Author: Terry Anker

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: AgriNovus Indiana

The highest point in our state seemed like the perfect place to launch an initiative aimed at examining the ag-related biosciences and business in Indiana. A sizable assemblage of agribusiness, biotech and information technology...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: Agri Culture

At a recent dinner, I was introduced to the speakers’ podium with a reference to my rural roots. “Believe it or not,” it was declared with a grin, “Terry grew up farming.” Raised in...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: In human

“And man, whose heav’n-erected face; The smiles of love adorn, – Man’s inhumanity to man; Makes countless thousands mourn!” observed famed Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1784. Mankind has long inflicted an abundance of...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: Hope for not-for-profits?

This month the charitable industry’s stand, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, published it extensive review of giving in America. For the past two years, it has been collecting data from a variety of sources and...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: The good new days

Long-ago, rock concerts joined the prohibited list. Trying to squeeze a few more bucks out of the monthly budget, we had kids who would soon-enough need money for college, for trips, and for all...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: Periodic review

]Against the dramatic backdrop of the nation’s debate about the extension of traditional marriage rights to same sex domestic partnerships, divorce rates among heterosexuals are skyrocketing. Even as I was pleased to see close...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: No hick or rednecks here

As the initial draft of this column is written, we are careening down the highway returning from a highly successful Indy Chamber Leadership Exchange with the City of Nashville, Tenn. Certainly, these trips afford...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: Naturally strange

Carolyn and I committed that when our kids headed off to college that we would encourage them to adapt to the new life and resist the temptation, at least for a while, to return...

Cropped Anker, Terry 0

Opinion: Envying aspiration

In preparation for an upcoming trip to Mumbai, the film “Slumdog Millionaire” finally made it onto my Netflix queue. It tells the story of a young, desperately unprivileged boy struggling to find his way...

Cropped Anker, Terry 1

Opinion: Hong Kong Phooey

He introduced himself when we met, but I didn’t bother to commit his name to memory.  Sharing a ride to the airport, the chance we’d meet again after this 45 minutes was likely zero;...