Read fine print before choosing Medicare plan

Medicare open enrollment started Oct. 15 and runs through early December. It’s the time when seniors and disabled people can switch plans to cov...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Remembering the Thanks in Thanksgiving

I am an “Over the River and Through the Woods” kind of gal when it comes to Thanksgiving. As such, I consider several modern trends somehow disres...

November 21st, 2016 updated: November 21st, 2016. |  


Focus on food safety

Focus on food safety

Question: I host Thanksgiving dinner for extended family every year. I am never as organized as I hope to be and get totally stressed out. Now some ol...

November 15th, 2016 |  



Graham budget shows lean operations

Graham is maximizing its dollars to deliver a quality education. However, over the last number of years, our schools saw some of their hardest financi...

November 13th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: The best of both worlds, I guess

Recently I rambled on – in that Boomer way I have – about how there used to be just one place in the house to use the telephone. On River ...

November 13th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: It is up to us

Tomorrow is Election Day, which I am facing with relief and trepidation. Thankfully the interminable campaign will finally end; but I fear little will...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: The unwilling suspension of my disbelief

I have been purposely avoiding the Frankenstein and Dracula movies showing on TV in honor of Halloween, along with the regularly-televised zombie and ...

October 30th, 2016 |  


What’s behind the taste in pumpkin flavoring?

What’s behind the taste in pumpkin flavoring?

Question: When I ordered a pumpkin spice-flavored coffee the other day, a friend told me there’s no real pumpkin in the flavoring used in the dr...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Make your judicial vote Count on Nov. 8

Given the amount of media coverage devoted to the presidential election this year, many Ohioans may believe that the race for the Oval Office is the o...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: On the laps of parents

My mother never had enough lap space for all of us as she read the books we chose each day. No matter. We could hear the stories just fine, stories fr...

October 23rd, 2016 |