Time to fertilize your landscape plants

Time to fertilize your landscape plants

As cold as it’s been, veteran gardeners are itching to get out and plant. We’re only a few weeks away from the “spring thaw.” ...

March 10th, 2019 |  


We need a new standard for politicians

We need a new standard for politicians

If you can’t humble yourself to consider the feelings of those you’ve harmed, you can’t remain in office.In the 400th year since cha...

March 8th, 2019 |  


My students will always be my kids

My students will always be my kids

When I was an administrator at the University of North Carolina I had the opportunity to meet some very influential people at various functions. Some ...

March 7th, 2019 |  



Douglass’ message stands test of time

Douglass’ message stands test of time

In February, 1969, a group of black educators and black activist students at Kent State University first proposed Black History Month. Exactly one yea...

March 4th, 2019 |  


American politics’ great divide

American politics’ great divide

One of the more striking political developments of the last few years has been the partisan sorting of American voters. It used to be that both the Re...

February 26th, 2019 |  


Sorry ‘bout that

Sorry ‘bout that

It seems to me that I keep encountering activities or situations I don’t understand - that make no sense to me. Perhaps it’s just old age ...

February 26th, 2019 |  


My brain told me to write this

My brain told me to write this

I used to think there weren’t too many things my kids could say that would surprise me.My 9-year-old, Jonah, has told me to “stay in your ...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Today in History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 21, 1972, President R...

February 21st, 2019 |  


My lifelong interest in social justice

My lifelong interest in social justice

I grew up in Xenia in the 50s and 60s. I attended Lucinda Cook, the CSU laboratory school for nursery school. Lincoln Elementary K-8, Central Junior H...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Check with BBB before choosing a towing company

Check with BBB before choosing a towing company

There’re roughly 220 million drivers in the U.S. Many have required the assistance of a towing company. Nobody ever plans on having a car breakd...

February 19th, 2019 |