?

Many people profess shock that Donald Trump, formerly a registered Democrat and big-time donor to the party, would suddenly turn on the Republicans...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Canning your own home-grown vegetable relish

Canning your own home-grown vegetable relish

Marjorie and I were touring the Spring Grove Cemetery on a hot, dry August afternoon a few years ago, when we happened to spot a spectacular crabapple...

September 11th, 2017 |  



What our pets can teach us

What our pets can teach us

Man’s best friends maybe could teach us something about obesity and a lot of other things.There is an epidemic of pet obesity in this country. M...

September 11th, 2017 |  


It’s not sadness: Why women cry at work

Crying at work might not mean what you think it does. A woman weeping in front of her colleagues, her clients or her boss is probably not a woman expr...

September 10th, 2017 |  


My pin-up calendar

My pin-up calendar

As a young man I was single and my pockets did jingle. I had Playboy pin-up calendars in the house and Rigid, Stihl and Snap-on tool pin-up calendars ...

September 8th, 2017 |  


The thread that runs so true

The thread that runs so true

If you’re interested in knowing what’s going on in W-Hollow and in central Greenup County’s World of Jesse Stuart, make plans to att...

September 8th, 2017 |  


DACA is unconstitutional, as Obama admitted

President Donald Trump has caught a lot of heat for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with a six-month wind-down. Few peop...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Desperate for a win, Trump shafts his party

The news that President Trump abandoned Republicans to strike a deal with Congressional Democrats on a three-month extension of the debt limit yielded...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Dreaming and dealmaking: Turning a good idea into law

Washington dealmaking is so out of fashion that we keep rechecking the facts to make sure we aren’t dreaming: President Donald Trump and a fract...

September 6th, 2017 |