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My wife, Gina, and I are in year five of owning and running a home care agency, and we’ve experienced firsthand the pain of families struggling ...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Food delivery services should focus on food safety

Food delivery services should focus on food safety

Question: I’m using a meal kit delivery service for the first time. What do I need to be aware of when ordering and when the food arrives? Answe...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Building on Dr. King’s legacy

Building on Dr. King’s legacy

As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we must remember that Dr. King was martyred while fighting for the rights of sanitation work...

January 30th, 2019 |  



What my mother always said

My mother was always well-equipped with a rich arsenal of edicts and pronouncements to keep my siblings and me in line. Her declarative and imperative...

January 28th, 2019 |  


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Are you starting over in a new city where you don’t know anyone? Or thinking about making a move? Or maybe you’ve just moved to an indepen...

January 27th, 2019 |  


Complicating life for retirees

Not long ago, the news site ProPublica published an important story about employers who, in their quest for a younger and cheaper workforce, were push...

January 26th, 2019 |  


Et Cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

In the Rodgers and Hammerstein movie musical The King and I, Yul Brunner delivers one of my favorite lines: “Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera....

January 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Ohio law broadly defines hate crimes as criminal acts motivated by prejudice or intolerance and directed toward a member of a gender, racial, religiou...

January 19th, 2019 |  


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This week’s newsletter: A reader requests, “Many retirees opt to sell their homes and rent apartments. It would be great to see something ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Practicing politics at a high level

Practicing politics at a high level

Over a lifetime in politics, I’ve met a lot of interesting, impressive politicians. But those I truly admired were men and women who were adept ...

January 17th, 2019 |