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  • Grudges will hurt you more than others It seems every time I write my opinion for everyone to read, I lean towards talking about lessons in life; helping one another, living life to the fullest, being thankful, having a passion and so on. I think I do this because I feel these are things

    May 13, 2014

  • Museum once, mu-seen-um all When a family unit comprised of a mom, a dad, a 16-year old and a 13-year old goes to Florida to indulge in sunshine, beaches and theme parks, you know what the best way is to entertain those two teenagers when it rains and they can't do any of the a

    May 13, 2014

  • Personal responsibility verses government responsibility Over the weekend, I heard a great conversation about why the middle class, which is most of us, is shrinking instead of growing. It was a wide ranging discussion that covered everything from income inequality to the need to reduce the size of governm

    May 13, 2014

  • Letter to the Editor Urban livestock farming Dear Editor, I've followed with keen interest the efforts of some Rushville citizens to make keeping chickens in town a legal activity. This chicken idea seems to be an ideal step backward in time and is something to heartily

    May 13, 2014

  • Remembering the end of WWII I doubt if a lot of you out there would remember just what did occur on May 7, 1945. Heck, I have a hard time remembering what I did yesterday let alone 69 years ago. It actually had something to do with Dec. 7, 1941 and took a huge toll of people th

    May 13, 2014

  • The cameo ... pricey or plastic? Things are not always what they appear to be. On the table in front of me lay a collection of over 50 cameos. Collected with care from years of estate sales and auctions, they were as diverse as they were beautiful. "I never had children", explained

    May 6, 2014

  • Keep an eye on Vladimir Putin If you've been listening to the news lately, the emerging crisis in Ukraine sounds very much like the contrived provocation and gradual buildup of troops that led to the previous two world wars of the last century - Russian troops massing on the Ukra

    May 6, 2014

  • Going to the mat to learn about Madagascar So I'm thinking that maybe I haven't told you yet about my trip to Madagascar, have I? Well, not to Madagascar proper. I "visited" via an exhibit at the aquarium in Tampa, Florida. This was part of a quick trip with my wife and No. 4 and 5 sons, to h

    May 6, 2014

  • TV and me The other day I happened to notice my television set and just how it looked. Inwardly I laughed a tad remembering how television was when both of us were a lot younger. My first time to see a television, something I had never heard of or thought of,

    May 6, 2014

  • Lessons from my grandparents The Ward family originated in Guilford, Indiana and Grandpa had an apple orchard and small vegetable farm and Grandma baked, raised 5 children and helped on the farm - they were of necessity a frugal clan one that used everything of anything they may

    April 29, 2014

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