Schools are closed, businesses are closed, entertainment centers are closed. What in the world are we going to do, especially with the kids, to keep from going stir-crazy during the next few weeks?

If there is intelligence behind the universe it might well have produced the current pandemic to solve earth’s most pressing challenge, climate change. This is the logic I assume to be behind worldwide quarantine:

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A fellow-traveler told me, as we rode through a city neither of us had visited before, that it was sick. We saw no cranes or hard-hat signs, no scaffolding or ladders. If a place is not constantly under construction or reconstruction it is dying. At first glance that’s nice; we often admire …

My view of Athens County just got a lot smaller. Stores, restaurants, bars, and events are all mostly closed or canceled. I now go only from my home to the office. For now, we at The Messenger are still working out of the office, though I know many in Athens are working from home.

Nothing we know is as clear and precise as our knowledge of it – we inevitably cut reality down to our mind’s size so we can deal with it. The problem is not our limitation but the point at which it is inadequate. We need to know when our knowledge is so much less than the realities we inves…

Are you thinking of replacing your windows? I feel there’s a lot of misleading information out there when it comes to this topic. In order to determine the ‘savings’ you will see from replacing your current windows – and I cannot stress this enough – you need to have an Energy Audit done on …

My continual quest to explore Athens County has hit somewhat of a roadblock – the coronavirus.