Category: Terry Anker

Cropped Anker, Terry

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

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

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

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

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

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;...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: The long and winding road

Most times, the taxi driver simply ignores his patrons after the short negotiation of place and rate. Too often, once in the car the passenger can expect the driver to take a phone call...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Manners expose character

Crass, boorish behavior that was once the hallmark of the uneducated and uninitiated has found its way into the halls of wealth and power. To be fair, it was probably always there to some...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Generally true

With the recent if-not-surprising revelation that perennial candidate Joe Hogsett has set out to pursue his desire to become the chief executive officer of the City of Indianapolis, political pundits and media outlets (hungry...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: An organized community

Beheadings. Blood in the streets. Riots. Governments out of control. With the daily updates from news gathers here at home and globally, we are steeped our inhumanity to one another. Our President, commenting on...