Do your homework before jumping into knee replacement surgery

Do your homework before jumping into knee replacement surgery

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, “More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. Wi...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Homeland: Art imitating life

Homeland: Art imitating life

I have enjoyed every season of the TV series “Homeland.” Writers and producers surely anticipated Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 electio...

May 31st, 2018 |  


The curious mysteries of memory

Because of family commitments, I am rarely able to watch TV. But a few months ago, I received an email notifying me that “Jeopardy!” was l...

May 31st, 2018 |  



A look at Scioto County’s senate representation

A look at Scioto County’s senate representation

Ohio senators represent 88 counties, divided into 33 districts. Scioto County is represented by District 14 (encompasses counties: Adams, Brown, Clerm...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Lending bill needs reasonable compromise to protect consumers

For nearly a year, the Ohio Consumer Lenders Association (OCLA) worked in good faith with members of the Ohio legislature on a short-term lending bill...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Cemeteries — places for the dead and the living

Cemeteries — places for the dead and the living

Strolling through a cemetery is a surreal endeavor for me. My visits embrace daylight, not moonlight. And sunny, summer cemetery journeys with a cool ...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Today is your today

Today is your today

You’ve often heard “today is the first day of the rest your life.” Well, it is. Now what do you plan to do with it? What vision do y...

May 30th, 2018 |  


The fire of life

The fire of life

Recently I heard somewhere about this classic,”The fire of Life,” by a famous scientist and teacher, Max Kleiber, subtitled “an intr...

May 29th, 2018 |  


American presidents and sex scandals

American presidents and sex scandals

What do Americans do when presidents behave badly before, during or after the White House? What do we do when our leaders in powerful positions harass...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Top 10 landscape mistakes

Top 10 landscape mistakes

Out-of-control landscapes are unfortunately very common, and they began with poor design (or no design). Low maintenance landscaping starts with good ...

May 28th, 2018 |