The CDC and what's coming for......

If you are wondering how a federal government health agency has the authority to order the extension  of a moratorium on home-renter evictions you are not alone. The Centers For Disease Control decreed yesterday that renters who haven’t kept current on Continue reading →Read More

If you SAY IT....DO IT...........

 don’t know about you   butt I can’t help but snicker at the heat former president Obama is taking for plans he has to  host  a big birthday bash. He’s invited 500 politicians and entertainment celebrities to join him at the Continue reading →Read More

Indians, Guardians or SHEEPHEAD........

It’s a fight I’ll bet at least some Cleveland Indians baseball team fans hope their team will lose. It’s a battle over the trade mark for the name Guardians. Cleveland’s major league baseball team wants to start  using that name at the Continue reading →Read More

It's WING DAY..................

If you’ve grown tired of all of the covid 19 debate and political confrontations we’ve had to live through of late, you may want to know that you have something to celebrate today. Today is National Chicken Wing Day, and though Continue reading →Read More

The IMPACT it has on us.........

The decision by the world’s number 1 female gymnast to withdraw from yesterday’s team gymnastics competition at the Tokyo summer games, and her announcement that she won’t defend her gold medal  in the all-around competition on Thursday has sparked valuable Continue reading →Read More

Public Schools and REQUIRED School Uniforms....

Some of the most contentious  and heated debates I’ve heard while covering school board meetings during my career have concerned the issue of school uniform policies, whether a school district should require their students to wear a certain uniform or Continue reading →Read More

Being a GUARDIAN......

There is always a lot to be thankful for,  and I’m grateful today that the Cleveland Indians announced their decision to change the name of one of the oldest teams in major league baseball to the Cleveland Guardians at the Continue reading →Read More

Head to downtown DELPHOS.........

The number of warm weather weekends we get to enjoy each summer around here is relatively few, and many people I know are itching to get together with others they haven’t seen for months. Those are reasons enough to head to Continue reading →Read More

A DREAM can be costly.................

Some of the comments made on social media by some Amazon customers this week have me shaking my head in bewilderment. After the richest man in the world, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and 3 others took an 11 minute long Continue reading →Read More

Voting for Ohio Governor..........

The road to Republican Party re-nomination for Ohio Governor Mike DeWine just might be a a whole lot more bumpy than it usually is for a sitting GOP politician  in our state.  DeWine will have opposition for his expected bid Continue reading →Read More

FREEDOM and the cost....

A story that’s unfolding in Cuba would probably receive more attention here in the U.S. if it weren’t for the complete and total control the communist government in the island nation has over  the people who live there.  What we Continue reading →Read More

Meeting John Glenn......

One of Ohio’s most famous native sons was  saluted posthumously in several Ohio communities over the weekend. John Glenn would have turned 100 years old yesterday, had he not passed away in December 2,016.  Glenn was born in Cambridge Ohio, and was Continue reading →Read More

INFLATION

Unless you were old enough to have wanted to buy something like a car or a home or had a vehicle you needed to fill up  with gasoline late in the 1970’s you may not realize that it appears that Continue reading →Read More

GREAT NEWS FOR ME

I was absent-with-leave yesterday but it wasn’t a day off to spend time in the pool. Instead, yesterday was the day for my annual Cancer Screening Check up at Cleveland Clinic. Far too many of you know the anxiety that Continue reading →Read More

NEGATIVITY..........

Basketball super star LeBron James has a lot of fans and followers, and apparently his share of detractors too. A new survey from the sports handicapping web site PickWise shows James has received more than 122,000 negative messages on Twitter in Continue reading →Read More

Ring the BELL.......

The idea of promoting a door to door campaign to convince Americans who’ve not yet gotten vaccinated against Covid19 to do so, expressed by our president during a briefing Tuesday, may shed some light on just how out of touch Continue reading →Read More

Back in time............

A tiny cherry tomato, the first from the handful of plants in our back yard that was left for me by my wife Kathy at the spot where I wolf down breakfast on my way to work this morning, had Continue reading →Read More

Normal STUFF......BUT

It’s best to analyze  and appreciate where we are when you compare it to the way things were in the past. Where we were last year at this time was dealing with the throws of a pandemic  which had many people Continue reading →Read More

Startling the future.....

I have said and have written before that one of the things I like most about my job is the interesting people I get to meet. I’m pretty sure that I startled Shea who works for the company responsible for cleaning Continue reading →Read More

Do YOU use a MAP?????????

There’s something that used to be a staple of travel in America that is becoming as obsolete as the dial telephone. It’s the map!  During a just-ended family vacation on the Outer Banks in North Carolina, the trek we took to Continue reading →Read More

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