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Opinion: Go nuts for Amish

My vegetable garden is thriving, thank you, although I can’t take any of the credit. It has done this all on its own without much in the way of input from me, save planting...

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Opinion: Please go away

My wife is planning our summer vacation, which we will take in the fall. We took our spring vacation this summer. We got behind in 1984 and still haven’t caught up. I don’t have...

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Opinion: Warm up to massage therapy

As a rule, I hate spa massages. I know that sentiment separates me from about 99 percent of the world’s population, but I simply can never relax enough to enjoy a stranger’s man-hands rubbing...

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Opinion: Pounding the Table

Even as the days became warmer with time marching from spring to summer, the passage also marked the end of my service as the Dean for the Hamilton County Leadership Academy (HCLA) Class of...

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Opinion: Back to school for this ‘agent’

This is who’s protecting our “friendly skies” these days … with your tax dollars. (Don’t laugh, because this really happened.) Chris Stirewalt of Fox News’ digital report told us last week that Justin Gray,...

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Opinion: Step right up, name your park

What’s in a name? Plenty, especially for the coming 6.4-acre park hard by the east bank of the White River in downtown Noblesville. To that end, the city is asking residents to submit nominations...

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Opinion: The perils of panhandlers

After four encounters in four days I have become really, really resentful of panhandlers. It’s gotten to the point where someone coming up and saying, “Excuse me, sir,” raises my hackles – and if...

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Opinion: Apocalypse frau

I have just had a small taste of the apocalypse, my friends, and I can say with some degree of confidence, the flavor leaves much to be desired. Months ago my husband Doo and...