Are you being manipulated by crime statistics?

We are often asked: “Why don’t you ever quote crime statistics?” Our answer: “Because crime statistics are rarely accurate. The numbers are played with (reclassified) to support—political agendas.” Our answer is sad, and true. Police departments must answer to their bosses—politicians—who need to get elected and re-elected. Do PD’s (and politicians) need increased manpower?  Bigger …

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A GOOD LONG WALK! Virtuous or Dangerous?

I totally enjoyed reading this article about the VIRTUE OF A GOOD LONG WALK! As a life long boater, I have deep beliefs about the power of nature to improve your health and lift your spirit, especially when sad or depressed. For decades, I’ve taught our kids to watch and appreciate God’s Free Art Show, something others call sunrises and sunsets. Alone …

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REPOST FROM CINCINNATI.COM: Long run home after 2003 stabbing

Four-tenths of a mile was all that stood between Casey Hilmer and home. It was July 13, 2003, a sunny, sultry Sunday, just before dusk. After running up Spooky Hollow Road in Indian Hill, the slight 13-year-old turned right onto Given Road, her home stretch. Her dad, Steve, was on a bike a quarter-mile behind …

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