Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio — Lake Erie

Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio — Lake Erie

Fish Ohio Day promotes the wonderful jewel that is Lake Erie. The lake is not only such a great resource, but also is so important for commerce and to...

July 11th, 2021 |  


Remembering Wendell Cultice

Wendell Cultice was a native of Xenia who held three different degrees from Bowling Green State University, where his name is engraved on the “W...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Christening gowns and cherry crisp

Fran’s Favorites: Christening gowns and cherry crisp

It’s been a busy, busy week at the Governor’s Residence but it is so good to have life back to normal.On Tuesday we had a picnic in the ba...

June 28th, 2021 |  



Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio — inland lakes

Fran’s Favorites: Fish Ohio — inland lakes

It is just wonderful enjoying the outdoors with our families. Ohioans are doing it this summer more than they ever have before.This past weekend Mike ...

June 21st, 2021 |  


Legacy of slavery

Legacy of slavery

American chattel slavery lasted from 1619-1865. It ended formally with the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution which outlawed slave...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Our new gods

Our new gods

It seems to me that we might learn a lot about today’s society by looking backwards to the time of the ancient Romans.You see, religion was an i...

February 17th, 2021 |  


Slavery, part I

Slavery, part I

Most Americans are taught that the first black people landed in America in 1619 somewhere in Virginia. That is not quite true. There were black people...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Things to do in isolation

Things to do in isolation

Well, this. Write. Writing is something a person can do while isolating themselves from infectious people. Isolating myself from sick people didn̵...

February 1st, 2021 |  


So many things I missed due to COVID

So many things I missed due to COVID

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a year that we all want to forget but one that will be talked about forever.Life has not been the same the l...

December 25th, 2020 updated: December 26th, 2020. |  


Lots to buzz about at CSU

Lots to buzz about at CSU

I recently had a chance to check out some sweet research going on at Central State University … and attempt to conquer one of my fears at the sa...

November 23rd, 2020 |