NaNoWriMo is over, but there's always time for a tale!
3:00 PM Dec 4, 2014

In years past, the Ferguson incident would have been reported as "Alleged hold-up man shot and killed while resisting arrest." 

How different would America be today if that was the headline instead of "White cop kills unarmed black man"? 

1:09 PM Dec 4, 2014
On July 18, 2013, Elizabeth’s loan servicer, Ocwen Loan Servicing, sent her a mortgage payoff quote. It makes for an interesting read.
11:00 AM Dec 4, 2014

If I had to try to name the most famous living novelist from Ohio, I probably would say Toni Morrison. The Lorain native won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993.

4:43 PM Dec 3, 2014

Busy week as usual ... work, school and stomach bug.

I think I am going to try something new for the last month of the FIT Challenge.

I've been thinking about it for a while now since I am so addicted to the wrong foods.

I'm trying the whole vegan thing.

12:51 PM Dec 3, 2014

One more month left. Wow!  FIT Challenger Robb Smithson has been through an amazing journey these past five months.

He's had his ups and downs, highs and lows, but no matter what happens, Robb still pushes hard and keeps a good attitude about this challenge.

5:28 PM Dec 2, 2014



As Father Time counts down the final seconds of 2014, I’m pretty sure everyone will agree, just by using the events that happened or didn’t happen this year in Washington as a parameter, that Father Time uses a cuckoo clock.

5:00 PM Dec 2, 2014

AUTHOR INTERVIEW ARCHIVE (alphabetized by last name):

Michael Glennon (author of "National Security and Double Government")

2:55 PM Dec 1, 2014

"Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up." Allen Klein

12:16 PM Dec 1, 2014

As the alarming Ebola virus spreads, people are becoming more scared of its lethal symptoms: vomiting, rash, weight loss and bleeding from the eyes, nose, ears and rectum.

11:15 AM Dec 1, 2014

It was disappointing last week when residents who attended a Perkins school board meeting let board members know their opposition to Kroger asking for a 12-year, 50-percent tax abatement to build a new super store on the property where the old Hills department store once stood. 

7:30 AM Dec 1, 2014

People go hungry every day of the year, but the pains are particularly harsh during the cold holiday season. The holidays are about family, but many have no family to visit.

8:01 PM Nov 30, 2014

Prior to the European colonization of North America, deer coexisted with wolves, panthers and the Native American population. In addition to the meat — used fresh or dried — deer skins were used to make clothing, moccasins, laces, tent coverings and pouches.

3:25 PM Nov 30, 2014

Imagine being the first human being to step foot on Mars. Imagine our generation colonizing the Red Planet. Now look around: This land is virtually the same as it has been for thousands of years. Is it time for a change?

1:23 PM Nov 30, 2014

by Timothy J Malinich

Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Horticulture

12:00 PM Nov 30, 2014