Tag Archives: Weekly Column

This Week’s Column: Great Expectations

I loved comic books as a kid. Truthfully, I still love the concept of comic books, though I stopped reading them years ago. My collection of mostly Batman and Superman comics are still boxed up at the homestead, neatly (more or less) contained in appropriate archival bags for safe storage. Yes, I was that big […]

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This Week’s Column: Be True to Your School

This week I’m writing from New Orleans, Louisiana. My second trip to the Crescent City, I’m here with a group of fellow Buckeye fans to cheer on Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. By the time you read this, the outcome of the game will be decided, and fans on either side of the field […]

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The Vance Family Coat of Arms

This Week’s Column: Bloodlines and Backstories

I am a curious person by nature. I enjoy learning things, I have a mind for random facts and trivia and I’ve always wanted to be on Jeopardy. Last week, the random discovery of an artifact from my childhood tripped my curiosity about my family tree, and in the past few days I’ve learned more […]

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This Week’s Column: The Season of Light

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. The classic song says so, and more importantly, it surely feels that way with all the time spent among friends and family. Christmas means many things to many people. For me, the season is about the people, the tradition… the food, too, of course. Certain television […]

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The Big Ten

This Week’s Column: Big Ten Doubles Down and Busts

Life lessons come from the strangest places. As a young advertising professional working at a large Columbus radio station several years ago, I adopted the mantra of the sponge. Soaking up as much information as I could handle, I gained tremendous insight and understanding of how the mind works. Understanding the mind is the key […]

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