Witnessing A Child's Special Moment - Bob Ulm

You’ve heard it said I’m sure that being a grandparent is one of the  coolest things  you ever get to undertake. Well, I’m not sure that that’s always the case, but something I got to experience yesterday was one of the best I can Continue reading →Read More

Teachers Are Unsung Heroes - Bob Ulm

School districts around the area which haven’t ended classes for the 2017-18 school year will be doing so in the next few days. Teachers who have given their students, our children, and grand children, a year of their time deserve Continue reading →Read More

My Guardian Angel Does Exist - Bob Ulm

I’m a firm believer that we all have a guardian angel, and I’m pretty sure the one assigned to try to protect me through my teens and 20’s got early retirement. Driving cars and motorcycles,  climbing towers, sledding down only partially Continue reading →Read More

Some Commencement Speech Tips - Bob Ulm

It’s a time of transition for many in our area as graduates move on from high schools and colleges in search of new challenges and opportunities. With each step in the education process, there  comes the obligatory commencement speech. Young Continue reading →Read More

A Long Overdue Service Animal Policy - Bob Ulm

The fact that there is even a need for the new policy described in the story below from  our partners at MetroSource Network, proves once again that I think common sense is not very common. “(Ft. Worth, TX)  —  American Airlines passengers soon Continue reading →Read More

Another Cherished Milestone For Me - Bob Ulm

I’m kind of pumped today because another of life’s “firsts” is just hours away. My bride and I will get to attend our first pre-school spring program as grandparents tonight. It’s not that I’m expecting a steller performance by the kids in our Continue reading →Read More

Celebrating The Irreplacable Ones - Bob Ulm

Moms make such a big contribution to our lives that instead of Mothers Day, we should probably have Mothers week. Those of us lucky enough to have a good and caring mom know the influence they had on us can’t Continue reading →Read More

A Big Overreaction - Bob Ulm

Seems there are plenty of folks less than happy with cable company service these days, but it seems one woman went just a little too far to express her frustration with something This story from our news partner at MetroSource Continue reading →Read More

So Thats's All I Need? - Bob Ulm

Results of a newly released study by researchers at one of America’s most prestigious universities reveals the words of a 1960’s song may have been right on the mark when it comes to what we need to survive. This story Continue reading →Read More

The Grass Isn't Always Greener On The Other Side - Bob Ulm

People in a state known for some of the most beautiful sights, sounds, and weather you can find anywhere in the United States are suffering from a fierce display of mother nature’s power that most of us can only imagine. Continue reading →Read More

Another Retail Giant Is Extinct - Bob Ulm

Depending on what you read, or who you talk to, word today that the once iconic Longaberger Basket Company is out of business is one of several things. It is either a sign of changing consumer preferences and marketing, or simply a Continue reading →Read More

I'm Into The Classics - Bob Ulm

Because my new Dish Network package includes several channels that we didn’t have previously that play nothing but old TV shows and movies, I’ve found myself spending more time than normal in front of one of the TV’s in our Continue reading →Read More

A Sure Sign That Spring has Arrived - Bob Ulm

Spring may, finally, actually be here! I’m fairly certain of this based on the long-term weather outlook and the fact that Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park will open for another season this Saturday. The opening weekend at the Sandusky theme park Continue reading →Read More

When Funny People Attack - Bob Ulm

The harsh and personal attacks leveled at Sara Sanders by comedienne Michelle Wolf during last weekend’s annual White House Correspondant’s dinner have me thinking that the roast, like tv rabbit ears and the hoola-hoop, may have outlived it’s usefulness. The Continue reading →Read More

Some Concesssions Are Better Than NO Concessions - Bob Ulm

Just when it seemed like the world is coming apart at the seams, word that the leaders of North and South Korea have made some minor concessionary agreements. This, following a recent face-to-face meeting between leaders of the 2 Korean peninsula nations, Continue reading →Read More

Do We Really Care What Others Think? - Bob Ulm

I don’t know about you, but all of the internet flap over a tweet from rapper Kanye West indicating he and our president are brothers, and another with a photo of West wearing a Make America Great hat is both Continue reading →Read More

Baseball Should Be Played In Baseball Weather - Bob Ulm

For those of us who live in a part of the country that should have warmed up days ago, news that the number of major league baseball games canceled so far in April has set a new record isn’t surprising Continue reading →Read More

You've Only Just Begun - Bob Ulm

I’m a big fan of hugs. And my family physician probably isn’t that excited that snacks are a big part of my daily diet. But the story below, from our metro networks metro-source service, has me wondering if our young Continue reading →Read More

The Passing Of A First Class First Lady - Bob Ulm

What we’re seeing as Americans since the death of former first lady Barbara Bush, is a political reality which may be unique to our country. Since her passing at the age of 93 earlier this week, current and former political Continue reading →Read More

A More Convenient & Simple Life - Bob Ulm

Word today that Amazon’s Prime service now has 100 million customers is a sign of the world of buying things that we increasingly live in today. Prime’s annual subscription entitles you to free shipping and access to Amazon’s music service and other perks. Continue reading →Read More

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