Lift every voice and sing

Lift every voice and sing

Darke County Center for the Arts has canceled all remaining events scheduled for March, and future programming is very much up in the air due to conce...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Signs of spring in nature

Signs of spring in nature

Our Ohio weather has been something else – a frozen mix of snow, rain showers, partly cloudy and then the great sunshine.Our winter seemed to la...

March 18th, 2020 |  


I just wanted to replace the bathtub

I just wanted to replace the bathtub

When we first began to talk about it last year, it seemed like a simple project. I just wanted to replace the old bathtub in the upstairs bathroom.My ...

March 17th, 2020 |  



We step up, not back

We step up, not back

The red sign was placed by the door on the house. Food was prepared by neighbors and left outside the door. A family was ill. They were quarantined. I...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Are you under the lion’s paw?

How does it feel to be under the lion’s paw? Are you feeling frightened, depressed, angry, powerless, hopeless? Many of us are experiencing thos...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Just an old woman’s thoughts

I don’t usually vent my feelings very often other than to a very few close friends. But I am going to say something about this new virus that is...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Just an old woman’s thoughts

I don’t usually vent my feelings very often other than to a very few close friends. But I am going to say something about this new virus that is...

March 17th, 2020 |  


Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Fun Fact about St. Patrick’s Day – Chicago is famous for dyeing the Chicago River green on St. Patrick’s Day. The tradition began in...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Now, more than ever, it is time for young voters to get to the polls

Now, more than ever, it is time for young voters to get to the polls

Young voters are one of the most important aspects of American politics. They are our future. They have a power and voice that can shift ideologies an...

March 12th, 2020 |  


Positive climate and culture in our schools

Positive climate and culture in our schools

The climate and culture of a school building affect all aspects of educating our students. Climate and culture affect adult morale, student learning, ...

March 11th, 2020 |