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Being an Aging Parent

0 Comments · Friday, April 3, 2015
Move forward 30-plus years. I’m trying hard not to be my mother. I’m trying hard not to become an aging parent.  

The Indiana in Us All

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The signing of Indiana’s bill by Republican Governor Mike Pence giving Christians the legal right to refuse service to gays and lesbians is subversive and riddled with hate-mongering in the guise of protecting “basic religious freedoms.”  

Avoidable Errors Erode Confidence in 'Enquirer'

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Pointing out Enquirer errors — mistaken information that local copy editors would have caught in the Good Old Days — used to be a guilty pleasure. Today, repeated lapses raise a serious question.
  

Worst Week Ever! March 25-30

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
For years, Cincinnati sports fans have had to drink way too much before sporting events while huddling under overpasses or in parking lots near the stadiums.   

Teach Your Children Well

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Shame on any parent or guardian of school-aged children who has never questioned the term “teaching to the test” and its residual pressures on teachers and students.  

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton is suffering so acutely from the Clinton Dynasty Syndrome she cannot see straight enough to come within the ZIP code of the right thing.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.18.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Facebook has clarified its rules on what types of posts it bans or does not ban and why.  

Media Happenings at The Enquirer, WXIX & More

0 Comments · Monday, March 16, 2015
Lots of good stuff happened during the past fortnight. Rick Green returned to the Enquirer. He’s the new publisher. That puts a solid, veteran journalist and news executive at the top of our Sole Surviving Daily.  

Mother and Child Reunion

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Gladine Rosetta Hill Wilson (then, crazily, Wilson again) Parrish would have been perhaps 83 on March 10. “Perhaps” because she finagled her age to the point that some of her sisters believed she was younger than she was when she died.   

Worst Week Ever!: March 4-10

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
 Ah, money.   

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.11.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
East Walnut Hills and Northside will be getting new transit hubs, including new passenger shelters, lighting, sidewalk and waiting area improvements and route information for both neighborhoods, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier.   

Worst Week Ever!: Feb. 25-March 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
People in America like to talk about how snitches and rats are bad until they themselves become defendants facing dozens of years in a cell and then decide snitching and not being in prison sound just fine.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.4.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Only 35 percent of Americans still find embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly trustworthy, while 21 percent now find him “very untrustworthy,” according to a recent HuffPost/YouGov poll.  

Media Gotcha! Games Here and Abroad

0 Comments · Monday, March 2, 2015
News media games of Gotcha! turned nasty on both sides of the Atlantic. If embarrassing the other guy were only adults behaving badly, the affairs would be entertaining. It’s that and more...  

Music Killer

0 Comments · Friday, February 27, 2015
Very casually over the phone, my friend told me how he laid his Martin Guitar on the floor in his living room and in a fit of frustration and rage and with the boots on his feet, smashed his acoustic guitar into bits and pieces.