A little humor in dark times

Are you one of those persons who realizes that a little humor in dark times can bring a smile to our faces and relieve a bit of the stress that comes ...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Getting around meat shortages

Getting around meat shortages

Dear Readers: If you’ve been to your local grocery store lately, you may have noticed bare shelves in the meat section. There is less meat in th...

May 16th, 2020 |  


Happy Birthday, Mom!

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Today as I am writing this — Friday, May 8 — it is my mother’s birthday so it is a very special day. She is 94! On this date 75 year...

May 13th, 2020 |  



The rocking book of aging

The rocking book of aging

Self-isolation and quarantine are large but necessary pains. A tiny sliver of silver in this cloud of coronavirus is that while we are idling at home ...

May 11th, 2020 |  


My name is Victory, I stand strong and tall. My name is Victory, I represent us all.To some I am but wood, the Y-shaped remnants of a tree in my owner...

May 9th, 2020 |  


Debunking apple cider vinegar myths

Debunking apple cider vinegar myths

Dear Dietitian,Can you settle a bet between my sister and me? She says apple cider vinegar has many health benefits and that it even can help with wei...

May 9th, 2020 |  


Weathering the storm

Weathering the storm

An awful lot is going on in this world. I cannot wrap my little brain around it. How is one supposed to process it all? My heart just breaks in two as...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Sidney again makes list of Ohio’s safest cities

Sidney again makes list of Ohio’s safest cities

Among the dozens of reports that cross my desk, the Safest Cities in Ohio — 2020 arrived recently. Given the rather depressing COVID-19 news tha...

May 7th, 2020 |  


How to make a face mask, monster cookies

How to make a face mask, monster cookies

May is here and we enter into our next phase of fighting the monster among us — the coronavirus.We really want to get back to our normal lives, ...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Keeping an omega-rich diet

Keeping an omega-rich diet

Dear Dietitian,To increase consumption of EPA and DHA, I’ve started eating wild canned pink salmon with skin and bones. As you know, salt is add...

May 2nd, 2020 |