Today’s Challenges: It’s almost Christmas and we did it again…

I don’t know about you, but money is tight with us this season. So, we decided that it might not be wise for us to send out Christmas cards. Lot...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Let’s hear it for the birthday boy

Preacher’s Point: Let’s hear it for the birthday boy

In my son’s household, like in many families, birthdays are special; sometimes a celebration lasting several days. Each child will receive a bir...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Marriage vows

Versailles News: Marriage vows

It’s reasonable to assume nearly everyone can recite the traditional wedding vows with relative accuracy. Perhaps we retain these words because ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


DCCA News: Did you know?

DCCA News: Did you know?

Much to my surprise and delight, the strikingly elegant beauty of Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall has become even more evident following the demise of t...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Good hair or bad hair? Who cares?

Good hair or bad hair? Who cares?

Hair. Most of us have it and over time learn to manage it. In the 15 years I was a CEO of colleges around the country, I knew that my hair could not b...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

Amish Cook: Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Along the Garden Path: The Magical Christmas Cactus

Along the Garden Path: The Magical Christmas Cactus

The Poinsettia is a beautiful flower we see a lot during the Christmas season but the Christmas cactus plant makes a great addition to nearly any indo...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Tips to being a successful student

Over the years I have occasion to have conversations with friends that are parents (many of them educators themselves) discussing what makes a child a...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Opportunity for Ohio students

All Ohio parents should be able to choose a school that best suits their child’s individual needs, regardless of their income or home address. O...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: A typical old goat

Back Around the House II: A typical old goat

Many readers have written and called me to ask about my confrontation with the retired Marine Sergeant.It happened last September when we were involve...

December 6th, 2017 |