Habitat Day: There’s still much work to do — will you help?
October 3, 2011 Today is World Habitat Day — a day when the families, staff and volunteers of Habitat for Humanity homes, affiliates and more worldwide can take a moment to celebrate our successes, but also to... more »»
Take a chance on shallots and other ‘unusual’ veggies
August 12, 2011 This is is the second column on unusual vegetables. Last week, I wrote about some I had grow. more »»
Some lessons gleaned from living with the Palestinians
August 8, 2011 How strangely I’m ending my time in Palestine. Having lived three years in Hebron, Palestine, I find that I’m surprised but finally keen to what it really means to be a citizen of the United States. more »»
Retailers’ future depends on continuing wireless revolution
July 31, 2011 To survive and prosper, the owner of a retail business has to be ready for the next innovation — the latest fashion, food or newest technology — or customers are sure to shop elsewher. more »»
Treasurer’s office tightens belt through top-bottom review
July 25, 2011 As state treasurer, I talk to Ohioans every day about the issues facing local families, farms and businesse. more »»
Which proposal do you favor for using lodging tax revenues to market Seneca County?
July 25, 2011 Due to a problem with the system that manages the online poll, the first three days’ worth of replies — which included the Convention and Visitors Bureau's proposal; the Tiffin Area Chamber of... more »»
Did you think they’d crumble? Did you think they’d lay down and die? Oh no, not these plants; they will survive
July 15, 2011 After just about any disaster — earthquake, tornado, hurricane, volcanic eruption, flood, explosion and on and on — there are survivors. more »»