It’s a question of what we value.
And what we don’t.
At the time of his presidency, 1989-1993, George H.W. Bush's reputation was bolstered by his strong leadership in foreign policy and tainted by a staggering economy.
As an American, President Bush gave us a vibrant model of how to live and serve. When time comes to teach civics to my grandchildren, he will be our point of light.
Dorothy Drummond met people all over this sphere we call Earth, traveling to more than 80 countries. She didn't keep those experiences to herself. Dorothy shared them with thousands through her teaching, writing and advocacy for geography literacy and hunger relief. She wanted folks, young and old, to understand their surroundings and those of people thousands of miles away.
Imagine it is very late one wintry night. There is a knock at your door. "Who could it be at this hour?" you wonder. Another knock. You rouse yourself from your warm bed, then pull on your heavy robe. Who is it?
It's not too late to get a vaccination
The dreaded flu virus hasn't taken hold yet this season, but that doesn't mean it isn't lurking, ready to exploit a weakened populace and wreak havoc in families, workplaces and entire communities.
A lifetime ago, it seems, I talked with conservative commentator William F. Buckley Jr. about President George H. W. Bush’s political travails.
It's so nice when everyone agrees. There's no need for debating or arguing or going through the hassle of gathering more information.
Outsiders may think of Terre Haute as an arts-and-culture getaway destination, just like other Hoosier towns such as Bloomington, Columbus, West Lafayette, Carmel, Noblesville, Nashville and Madison.The tricky part is getting the insiders to also see
Challenges are plenty, but support is meritedRumors of plans to build a casino in Terre Haute have brewed since Indiana legalized that form of gambling in the early 1990s.A quarter-century later, there is still no casino here. Such is the validity of
Challenges are plenty, but support is merited
Rumors of plans to build a casino in Terre Haute have brewed since Indiana legalized that form of gambling in the early 1990s.
As I watched events unfold these past few days in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, one image kept recurring.
That of a cat playing with a trapped mouse.
Terre Haute retiree Rick Guriel's collection of old cars and parts caught "American Pickers" crew's attention, following a tip from one of his relatives. Two weeks ago, Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their film team visited Guriel's garage, brimming with restoration-ready relics.
No matter what the law provides, the general rule is pedestrians have the right of way. No mystery here: it’s the law of gross tonnage. When a motor vehicle and a pedestrian collide, the human body obviously has the most to lose.
Six-year-old Eden Hoppes always wanted to be a Cub Scout. She attended meetings since she was 4-years-old and wanted to do things that Brownies and Girl Scouts don’t do, things like shooting BB guns, shooting archery and tying knots.