So, this is my first blog. 

I'm really excited for the FIT Challenge.

I met the other FIT challengers and I will definitely have my work cut out for me. 

This group should produce great results this season.  Good luck to all of us! 

11:44 AM Jan 9, 2015

Every year, millions of people, possibly even you, choose a list of resolutions for the next year.

3:29 PM Jan 8, 2015

Erie County Dog Warden Barb Knapp was our guest for the Sandusky Register's public affairs program, "Between the Lines," on Thursday.

3:19 PM Jan 8, 2015

A journey into the often-unrealized portions of life

3:00 PM Jan 8, 2015

When it comes to our bodies, physically speaking, unfortunately it seems to be only when we lose our health that we become more concerned about our personal lifestyle and what might have got us in this predicament.  Ironically, it seems to be same thing when it comes to our natural world we live

11:51 AM Jan 8, 2015

“I like criticism, it makes you strong.”

- LeBron James

As I sit here trying to figure out the words and the direction I want my first essay to go, I felt it was necessary to continue the quotes that my predecessor started before each of her essays.

11:42 AM Jan 8, 2015
The Simpsons' story
We never cease to be amazed what the power of the federal government mortgage relief program, HAMP, can bring to the table for qualifying families who are struggling to save their homes from foreclosure.
11:00 AM Jan 8, 2015

Here is the perfect recipe to use next time you have extra bananas that need to be used before they get too ripe.

Not only do they taste great, but these muffins are packed with potassium and also provide you 4 grams of fiber per serving.

3:24 PM Jan 7, 2015

A recent article in the Register ("Hawaii gets white Christmas," Dec. 27) held a personal interest for me, and I thank you for it. 

12:10 PM Jan 7, 2015

It has been an exciting week!

I started my diet that my trainer designed for me on Jan. 1. New year, new me!

On Saturday, I met all the FIT Challengers and had my interview and my "before" pictures taken.

11:46 AM Jan 7, 2015

I read an entertainment news article today about Kanye West’s new single “Only One.” It seems Sir Paul McCartney plays keyboard on the song. 

7:00 AM Jan 7, 2015

Where does a person go for humor, help, and hope when they are diagnosed with mild memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s Disease or a similar condition? There are two programs available to help individuals who are experiencing memory changes.

7:00 AM Jan 7, 2015


I say hello.

5:00 PM Jan 6, 2015

Is there any old business to discuss?

When looking for old business to discuss at the city commission table, the subject of curbside recycling could be brought up. The public hasn’t received any feedback on the subject for months.

6:37 AM Jan 6, 2015
A look at the year that was in the outdoors community:
7:48 PM Jan 5, 2015

The devil is in the details.

I worked "On the Job" Friday with Angela Byington, Sandusky's director of Neighborhood Development & Planning.

2:02 PM Jan 5, 2015

If you love historical fiction as much as I do, you need to get to know Richard Blake, the author of a series of historical novels about the adventures of an Englishman named Aelric in Italy after the fall of Rome, and in various portions

1:35 PM Jan 5, 2015