Muse is doing Seuss

Photo: Muse Machine presents “Seussical!” Jan. 16-19; photo: Thom Meyer The definition of the word “dandy” is “an excellent thing of its kind.” There’s no better word to describe the Muse Machine’s production of “Seussical!” Of course, it’s a musical. Dr. Seuss I’m not, but if you love all those …

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Write the letter now

First, here’s hoping your Thanksgiving holiday was full of family, friends, fellowship – and to be all inclusive, femaleship – and of course some fun. This, of course, was the day set up to reflect, give thanks and count our blessings, no matter how big or small. I’m sure when …

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Who is really under that hat?

During a recent jaunt on I-70, like many of you, my blood pressure shot through the roof. You see, in my rear view mirror was an Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser, the OSHP, if you will. Why did I panic? I was going the speed limit, not texting – at that …

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Waynesville + Sauerkraut = Tons of fun

Don’t you love humble beginnings? Case in point … Many, many years ago two gentlemen by the names of Kettering and Deeds decided they were weary from starting their automobile engines by turning an impractical hand crank on the front of the car. So, together they invented the self-starter. Unfortunately …

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What happened to chivalry?

According to Wikipedia, the online, open-forum encyclopedia – thought I’d sound hip saying that instead of, “According to my Encyclopedia Britannica in book form on my bookshelf” – the word “polite” means “having or showing behavior that is respectful and considerate of other people.” The word “courteous” is defined as being …

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From the desk of Mayor Bucher

Now that we know the two candidates for Dayton Mayor in November’s election – Dayton City Commissioner Nan Whaley and former judge and Montgomery County Auditor A.J. Wagner – another person is jumping into the fray, me, Jim Bucher. OK, not really, but if I were sworn in as Dayton’s …

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