Category: Terry Anker

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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;...

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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...