Mothers Day without a Mom..........

The topic for my blog today is a lot more personal than most   others have been. This Sunday is Mothers Day and it will be my first Mothers Day without my mom Agnes Ulm, who passed away this past Christmas Eve. I Continue reading →Read More

Benefits...............

Those of us who expected a raft of “covid babies” would be born as a direct result of the pandemic and the time people had to spend in their homes with little else to do last year, were badly mistaken. In Continue reading →Read More

Are you still working from home.........

 don’t know about you, but the results of a national survey I read about yesterday leave me more than a little perplexed.  Even though pandemic related restrictions that have been in effect for 13 months are being eased or lifted Continue reading →Read More

Will FREE DRINKS get us to do it???????

With vaccines in plentiful supply attention is turning toward a problem federal and state health officials may not have expected. That’s convincing the millions of Americans who haven’t yet started the coronavirus vaccination process to do so.  It seems almost every Continue reading →Read More

Jobs.....BUT will you have to sell everything and MOVE???????

Most of the news from  Tuesdays’ Coronavirus update news  conference in Ohio concerned relaxation of quarantine requirements for Ohioans who’ve been fully vaccinated against the virus. But, there was a bit of news that I quite frankly found startling! Citing Continue reading →Read More

I DO NOT CARE....I DON"T

It’s a trend that’s been inevidence for several years and it is showing no sign of ending. It is the collective “I don’t care” attitude a growing number of Americans seem to have when it comes to annual television awards shows. Ratings Continue reading →Read More

Pro Athletes NEED to BE QUITE.............

There’s little doubt that LeBron James is one of the greatest Professional basketball players ever, but the desire the Los Angeles Lakers star seems to have  to stay relevant in the social media dominated world in which we live has Continue reading →Read More

APPEALING...................

It may be too early to tell, but it appears as a nation that we can breathe  at least a temporary sigh of relief now that verdicts have been rendered in the Derek Chauvin case.  Civil unrest that many expected Continue reading →Read More

Names we have FORGOTTEN...........

An American politician who made U.S. history in a presidential election he didn’t win is being mourned today following his passing from natural causes at the age of 93. Walter “fritz” Mondale served under President Jimmy Carter as our nations’ 42nd vice Continue reading →Read More

River caught on FIRE......

Many people around our country and the world are preparing to observe this Thursday as Earth Day 2,021. The Earth Day event  dates back to 1,970.  About a year after the Cuyahoga River caught fire in Cleveland, a U.S. Senator Gaylord Continue reading →Read More

CANAL DAYS...................

In the big picture, I suppose it wouldn’t rank high in importance in the region, but the decision by volunteers who had to cancel last years’ Delphos Canal Days Celebration to return it in 2,021 is I think pretty exciting. Volunteers Continue reading →Read More

Dolly Parton and Ice CREAM....YES......

We Americans seem to be obsessed with the desire to have the next big thing or that thing that’s in short supply. That’s even the case when it comes to ice Cream. Some of the biggest stir on Social Media today involves Continue reading →Read More

Being CAREFUL.........

We want the people we consider our nation’s health experts to  act with extreme caution,  and that is what it appears they are doing with an order from the Food And Drug Administration and the  Centers For Disease Control Tuesday Continue reading →Read More

Michigan the state of opportunity.....

That state up north is known for some  excellent recreational areas and lakes, some outstanding tourist attractions and for some pretty fair football and basketball. But of late, as the state of Michigan deals with a big increase in Coronavirus cases, Continue reading →Read More

A MAJOR Gold Mine......

There may be a segment of our society who might wish that those of us over the age of 50 would just go away and take our old school ideas with us, but the people who run some of our Continue reading →Read More

The MASTERS... And NOT Rick thinking he is the Master

Many of the best professional golfers in the world have gathered in Augusta Georgia this week for the Masters Golf tournament. Play began yesterday in the tournament which is one of the highlight events of the Professional Golf Association season each Continue reading →Read More

President Biden PROMISES taxes WON'T BE RAISED........

If the amount of money you have to spend as you wish after you’ve paid all of your bills each week is less than it used to be, it probably doesn’t matter to you whether taxes or rising costs are Continue reading →Read More

Getting outside and PLAY BALLLLLLLL.....

On a much warmer than normal early April day, my wife Kathy and I had a chance to take our grand sons out to one of the diamonds at Stadium Park here in Delphos for some hitting and catching practice Continue reading →Read More

Sun Burns and Sunday Services........

I’m pretty sure there are some folks out there who are nursing sun burns, today and they are probably happy to be doing so. There’s something about the first really warm and sunny day in spring that makes you feel optimistic, Continue reading →Read More

1071 the FISH and Holy Week

As the Christian observance of Holy Week  continues, and Easter Sunday approaches, it’s important I think to realize that although the process may be happening too slowly for many of us, we are emerging from  the word pandemic in our Continue reading →Read More

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