12:20 PM Aug 5, 2014

This was an eye-opening week for me.

When I was weighed in on July 29, I was lighter than I thought I would be.

I've done a lot on my own to try to lose weight but not much since I started working.

12:14 PM Aug 5, 2014
The recent news in Northern Ohio has been the impact of the algal bloom on the Toledo Municipal Water System, because of cyanic toxins in the drinking water.
6:45 PM Aug 4, 2014


On a quiet street in Norwalk, a torch hisses on a table in the basement of Tina Tveitnes’ home.

6:00 PM Aug 4, 2014


Students will be walking the halls of Sandusky High School on Aug. 18.

12:14 PM Aug 4, 2014
To paraphrase a popular movie quote, "Push ups and crunches and squats, oh my!"
No matter what else has happened this past week, the most important to me is the first workout with Trevor Tieche of Bodi N Balance.
Oh my is right.
9:30 AM Aug 4, 2014

If you are on Facebook, here are a few sites to like, if you haven't done so already.

4:30 AM Aug 4, 2014

U.S. Rep. Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez, D-Ill., in a speech on the House floor Friday called out House Republicans, saying they are following a "script on immigration" from U.S. reps Michele Bachman and Steve King, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Tea Party candidate from Texas in his first term.

9:36 PM Aug 3, 2014


A caged bird wasn't convicted of any crimes, but still took a ride in a police cruiser this past week.

It seems the once innocent cockatoo ruffled a few feathers during the trip.

4:00 PM Aug 1, 2014

Hogs Grind Lower

2:09 PM Aug 1, 2014
So who's up for more?
12:16 PM Aug 1, 2014

It’s been an exciting past week!

I found out July 22 that I was chosen to take part in the FIT Challenge.  

12:00 PM Aug 1, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending July 26, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

Ottawa Co., Harris Twp., 1980 Harris Salem Road, 2 parcels, Charles Jones Produce, LLC to Jerry R. and Casandra A. Hetrick, $1,032,000.

10:05 AM Aug 1, 2014

As a kid, my parents would take me, my sisters and our friends to a small creek that met the Sandusky River just south of Fremont.

12:19 PM Jul 31, 2014
10:55 AM Jul 31, 2014

Americans like to imagine that government workers have it easy.

I suppose some of them do, but I don't think that applies to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's press staff. I'm beginning to wonder how they do so much work.

8:27 AM Jul 31, 2014
“What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?"
— Robert H. Schuller, clergyman