Wednesday, September 28, 2022

No one’s happy. That might be a good sign.

Since stepping out of my comfort zone several weeks back and writing about the difficult topic of...

The lesson of Fort Wayne’s Bowser pump

Two pictures of Indiana. The first picture, from the past. Sylvanus...

M*A*S*H, Maude and Kung Fu all turn 50

I didn’t watch all of them from the very beginning, but several significant TV shows debuted in...

‘Free’ is not all it’s cracker jacked up to be

Animals visiting Angelkeep roved free. Free to come and go, free to roam. Free to eat, drink...

Life lessons from Thing One and Thing Two

Holly Gaskill I tend to be a creature of habit.  Depending on your perspective of...

Are we losing ground against polio?

In 1985, Rotary International launched an effort to eradicate polio. Three years later, when the project became...

Accessibility is missing in today’s election battles

When a new Frugal Hoosiers political action committee was recently formed, it brought back a flood of...

There might be some science behind ‘grumpy old men’

There are many potential cliches at play here. I’ll try to avoid them. Labor...

How will you celebrate Magellan’s anniversary?

When does a 500th anniversary require an asterisk? If you’re a fan of trivia...

Remembering the animals at ‘The Fair’

When September rolled around, out rolled the nostalgic memories of old-fashioned Bluffton Free Street Fair. Started in...