End the “Pink Tax” in Ohio

End the “Pink Tax” in Ohio

It’s menstrual mayhem. It’s period pandemonium. Ohio is experiencing a feminine hygiene products tax controversy. Why should females have ...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019

In 2019, Ebony Clare was shot and killed in South Carolina. Her husband, Romaine Clare was arrested. www.abcnews4.com.Brandon Clark, 21, allegedly kil...

October 1st, 2019 |  


UNDERGROUNDLimber Up

UNDERGROUNDLimber Up

I sat inside at my desk, eyes burning and face glowing blue from long hours toiling in front of a computer monitor. Meanwhile, I can see outside my wi...

October 1st, 2019 |  



Obesity stigma in the US and Germany

Obesity stigma in the US and Germany

Last week we expostulated about fat shaming and said that besides being rude it didn’t work to get people to be thin. The rationale for turning ...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Green breakthroughs are coming from an unlikely source

Green breakthroughs are coming from an unlikely source

Environmentalists just got some great news.America’s power plants will emit 2.3 percent less carbon dioxide this year compared to 2018. Even bet...

September 30th, 2019 |  


THEIR VIEWBloom-Vernon’s Blue Ribbon Award

It is certainly very nice to see a school from our community recognized as a Blue Ribbon School, and it shows how great teachers can be at sharing inf...

September 30th, 2019 |  


UNDERGROUNDDon’t define art

UNDERGROUNDDon’t define art

Like clockwork, The Creative Unground has delivered me another message. This time I found it in one of my jean pockets while loading the washer. Are t...

September 26th, 2019 |  


UNDERGROUNDDon’t define art

UNDERGROUNDDon’t define art

Like clockwork, The Creative Unground has delivered me another message. This time I found it in one of my jean pockets while loading the washer. Are t...

September 25th, 2019 |  


Grades for Ohio schools don’t tell it all

Grades for Ohio schools don’t tell it all

I perused the Ohio Department of Education’s website for this column because report cards for Ohio schools were recently released. And the resul...

September 24th, 2019 |  


What Ohioans told me in August

What Ohioans told me in August

At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every wee...

September 24th, 2019 |