Port Clinton is a maritime community built on the Great Lake Erie some 200 years ago. It is Lake Erie that brought the settlers here, and it is the great lake that keeps most of us here. Most of us were born and raised here and will always live here.
"Disagreement is part of being a person who has choices. One of those choices is to respect others and engage in intelligent conversation about differences of opinion without becoming enemies, eventually allowing us to move forward to compromise." - Ben Carson
It is the end of the summer. It is the time of year when goldenrod bursts into an irresistible profusion of tiny yellow flowers clustered on individual, unbranched leafy stems. In Ohio, the show continues through October.
Sometimes something happens that reaffirms my faith in the basic goodness of people. A couple of weeks ago I lost a bracelet — one that may not have had much monetary value, but had a great deal of sentimental value to me.