The frying pan was definitely better

Last week you might recall I was lamenting how poorly I was feeling after my daughter gave...

An Angelkeep winter mystery

Sherlokerty penciled the date in his crime scene notebook and stated, “It seems suspiciously coincidental that today’s...

On being a Hoosier, and not being a so-and-so

You’re a Hoosier. That’s not the biggest insult that can be hurled at us,...

Young Democrats lose interest in freedom

I happened to listen the other day to then-Sen. John F. Kennedy’s opening remarks in his debate...

Looking ahead to a second term

Sen. Bernie Sanders is winning. If the election of Donald Trump wasn’t enough of a wake-up call...

I’m experiencing a renewed interest in county government

There was a stretch when I dreaded covering county government meetings, even though it’s my “beat” —...

Three days outdoors in the spectacular southwest

After so many gray weeks in Indiana earlier this season, I was looking forward more than normal...

My friend Mike’s not playing baseball, and he’s OK with that

I wanted to talk baseball, so I went to church. For those of us...

As our political center disappears, movement politicians step in

Before Sen. Bernie Sanders’ narrow New Hampshire primary victory over Pete Buttigieg, Notre Dame Prof. Robert Schmuhl...

‘Stop the fiscal insanity’? Such strange ideas.

Here’s a phone call you don’t get very often from an old friend: “How you doing? Guess...