Fran’s Favorites: XC Camp, buttermilk brownies with buckeye frosting

Fran’s Favorites: XC Camp, buttermilk brownies with buckeye frosting

The beautiful weather we had this week was just perfect for the cross country camp we hosted on our farm.Our son-in-law Bill is the coach, and he brou...

August 6th, 2021 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Imagination Library books and peaches

Fran’s Favorites: Imagination Library books and peaches

I’ve had an amazing time these past couple of weeks traveling around Ohio and talking about the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library —...

August 1st, 2021 |  


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 |  



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 |  


Superintendent: we are taking it day-by-day

Superintendent: we are taking it day-by-day

Hello Fairborn families! Each Friday during our time off, I will be writing to update our families and to provide updates and information as it become...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Reaching out while we’re apart

Reaching out while we’re apart

During these tough times, we all have to think of new ways to deal with this new world we are in.I’ve been with Mike for a couple of his daily p...

March 21st, 2020 |  


I Came, I saw, iPad

I Came, I saw, iPad

As promised, or, as some like to say, warned, this is the second installment about my buying a new iPad. Writing two columns about buying a piece of t...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Lessons from a shopping cart

Lessons from a shopping cart

The next time you shop at Aldi, you might get something unexpected: Positive human interaction with strangers.If you haven’t shopped at the groc...

March 13th, 2020 |  


Kathleen Parker:

Kathleen Parker:

WASHINGTON — Except for wrapping duct tape around my head, I’m trying not to get hysterical over the coronavirus.I know, it’s not fu...

March 13th, 2020 |