In the last few weeks, I’ve done a number of articles for my wife Liz’s magazines. One of the stories was about a 13-year-old who has a “compassionate streak” a mile long. If, for instance, he sees someone eating by themselves in the school cafeteria — he’ll go sit with them. How refreshing is that?… During this time, I’ve also started a relatively large exterior painting project at the house of a Bluffton University Economics professor. During my breaks, I’ve been picking his brain about current economic trends, and such… I’ve also been on Ohio’s back roads stumping yet some more. During a stop in Forest, Ohio (pop 1,400), I put up a campaign card on the bulletin board of a local gas station with the inscription: “Can’t see the ‘forest’ for the trees anymore this election? Then Vote Joe!” Catchy, I thought… During this time, a front page article about the campaign appeared in the Findlay Courier newspaper. The headline: Perpetual Presidential Candidate… [The article noted that I have been running for president continuously since 1999.] And yesterday, I was interviewed by National Public Radio’s Statehouse Bureau in Columbus, Ohio. The reporter asked me what motivated me to keep going. I said making the world a better place for my kids, for everybody’s kids.