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Run / walk to honor memory of Caitlin Yager

June 22, 2014 You may recall that, just after Christmas last year, I wrote a column about Caitlin Yager, who was a friend of my niece, Kelly. more »»

Living by delicious disaster

June 22, 2014 We sat in the living room, enjoying one of those light-hearted, loving chats between spouses. ‘‘I don’t have a column topic this week,’’ I wailed, but light-heartedly. more »»

Escape on an exotic getaway to the sock-drawer sea

June 15, 2014 Even though “Cosmos” is over (and I am not yet done referring to it endlessly), I will refer to one of its delightful elements: the cosmic calenda. more »»

Stop and smell the Play-Doh

June 15, 2014 I peeked over one shoulder. Then the other. Slunk behind my desk. Slid open the drawer where I keep the bottle. I shot one more nervous glance around the offic. more »»

Beware the cheesy triangles of the Illuminati pizza cult

June 8, 2014 I recently hurt my ankle. No biggie, but it was enough that I needed a day off it on a sofa with some Netflix. Totally kicking and screaming, of cours. more »»

Doing laundry in the kitchen

June 8, 2014 Our refrigerator is in the dining room. No really, it is. more »»

GOP tries area coup; Graham backs Law

June 8, 2014 Trumbull County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Polivka will not have any challengers for the top post in the party, but there will be some changes made to the party’s leadership team, while in the... more »»

Dems lob but GOP can’t hit

June 1, 2014 Three women who ran as write-in candidates for Republican Party central committee seats in Trumbull County did not win those races, even though they did not have competition. more »»

Color me gone from painting

June 1, 2014 ‘‘Guess what we’re going to do!’’ Sentences that begin like that, when uttered by an overly exuberant spouse, never end well. I tried to disappear into the cushions of my La-Z-Bo. more »»

You won’t believe the miracle fruit secrets of this column!

June 1, 2014 The Internet is a trap, and we are its prey. We know this. Or, we should know this. more »»

Preparing for picnic success

May 25, 2014 I come from large, farm families, so we are heading into my favorite season of the year — picnic. more »»

Auditor probe will be quiet

May 25, 2014 The law that requires Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to notify Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor that Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino has been indicted on felony charges... more »»

Boomerang karma: A story of habitual car key neglect

May 25, 2014 If you love something, let it go; it will return to you. I am straight-up abusing this concept. more »»

How to get to ‘Sesame Street?’ Just follow the llamas

May 18, 2014 For a few brief fleeting moments last week, it was summer. Bright, shining, warm summer, full of joy and possibilities. Cars were washed, bikes were ridden, ice cream was eaten. more »»

Cowboy boots, thistles, love

May 18, 2014 She wore her pointy-toed cowboy boots to school, chased me down at recess and kicked me in the shins. “Isn’t that sweet,” Mom said when I limped home from school. “Robin likes you. more »»

A bad week for gazillionaire rapper and local mom

May 18, 2014 It’s been a rough week for Shawn Corey Carter. Oh, I’m sorry, perhaps you haven’t heard of him by his given name. more »»

Probe clearly ‘not done’

May 18, 2014 “The investigation is ongoing. I can’t say whether there will be more charges or no more charges. What I can say is the investigation is ongoing. We are not done. more »»

Avoid poisons while cleaning

May 12, 2014 It’s spring cleaning time in the garden and May is probably the busiest month when it comes to clearing out overgrown shrubs, tearing down vines and moving plants. more »»

Preview of 14th District contest

May 11, 2014 After Congressman David Joyce, a Republican, and Michael Wager, a Democrat, secured their party’s nomination Tuesday in the 14th Congressional District race, neither wasted much time looking ahead... more »»

E.T. can’t top weirdos of planet Earth

May 11, 2014 I’ve never been beamed aboard a UFO. Never once was I kidnapped by extraterrestrials. Nope. All my weird and bizarre experiences were inflicted by good old-fashioned Earthlings. Or so they clai. more »»

 
 

 

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