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Opinion: The home improvement effect

I’m sitting in my “dining” room amidst what feels like a garage sale. To my right are a dresser from my son’s room and a fake bamboo tree from the front serves-no-purpose-whatsoever room.  To...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: How sweet it is

At Phil Miller’s house in Greenfield, it’s “Sugar” this and “Sugar” that, but Phil is not sweet-talking his wife Terry of 36 years. (He has another nickname for her he won’t divulge.) He is...

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...

Andy

Column: Thoughts from Andy

I like David Russ.  He’s a neighbor and a personal friend of mine.  I’d love to see Dave elected to the Indiana House from my district.  Unfortunately, the biggest obstacle in his way is...

Youngblood

Column: Why have a primary care doctor?

Commentary by Lisa Youngblood, MD, IU Health Physicians Northside Adult & Pediatrics You may need to see a doctor if you’re ill or injured, but what if you’re not? Some people who are in apparent good...

Barcelona’s Park Güell is the site of several Gaudi works, including this house, undulating benches and a Barcelona must-see, the mosaic salamander. (Photo by Lana Bandy)

Column: Gaudi in Barcelona

Commentary by Lana Bandy In a city where there’s a gorgeous building on every street, one Barcelona architect has captured the attention of visitors from all over the world. Antoni Gaudi’s whimsical work is...

Fall weather is considerably more favorable and predictable than spring, prompting patio projects, lanais, fireplaces and pergolas to be installed more timely and under friendly conditions. (Submitted photo)

Column: Don’t delay, fall is the time

There’s a couple of cool his and her urban cruisers that I’ve been eyeing at a favorite bike shop. Very European in feel and design. Soft leather, comfortable spring seats with wheel-activated lighting and...

A- List actor Robert Downey Jr. known for "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes" waltzed in the theater and shocked the paying audience on Oct. 4. Current’s film guru Amy Pauszek was there to meet him. (Photo by Danny Yount, of Carmel)

Hollywood comes to Indiana

Commentary by Amy Pauszek There was excitement in the air at the AMC Theaters on Oct. 4 when Hollywood came to Indiana. The 23rd annual Heartland Film Festival started off with a bang at...