May 20, 2015 was one of the most bittersweet days of my life.
Has there ever been common ground among opposing factions? Maybe, but it’s seldom, for light cannot dwell with darkness nor can oil cohere with water. Nowadays there’s a war raging for the realm of ideas, tradition and beliefs. For many, there’s no tolerance for such things anymore.
If not for my son Gideon (age 11), I might have missed my deadline this week.
NASHVILLE, Ind. — Three years after Indiana experienced a $50 million U.S. Senate race that saw the Republican seat of Dick Lugar flip to Democrat Joe Donnelly, the 2016 contest is beginning to take shape in both parties, with key decisions still to come from three potential candidates.
Dale Petrie will be presented the “2015 Making Democracy Work Award” by the League of Women Voters at the 2015 annual meeting today at the Crawfordsville Country Club.
Note to readers: This is the 51st installment in a series of essays that leads to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016. The essays focus on the top 100 events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana, beginning with the impact of the Ice Age and ending with the legacy of the Bicentennial itself.
I had never really thought about such books existing, but the May 8 “Newsweek” reports that Amish romance novels are big business, accounting for as much as half of the inspirational fiction market and involving dozens of new titles each month.