9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

9/11 Reminds Us That We Are All Americans

Fifteen years ago today (Sunday) I was seeing patients in our clinic in Blue Ash, Ohio, on what seemed like a regular Tuesday morning.Not long after m...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Defeating trolls

Defeating trolls

In every article I write, I try to be ‘sunshine and rainbows,’ but lately, that’s been really hard for me to do, thanks to Internet ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Village life

Village life

I’ll admit it, when my husband and I discussed moving - South Webster wasn’t at the top of my list.While our home in Sciotoville wasn̵...

September 3rd, 2016 |  



Rest in Peace, Mr. Commissioner

Rest in Peace, Mr. Commissioner

In the early morning hours of Thursday morning Scioto County Commissioner Doug Coleman died in Columbus.As family, friends, coworkers and the communit...

September 1st, 2016 updated: September 1st, 2016. |  


Going for gold…or not

Unlike my wife, there is a limit to the extent to which I will watch the Olympics. I reach the point of diminishing returns and go to bed. She stays u...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Unsung heroes of SOMC

Unsung heroes of SOMC

A lot goes into planning an event or party and very little time is often afforded to do so. You have the responsibilities of finding a venue, finding ...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Commissioner Corner

Commissioner Corner

2016 is quickly passing as Summer is in full swing and Fall is right around the corner. The Scioto County Fair is coming soon and the citizens of Scio...

August 8th, 2016 |  


“I hope you are never satisfied”

“I hope you are never satisfied”

There are always dumb memes floating around Facebook that tell you to be happy with what you have in life and they all just make me want to bang my he...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


A Better Way to Fight Poverty

A Better Way to Fight Poverty

You don’t have to look very far, from any spot in America, to see what poverty looks like. For many in poverty, another way of life is something...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Social media in times of crisis

Social media in times of crisis

My heart is breaking for the village of South Webster. When tragedy hits in a small community, it hits hard. I don’t really have the words to de...

June 16th, 2016 updated: June 16th, 2016. |