Posts Tagged ‘ Indiana ’

Singing Up a Spring

April 4, 2018
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Hey, I wrote a song! It’s not a great song … but then, I’m not a great song writer. There are two problems: First, I meant it to be humorous, but it comes off as…

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A Great Day For a Grass Fire

March 20, 2018
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Sunday was a great day for a grass fire. No, not that kind of grass, although wildland fires can make your day go to pot. It’s that time of year. People get cabin fever, and…

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My Alma Mater’s Girls’ Basketball Team—State Champs!

February 28, 2018
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I seldom pay much attention to sports, but when a team from your alma mater wins the high school regional girls’ basketball title … (By the way, alma mater means “nourishing mother” … I didn’t…

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Everybody Jokes About The Weather, But Only the Desperate Move

January 10, 2018
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Somebody asked me the other day why I don’t write humor columns about the weather these days. It’s the same reason why I don’t make many political jokes: They’re just not funny anymore. I’ve endured…

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I hope you winter lovers are satisfied

December 29, 2017
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Well, everybody wanted a white Christmas. There you go, if you live around here: White Christmas. So, Christmas is over now. It can all … un-whiten up. Here, let me check the forecast. Nope. Some…

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The Fearless Deer of Pokagon

October 1, 2017
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Deer are so common in Indiana that sometimes we forget they were once wiped out in the state. Now they’re back, wiping out cars instead, so you really don’t have to try to hard to…

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Indiana Winters, or: Why Aren’t We Living in Florida?

March 28, 2017
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(Note: This was originally written on February 7th and then misplaced, which isn’t the first time. It was the beginning of what was overall a nice February—for Indiana. You all know how things changed in…

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There’s No Magic Bullet for This Anniversary

March 5, 2017
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I took a couple of days off for our wedding anniversary this year, having come up with a fairly simple idea, which is all I’m capable of when it comes to events like that. Anniversaries,…

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Christmas In Almost February

January 30, 2017
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Winter almost beat the Hunter family Christmas celebration. Almost. But in the end we celebrated, if only a month or so late. First there was illness. Then work schedules. Then more illness. Then weather. Illness.…

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Fun With Inaugurations (No, not THIS inauguration!)

January 18, 2017
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This is inauguration month. You probably didn’t realize this, unless you’re one of the few people who followed the 2016 Presidential election. I mean, who paid attention to that? It was the single nastiest election…

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