A room was a room is a room

When political news threatens to overwhelm - a daily occurrence of late - I soothe my frayed nerves with episodes of House Hunters on HGTV. I can coun...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Get prepared for winter’s hazards

As we age, cold weather can be extremely dangerous. Plummeting temperatures can lead to icy sidewalks, hypothermia and other serious injuries.The frig...

November 10th, 2019 |  


$4.50 a day for healthy foods?

$4.50 a day for healthy foods?

QUESTION: I want to get a head start on my New Year’s resolution to make healthier food choices, but I really don’t have a lot of money to...

November 6th, 2019 |  



Erasers, hearts – and a patchwork elephant

A few days ago, the television was blah-blah-blahing in the background when a single sentence broke free: “Each of us is born with beauty in min...

November 4th, 2019 |  


What seniors want from healthcare professionals

As seniors grow older, they need education on specific topics like how to manage chronic conditions, how to find support, and guidance from health car...

November 3rd, 2019 |  


Writing about Women this Week

Because several of the latest additions to my idea notebook pertained to members of the female gender, I determined to write about women this week.I h...

October 28th, 2019 |  


Beware cybercriminals – they’re everywhere

Has your bank account ever been compromised and you find that money is missing? Unfortunately, these days we have to stay aware of all account transac...

October 27th, 2019 |  


Will Congres lower drug prices this year?

Maybe – just maybe – Americans will get some relief from the relentlessly rising prices of pharmaceuticals.That of course depends on Congr...

October 24th, 2019 |  


Protecting Ohioans with pre-existing conditions

Protecting Ohioans with pre-existing conditions

This month, a new report revealed that 2 million Ohioans could lose health care if President Trump gets his way and the entire Affordable Care Act is ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


WL-S superintendent asks for levy support

On November 5, 2019, the voters in the West Liberty-Salem school district will be asked to continue their support the 1.5-mill Permanent Improvement l...

October 21st, 2019 |