Daily Call- RSS OPINION Feed http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:53:18 EST 1800 National Adult Day Services Week, Sept. 14-20 http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50657480/National-Adult-Day-Services-Week-Sept.-14-20 Another excuse to celebrate! Adult Day Service programs all over the United States are celebrating National Adult Day Services Week. The third week in September is marked by special events to raise awareness of the availability and accessibility of... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:32:13 EST Ensuring clean drinking water for Ohio communities http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50636049/Ensuring-clean-drinking-water-for-Ohio-communities Earlier this month, I visited Put-in-Bay to tour The Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory. I met with Stone Lab scientists and accompanied them as they collected water samples of Lake Erie to better understand the rise in toxic algal... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:14:11 EST Bella the social butterfly turning 6 http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/50648840/Bella-the-social-butterfly-turning-6 Friday my baby girl will turn 6! It certainly doesn't seem like it's been that long since I was writing to you about the trials and tribulations of a pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. Since you've been following her since before she... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:09:12 EST Defining cohabitation http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50634639/Defining-cohabitation In February 2011, a grand jury indicted Jeffrey McGlothan of felonious assault, with a repeat-violent-offender specification, and one count of domestic violence as a result of an incident at the apartment he shared with his girlfriend, Cynthia... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:36:13 EST Grandparenting http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/50638484/Grandparenting Dear Grandparenting: I need your advice about what to do with my youngest grandchild. Beth is eight years old. She has two sets of twins ahead of her in the family. They are 13 and 16 years, two boys and two girls. Beth has started to do all kinds of... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:35:15 EST Remembering Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50634905/Remembering-Martha-the-last-Passenger-Pigeon One hundred years ago, Americans across the eastern United States could have looked up into the sky and seen it filled with passenger pigeons. Their flocks numbered in the billions and could turn day into night. Now they are extinct, the victim of... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:34:11 EST Ya know ya make me want to (not) shout http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50605397/Ya-know-ya-make-me-want-to-(not)-shout My friend Rex prefaces all of his disquieting statements (which is to say, all of his statements) with the phrase, “I don't mean this bad, but…” You've heard of pre-paid phone cards and pre-arranged marriages? This is... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:22:04 EST You can be “ProActiv”; I’m making peace http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/50616414/You-can-be-ProActiv;-Im-making-peace A lot of my college girlfriends blog on the website wordpress.com, and I have a blog of my own I need to be better at updating. Since we're all 21 or 22 and either in our final year of college, starting big girl jobs or going to grad school, a... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:27:13 EST Many roles in a Real Estate transaction http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50586456/Many-roles-in-a-Real-Estate-transaction You wouldn't choose a surgeon to diagnose your car's engine. Nor would you ask your accountant for a physical exam. Every professional specializes in a different field of knowledge. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:17:07 EST Letter to the editor: http://dailycall.com/news/letters/50616480/Letter-to-the-editor: Letter to the editor: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:56:15 EST Creating a chain reaction! http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50620452/Creating-a-chain-reaction The gauntlet has been thrown to our school district and our community! During this past week all 3,628 of our students at Piqua City Schools participated in kick-off assemblies for the Rachel's Challenge program. This program, sponsored by the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:56:14 EST The mountain-top irony http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50549373/The-mountain-top-irony When it came to our family vacation near this time last year there was one item on my must-do list while in Gatlinburg, TN., and that was to visit Clingmans Dome.Clingmans Dome is the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:48:18 EST Letter to the Editor: http://dailycall.com/news/letters/50605544/Letter-to-the-Editor: Letter to the Editor: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:11:25 EST Obama’s immigration red line http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50605447/Obamas-immigration-red-line No one will ever mistake President Barack Obama for Lyndon Johnson, the master legislator as president. He doesn't really do congressional schmoozing or arm-twisting. Compromise and deal-cutting are beneath him. Once he lost the Democratic... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:11:24 EST Letter to the editor: http://dailycall.com/news/letters/50576949/Letter-to-the-editor: Letter to the editor: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:18 EST Letter to the editor: http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50571224/Letter-to-the-editor: Letter to the editor: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:10:05 EST Grandparenting http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/50567241/Grandparenting Dear Grandparenting: My son and his wife threw a party for our new grandchild named Shirley. Most of the guests brought gifts that were appropriate for a little girl. That was nice except for this one little detail. My grandchild is a boy. Why does my... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:38:06 EST Confessions of an impulse buyer http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/50566910/Confessions-of-an-impulse-buyer After years in recovery, I've relapsed. My name is Carolyn and I am an impulse buyer. There should be resources for people like me — and I know I'm not alone. Give me a sales pitch and I'm reaching for my credit card. My... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:44:06 EST The propaganda machine rolls on http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50586491/The-propaganda-machine-rolls-on By the time this article runs, the state's School District Report Cards may have already been released, but as I write it, the Columbus propaganda machine is in full force preparing us all for its publication in just a few days. In fact, just... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:46:09 EST Surviving Suicide: From a mental hospital to the Emmys http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/50570656/Surviving-Suicide:-From-a-mental-hospital-to-the-Emmys September is National Suicide Prevention Month. For me, suicide awareness is personal, because I have lost two family members and almost died myself by suicide as a troubled teenager. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:40:40 EST