School Days

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True story. A few days ago, I was traveling on Cedar Road when I saw a group of kids rough-housing on the sidewalk. They were tussling along the tree lawn, seemingly unphased by how closely they were drifting into the street.  As they shoved and pushed each other, smiles plastered across their faces, they danced […]

Soaking it In

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After a long, hard winter, residents of Northeast Ohio know how to appreciate a beautiful 72 degree day. With the soft-rock music from Case Western Reserve’s Open House festivities resonating as a backdrop,  Wade Oval made a wonderful destination for those looking to soak up the sun.  Smiles were plastered from ear to ear as […]

Cleveland – We’re Geologically Stable!

When the weather's got you down, think of what could be...
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It’s the one year anniversary of my home state’s submersion into oil, also known as the BP Oil Spill. BP’s accident has been the worst spill in the history of the industry. For 153 days, we watched (I watched) as cameras documented the seepage into the Gulf of Mexico, ruining southern Louisiana’s wildlife, waterways , […]

An Ounce of Prevention at Wiley Health Fair

Forms for cholesterol testing are explained.
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Wiley Middle School’s 1st Annual Health and Wellness Fair was viewed as a success by those in attendance. “This was good. This was a good event for the school,” replied one parent as she retired from the line dance instruction being held in the main foyer. With participation from health care professionals in the areas […]

Jerry “The Birdman” Kramer

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Jerry “The Birdman” Kramer has many ideas about how life should be lived.  Just read the sign that hangs in the window of his Obama/Elvis car. He’s used to getting stopped by the police or having people follow him home to ask about his automobiles. Or in my case, having a half-crazed woman chase him […]

Tolerance, Kids & Our Schools

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How tolerant are we as a community? As biological creatures go, humans are not the most tolerant of specials. Mice and rats tend to be more adaptable to their environment and can take better advantage of shelter and resource limitations. Humans crave and need shelter and tend to make the environment conform around their basic […]