Fran’s favorites: Garbanzo bean recipes

Fran’s favorites: Garbanzo bean recipes

I’ve been worrying a lot about making sure Ohio kids get the nutritious meals they need during this pandemic.For about 850,000 children in Ohio ...

June 3rd, 2020 |  


‘We must not be enemies’

As he took office near the beginning of the Civil War – a conflict that would kill by one estimate 750,000 Americans – President Abraham L...

June 2nd, 2020 |  


Spring cleaning and blessings

Spring cleaning and blessings

We’re working on organizing closets, cleaning out neglected corners, and getting things in order before the baby comes. I’m enjoying every...

May 29th, 2020 |  



Protecting Ohioans from coronavirus scams

Protecting Ohioans from coronavirus scams

While our first priority is keeping Ohioans healthy and safe, we must also take steps to protect Ohioans’ financial wellbeing.We’ve seen r...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Dear Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020

Class of 2020, so much has been taken from you. Of course, COVID-19 is to blame, yet finding fault probably doesn’t matter if you’ve been ...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Finding the right info about Fibromyalgia

Finding the right info about Fibromyalgia

Dear Dietitian,I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. There is a lot of information on the internet about diet to help with this. Some websites s...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


A blessed Mother’s Day

A blessed Mother’s Day

It was one of those nights. As soon as one child was asleep, it seemed like another needed mama to blow a stuffy nose or something to soothe a raspy c...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Responsible dog ownership and the problem of poo-lution

Responsible dog ownership and the problem of poo-lution

Like so many residents working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have had the opportunity to work on a number of outdoor projects that have be...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Babe Ruth Bars for the graduates

Babe Ruth Bars for the graduates

I remember the first time I went to Oxford, Ohio.I was a freshman in high school and my good friend, Linda, who lived next door, was going to Oxford t...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Helping Ohioans pay the rent

Helping Ohioans pay the rent

Before this crisis, a quarter of renters spent more than half of their incomes on housing, often putting them one emergency away from impossible choic...

May 18th, 2020 |