The bully pulpit has long been used by people in position of authority and especially by the President of the United States. Typically, the bully pulpit offers great opportunity and influence for a given cause or argument. I raise the issue of the bully pulpit as it pertains to veteran
Last Tuesday we went to the Grants Greenhouse and Farm and got some seed potatoes. They got in six skids of them. Now I don
While walking in the backyard with our grandson last weekend he asked me to help him climb a tree. He is only 3-years-old so I could understand he wanted to be sure that Grandpa had a firm grip on an arm or leg as he stretched to reach a limb above his head and pull himself to a secure perch all of six feet off the ground.
Our country has approximately 24 million armed forces veterans out of a total population of approximately 308 million American citizens. Ohio has approximately 970,000 veterans and Clermont County has about 16,000 veterans.
President George Washington once said,
As many of the returning veterans begin their civilian life they find a new enemy that is very devastating both financially and emotionally. The new enemy is unemployment! Imagine coming back from a tour(s) of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan to discover your financial situation has been turned upside down.
The past week has been busy for the ole fisherman and family. Saturday March 6, we had a very special time, we went to our daughter and son-in-law
When I arrived home from work one evening last week I could smell the sweet aroma of beans and cornbread drifting through the door. Strange how a comfort food like beans and cornbread, with fried potatoes and onions, and bread and butter pickles on the side, can suddenly bring a smile to your face and melt your cares away.
The sun has been shinning the last few days and boy does that stir the gardening bug in me! Last Sunday evening there was a concert at the Bethel United Methodist Church, there was a soup, sandwich, salad, dessert and drinks meal, then the singing.
Senior centers have come a long way since Lois Brown Dale, founding director of Clermont Senior Services, opened the doors of the first senior centers in Clermont County over 40 years ago. When Lois opened those centers in the fall of 1969, most of the seniors who attended were born in the 1880s and 1890s.