On a cold autumn day in 2021 I attended a rally in Cleveland in support of the refugees from Haiti. No…we cannot let anyone into America who shows up at our door…but we must respond in a humanistic way
Painesville Township leaders recently entertained a suggestion to cover a former waste dump adjacent to the Grand River with fly ash and other materials removed from the Mentor Marsh. Let’s hope they reject this idea immediately and review the
After almost 250 years, America remains an experiment, a concept, an idea. And the idea is this…that a society can manage itself in an orderly manner with direction from the many, pursuing the greatest good for the greatest
As we await the verdict in the Chauvin trial in Minnesota and the possible aftermath across the nation, I believe we must ask ourselves the right questions. Was the choking/killing of Floyd an extreme and unconscionable act? Yes.
Think of all the energy those ancient Druids must have had…running around on days like this…performing their pagan rituals to celebrate the beginning of another season…moving giant rocks dozens of miles and sticking them in the ground to confound anthropologists
Follow the link below to Gardenopolis…a Cleveland gardening blog that publishes our articles! The two-part history of our local ‘nursery belt’ appeared in June, 2018. You can navigate between Part 1 and Part 2 with the link at
The clouds and colors of autumn finally arrive: our oaks and maples and sweetgums transformed into seas of gold and red and yellow. Chilled air awakens our senses in the morning. Acorns and buckeyes accumulate on the
My wife belongs to a book club that has turned into a food club. Last month they completed the transition. No one talked about the assigned book because no one had read it. Instead, they shared appetizers