The moon’s many faces

The moon’s many faces

As the years pass, I find myself awakening at night and abruptly remembering those peak moments when the stars shone like diamond dust from the dark, ...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

Hillary’s health, Trump’s racism

For daring to ask Hillary Clinton several questions and follow-up questions about her disregard for national security in regard to her use of private ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Outreach key part of library’s mission

Outreach key part of library’s mission

This week, many librarians and library staff from all over Ohio will gather in Sandusky for the Ohio Library Council’s annual Convention and Exp...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Striving for excellence before God

Each September, for the past 183 years, the citizens of Delaware County come together to enjoy the Delaware County fair. People come from far and wide...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Cepheus and the Garnet Star

Cepheus and the Garnet Star

We are now 16 years into the new millennium, and my thoughts turn to an old newspaper clipping from USA Today. As the millennium turned, they discusse...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Trump is unfit to be Commander in Chief

“President Donald Trump.” Those are three words I hope no service member ever has to utter. Indeed, no American should ever have to utter ...

September 18th, 2016 |  


The Rec Center at the old North School

The Rec Center at the old North School

When I was walking this morning, it occurred to me that I could write about the Rec Center at the old North School in Delaware. First I will have to e...

September 14th, 2016 |  


A study in stellar contrasts

As August turns mercifully into September, the mighty Eagle Aquila soars high in the south just after dark. Aquila’s two most famous stars are s...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Tom Burns: The Scorpion’s sting

Tom Burns: The Scorpion’s sting

I have had many opportunities to talk with amateur stargazers from all over the world, and I haven’t found a more dedicated lot than the ones wh...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Gloria’s mixing it up

Gloria’s mixing it up

We like convenience and easy meals in the kitchen as much as anyone else. So why not try homemade premixed foods? With most Amish families being large...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |