The good outweighs the bad

The good outweighs the bad

Anyone who follows me knows that 95 percent of my posts are inspirational and encouraging.On occasion, I let my opinions be known about how I feel abo...

March 25th, 2020 |  


The Gospel was made for times like these

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, a nick of time. We perceive it now before us. To hesitate is to consent to our own slavery. He that will...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Managing screen time while kids are home from school

(StatePoint) With many kids out of school and spending more time at home, finding ways to fill the time is essential. As most parents know, it can be ...

March 24th, 2020 |  



A wake-up book for divorcing parents

A wake-up book for divorcing parents

As a family therapist, I’ve witnessed the psychological damage done to kids by parents at war with each other—even after divorce. Consiste...

March 24th, 2020 |  


1491, American Indians before Columbus

1491, American Indians before Columbus

Every year my friend from college, Sprague Cheshire, a bodybuilding maven, comes to visit me and makes me go to the Arnold in Columbus with him. This ...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

As spring unfolds, the deep red blooms of red maple trees along the roadsides and in the woods really stand out. Withing days, the blooms fall onto th...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Avoiding COVID-19 and humans

Avoiding COVID-19 and humans

What did I do with the unexpected time off due to the pandemic? Well, I stayed at home to prevent germ-sharing and germ-spreading. And read about COVI...

March 22nd, 2020 |  


Darkness brings out the bad people

Darkness brings out the bad people

I’m not making up the following story. It happened to some acquaintances of mine quite a few years ago on a lake in the region.They had pitched ...

March 22nd, 2020 |  


“Time Out for Me” youth programs provide community service to Bridgeport Healthcare Center.

“Time Out for Me” youth programs provide community service to Bridgeport Healthcare Center.

In these challenging times, let’s keep in mind the recent community service that our youth provide.Let’s keep the good in mind with a visi...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Meanwhile in Portsmouth – Circa 1959

Meanwhile in Portsmouth – Circa 1959

It was on February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holley, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big Bopper” J. P. Richardson were kill...

March 20th, 2020 |