A holiday picture worth a thousand smiles

A holiday picture worth a thousand smiles

With social media and the ever increasing emphasis of an online presence — and flawless Christmas cards — decent pictures are hard to come...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Bump the stand and stump the band

Bump the stand and stump the band

Fans of the late Johnny Carson will remember “Stump the Band.” For those of you who don’t remember a time before cell phones, Johnny...

December 4th, 2016 |  


The case for LED lights

The case for LED lights

It certainly looked odd. It was just a few nights ago and there was this truck parked out in the street. It looked like one of those bucket trucks tha...

December 1st, 2016 |  


The first and last time

The first and last time

There is a first time for everything. Whether it’s attending a prom, a kiss, buying a home, or watching our children take their first steps, the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


I can’t give Trump a chance

I can’t give Trump a chance

As Donald Trump plans his transition into the White House, some have called for “unity.” Let’s “come together,” they say...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


The best seat in the house

The best seat in the house

I’ve spent much of the past 20 years living in the sports world’s version of an ivory tower (not literally, of course, but how cool would ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Be Ohio Proud, shop local for holidays

By Lori PandaContributing columnist‘Tis the season when family and friends gather together to eat, give thanks and celebrate the holidays. As yo...

November 27th, 2016 |  


A tough seasons for mothers

A tough seasons for mothers

At times, we get so excited about the upcoming holidays that we forget the strain this puts on the mothers in our lives: We think of that delicious pi...

November 27th, 2016 |  


The far right, left actually are same people

The far right, left actually are same people

I cautiously opened one eye and looked around the day after the election. Everything seemed to be pretty much the same. I looked out the window and it...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Burning down the house

Burning down the house

My husband Steve taught social studies for 30 years. One thing his students had a difficult time grasping was the destruction wrought by rioters. R...

November 20th, 2016 |