12:13 PM Aug 22, 2014

This is hard.  It hurts.  I am in constant pain.  My back, my knees, my feet, my ankles. I hurt everywhere.  

It is a challenge to get out of bed in the morning.  

12:00 PM Aug 22, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Aug. 16, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

8:17 PM Aug 21, 2014
Washington could use some Congressional game shows.
 
3:48 PM Aug 21, 2014

Fall baseball started this past week and I managed to injure one of my ribs last Sunday while coaching at practice. 

I tried to make a play in the outfield and went tumbling.  Having broken my ribs in the past, I'm quite certain I've done so again.

3:00 PM Aug 21, 2014

Literally, Hitler

Is it just me or is everyone, everywhere overusing hyperbole these days?

12:46 PM Aug 21, 2014

A mental health levy on the ballot in November supports mental health initiatives in both Erie and Ottawa counties, and Dr. Kirk Halliday wants to make sure voters are fully informed.

11:11 AM Aug 21, 2014

I would like to suggest the Ottawa County powers that be consider putting the “Port” in Port Clinton.

As Lake Erie is our most valuable asset, why not use it for the enjoyment of our thousands of summer visitors and locals?

11:00 AM Aug 21, 2014
We had an occasion to take a hard look at a reverse mortgage recently in the case of Alice.
 
Alice and her now deceased husband, Joe, took out the mortgage in 2009 on the home they raised their family and lived in for 47 years.
 
4:38 AM Aug 21, 2014
USDA sending acreage history, yield reports
8:47 PM Aug 20, 2014

Was it the Gemini? The Blue Streak? Top Thrill?

Here's our list of the best order for kids to make their way up the roller coaster ranks at America's Roller Coast...

4:20 PM Aug 20, 2014

We cannot yet accurately calculate the pounds of fat or lean mass on FIT Challenger Sherry Waugh. This is because our tools for calculating body fat will not accurately work in Sherry's case. 

5:44 PM Aug 19, 2014

Here is one of my favorite ways  to eat a portabella mushroom  as a sandwich.

You can make so many variations of this sandwich just like a regular burger.

3:29 PM Aug 19, 2014

My article about Ottawa County sanitary engineer Kelly Frey's warnings back in March about algal bloom toxins in Lake Erie got good play in the newspaper and online, but not everybody was pleased.

2:40 PM Aug 19, 2014

Well, this past week started off pretty tough and then it got harder!

My trainer Ken Cutcher of Anytime Fitness in Huron added another set to all my exercises I was regretting everything I said in my last blog! 

Things get hard and I have to push through them. 

7:00 AM Aug 19, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's explanations for his extraordinary interference in a sexual harassment investigation inside the AG's office last year involving his personal friend are shallow, self-serving and hardly believable. 

5:06 AM Aug 19, 2014
Garlic and onion are probably ready in most gardens. Garlic was actually early this year; it was starting to dry down a couple of weeks ago.