Pictures worth these 900 words

It has been an uber-busy week of adding entries to the anniversary memory book for my college graduating class. Deadlines have come and gone, and now ...

May 11th, 2021 |  


The sparkle of Mother’s Day

On Sunday moms everywhere will receive the special gift of precious hugs from kids big and small. It will be a joyous Mother’s Day celebration, ...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Spinach is tasty and healthy

Spinach is tasty and healthy

QUESTION: My kids refuse to eat spinach. How can I prepare it in a way that might appeal to a finicky eater? ANSWER: First, it’s important to no...

April 28th, 2021 |  



Explore the outdoors at home

Explore the outdoors at home

Urbana and Champaign County is Southwest and Central Ohio’s Spring and Summer destination for outdoor exploration and activities!With its close ...

April 27th, 2021 |  


Still boomering after all these years …

For almost seven years I have shared reminiscent walks down memory lane, soapbox opinions about education and politics, glimpses into my family life, ...

April 27th, 2021 |  


April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.April is Autism Accepta...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Fighting unfair foreign competition for Ohio workers

Fighting unfair foreign competition for Ohio workers

For far too long, our trade policy has allowed our steelworkers and other Ohio industries to drown under unfair foreign competition.Too often, we see ...

April 26th, 2021 |  


But what we did have …

I am absolutely reveling in April this year. Oh, April happened last year - April happens every year. Back then, however, I was preoccupied with the p...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Getting more vaccines to underserved Ohio communities

Getting more vaccines to underserved Ohio communities

We know the most important thing we can do to defeat this pandemic, to get our economy moving again, and to get people back to their lives, is to get ...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Fridge organization can lessen food waste

Fridge organization can lessen food waste

QUESTION: I buy fresh fruits and vegetables every time I go to the grocery store, but it seems like much of the produce ends in the wastebin, because ...

April 14th, 2021 |