Two weekends, two races

All of the pink is probably what I’ll remember most about Saturday’s 4-mile run around the Lutheran Hospital campus in southwest Fort Wayne. Several of...

Hope for remembrance: Seeing Dad as an 18-year-old

Sic transit gloria mundi. — Latin for “Thus passes the glory of the world.” The phrase went through my mind last week as I wandered...

It’s not just here — the weather is bad everywhere

Last week I took advantage of a work opportunity to escape our dreary spring weather for someplace else. Unfortunately, that place was Boston. While...

On becoming somewhat of an internet sensation

Click here to see our lightsaber duel. When I agreed to have a Star Wars-inspired lightsaber duel with my new husband at our wedding reception this...

Jades are in, in memory of Mom

Jade: a green bean perfect for home gardens. Mom: a queen of green bean canning. Brother: a Three Sisters gardener; introducer of Jade. Now that introductions conclude,...

We need to get invested in each other

Life only happens when you’re connected to someone. If you’re not doing that, you’re doing it wrong. I’m not advocating for marriage here, although I’ve...

The president and I have 100 things in common — sort...

With all the hoopla last week about President Trump’s First 100 Days, it occurred to me that sometime in there, I had reached this...

If you can read this, your eyes are better than mine

While you are reading this wonderful column I am recuperating from a whirlwind tour of Boston. Well, not exactly Boston, but the Hynes Convention Center...

How can we utilize what we’ve learned this past week?

My six-day series on drug addiction treatment and available resources in and around Wells County ended Wednesday with the question from one of my...

Ducks, the pond and musical chairs

If you are too young to remember playing musical chairs, then you might as well stop reading. Angelkeep had a water version of the...