Eager to bite into fair favorites

Eager to bite into fair favorites

The Lorain County Fair is coming up with all its fattening foo that’s so good food to eat. My daughter will take me to see Kenny Loggins sing, t...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Meeting Maybelle, Adeline, and Dudley

Meeting Maybelle, Adeline, and Dudley

On several occasions, I have caught my wife watching a video on her phone with tears streaming down her cheeks.She is easily moved by animals, particu...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Four stories, linked, starting in 1798

Four stories, linked, starting in 1798

America is built upon a cultural foundation of ambition and excellence. Four short stories involving physical challenges of endurance — a hazard...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Are you disgusted? It could reveal your politics

Are you disgusted? It could reveal your politics

Is your brain a Democrat or Republican?You may have seen this quiz floating around Facebook the past couple of weeks, and it’s an oddball.Let...

July 12th, 2017 |  


What Dad saw through his lens

What Dad saw through his lens

My dad, Walter Gorske, was the one not in the insurance business. His was the business of fishing!After World War II he went into business with Ab Nor...

July 12th, 2017 |  


You’ll be old someday, too

You’ll be old someday, too

Remember “Little House on the Prairie”?I remember an episode where two elderly ladies lived together. One passed away and her children all...

July 12th, 2017 |  


What a wonderful Fourth of July

To the editor:Well, another great July 4 celebration has come and gone!The Wellington Main Street group started things off with a fantastic ice cream ...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Swindell is wrong about everything

To the editor:There’s CNN, then there’s MSNBC, and we have local whining we constantly read from Rob Swindell.Swindell claims it drives Do...

July 6th, 2017 |  


The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat

The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat

Dayton native and Olympic hurdler Edwin Moses once went undefeated for nearly a decade, winning 122 races in a row between Sept. 2, 1977, and June 4, ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


New cookbooks during a stressful time

New cookbooks during a stressful time

I heard from my dear friend Karen Starkey and she has more cookbooks to bring me. And guess what? A bookcase to put all the books in.I still have the ...

July 5th, 2017 |