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Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Sometimes I thank my lucky stars that I get to write this column. If I didn’t, I’d have to go …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Learning to make a meal for 14

Learning to make a meal for 14

Hello friends! As a young girl, there were times I couldn’t help but wonder why and how some people could …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Now a good time to plan for 2016

Now a good time to plan for 2016

We had a preview of fall like weather this past week. It was nice to be able to shut the …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Library can provide you board games to try

Library can provide you board games to try

It’s Sunday afternoon, your family is visiting for the day, and it’s raining. There’s nothing on television, and the kids …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Playing the numbers game

Playing the numbers game

“When you hear athletic directors talk about character and academics and integrity, none of that really matters. Nobody has ever …

August 28th, 2015 |  

What will I say at your funeral?

What will I say at your funeral?

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops have been an accepted conservation, as well as agronomic practice for hundreds of years. In recent years, there …

August 27th, 2015 |  

A week of heroes, heroines

A week of heroes, heroines

This week’s plummeting stock market merits non-financial commentary to divert attention away from our shrinking retirement accounts. Instead, today’s focus …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Gloria serves up taco pizza

Gloria serves up taco pizza

Greetings from Illinois. “Thanks so much, I’m looking forward to it,” I said as I hung up the telephone. I …

August 24th, 2015 |  

The unknown and invisible Americans

The unknown and invisible Americans

National Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and the Delaware County District Library has partnered with …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Library promoting Hispanic heritage

Library promoting Hispanic heritage

The Delaware County District Library’s latest edition of our quarterly newsletter/calendar, “Check It Out!,” has hit the streets! Featured on …

August 22nd, 2015 |  

DACC levy, consolidation not related

DACC levy, consolidation not related

The Delaware Area Career Center is currently at the beginning stages of a facilities project that will combine two small …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Everything on the Net isn’t free

Everything on the Net isn’t free

“I wasn’t diving into this looking for a payday.” — Alfonzo Cutaia “You should ensure that you have all the …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Keeping up in our shifting times

Keeping up in our shifting times

I have been on a personal journey recently which has involved a number of “shifts” in my life — some …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Texting not the only road danger

Texting not the only road danger

One month ago, I purchased a new car. My former vehicle had reached 177,523 miles when it was traded at …

August 20th, 2015 |  

No child should go hungry

No child should go hungry

Hunger is real for far too many Ohioans. Today, almost one in six families doesn’t know where its next meal …

August 17th, 2015 |  

Late summer star clusters

Late summer star clusters

So did you catch the Perseid meteor shower? I must confess that the annual event always draws me toward the …

August 17th, 2015 |  

Julia’s favorite Sour Cream Raisins

Julia’s favorite Sour Cream Raisins

Hello from our home to yours! Motherhood: What is more demanding yet fulfilling and rewarding? Austin is swiftly growing out …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Stop by library for my retirement party

Stop by library for my retirement party

As many of you know, I will be retiring from the Delaware County District Library on Sept. 30 after 31 …

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  

It’s been a great summer at Stratford

It’s been a great summer at Stratford

Farm camp for 3- to 5-year-olds at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road ended last Friday, in time for school …

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  

Passing through the dry valley

Passing through the dry valley

The dog days of summer, we call them. Theyʼve been called that since the days of the Romans. They are …

August 14th, 2015 |  

Overcoming the language barrier

Overcoming the language barrier

“Each agency shall examine the services it provides and develop and implement a system by which LEP persons can meaningfully …

August 14th, 2015 |  

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