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I really know very little about politics, but I know I’m sick of all the negative TV adds and the unsolicited phone calls regarding everyone from senators to the current presidential candidates.  Why can’t they just tell the truth.  For …Read More

Several years ago we went to see the Vietnam memorial in Washington, D.C.  It was quite an emotional experience for my husband, Rich, as he is a Vietnam vet.  He was wounded over there in 1968.  Like most men and …Read More

As a child, I was always excited and more than ready to have school start in the fall.  It’s that time of year again.  By the first of September, millions of children and young people will be “back in the …Read More

Why is it that the weeds seem to grow in our yards and gardens, no matter what the weather conditions?  Most of our country has been in a terrible draught this year.  Ohio isn’t as bad as some other states, …Read More

In August of 2011 President Obama put into law a ruling that has caused the Catholic Church to be concerned.  In his attempt to overhaul the health care system in America, he put into motion a law that requires all employers …Read More

Have you ever been walking through Walmart or Krogers and saw someone in their PJs and slippers?  Since when is this the right way to dress?  There are signs posted in many stores and restaurants stating, “no shoes, no shirt…no …Read More

Do you know the difference between being ignorant and being just plain stupid?  I don’t make a practice of calling people either one, although I know those who, by definition, are both.  According to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary one who considered ignorant …Read More

The American Bald Eagle was near extinction in the 1960s, but they have made a remarkable recovery in the state of Ohio.  They have now been removed from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered and threatened species roll.  In …Read More

We have a fundraising event called “Box City”, to support our area homeless shelter.  The idea is to give people the experience of being homeless.  Many church groups, businesses, and youth organizations participate.  Each person get sponsors like one would …Read More

Memorial Day is a day chosen to remember all those men and women who have given their lives for our freedom.  From the Revolutionary war to the war in Afghanistan, we have continued to sacrifice the lives of our best people.  …Read More