The inevitability of nostalgia whiplash

Obviously, the point of this column most weeks is nostalgia. With little effort, I slip into a reverie of the past, fitting together words and phrases...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Meal programs struggle as funding dwindles

Two years ago in Dallas I met an 85-year-old woman and her 65-year-old son. Both were very hungry with almost no food in their fridge or in their cupb...

December 1st, 2019 |  


Heed safety tips this holiday season

I hope you have a heart-filled holiday season with family and friends, even the furry kind.The following home safety tips landed in my email box and I...

November 29th, 2019 |  



Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

When U.S. taxpayers send their hard-earned money to the government, they shouldn’t worry that it’s being used to fuel economic and militar...

November 26th, 2019 |  


How long is too long for holiday leftovers?

How long is too long for holiday leftovers?

QUESTION: I typically make a large turkey (22 pounds) and plenty of trimmings because my family loves Thanksgiving leftovers. How many days after the ...

November 26th, 2019 |  


Winter is brutal for seniors

COLUMBUS - Ohio has already gotten a preview of winter weather this year. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) ...

November 26th, 2019 |  


Every Day is Thanksgiving Day

Truth be told, I am a Norman-Rockwell kind of gal when it comes to Thanksgiving Day. His paintings, gracing many a cover for The Saturday Evening Post...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Volunteer Care Corps in the works

Several years ago, back in 2013, I heard about the hopes and plans for a government program that would mobilize volunteers to help older adults across...

November 24th, 2019 |  


Volunteers continue to help those in need

Volunteers continue to help those in need

Champaign County Community Christmas would like to recognize the volunteers who diligently help each year to make Christmas a little better for famili...

November 21st, 2019 |  


EDITORIALS FROM AROUND OHIO

It’s past time to put country first Akron Beacon Journal Nov. 17 How did America get here? This fractured place where facts matter less and less...

November 19th, 2019 |