Buckeye Back Road Tour:   We spent last the evening with Moses Keim, his wife and his son’s family in Oliver Township, Ohio.   They are Amish.   We talked about declinining, moral standards (like modesty of dress), our nuclear … Continue reading


Buckeye Back Roads Tour:   We campaigned in West Union, Ohio, where I was interviewed by People’s Defender newspaper reporter Carleta Weyrich.   She lives on a farm and said she is concerned about rural issues, as are many people … Continue reading


Buckeye Back Road Tour:   I headed down the Appalachian Highway in southwest Ohio today, stopping first in Seaman, which is totally land locked.   Go figure.   At Best Hardware I handed the guy behind the counter a flyer … Continue reading


Buckeye Back Road Tour:   Worked on changing the transmission fluid and oil on our campaign vehicle with Eli Hostetler and Mark Hedge in Jelloway, Ohio, over the weekend.   At Mass on Sunday in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, I talked … Continue reading


Buckeye Back Roads Tour:   We did a “whistle-stop” in downtown Mansfield, Ohio, yesterday.   It was frigid 7 degrees.   A reporter from, coincidentally enough,  Channel 7 News  asked me what some of my main issues were.   I … Continue reading


I was just telling someone yesterday that for Martin Luther King Day two years ago,  our family rode on a Koinoinia float in the Martin Luther King Day parade in Americus, Georgia.   Koinoinia was the backwater Selma and Montgomery … Continue reading


The blog entries have been thin in recent weeks because I’ve been dilligently working on finishing the books: Back Road to the Whitehouse 2 and Average Joe Runs for President… of Ohio.   In addition… in a basement office I … Continue reading