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Thank you, President Bush 0

Thank you, President Bush

From the “Moderate” Side by Jim Blessing   Although I tend to be a supporter of Democratic presidential candidates, I recognize there have also been strong Republican presidents including Presidents Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and...

Bohde 0

4-H’ers sign-up deadline is Friday

Midnight Friday is the deadline for Hamilton County’s returning 4-H’ers in grades 3 through 12 to re-enroll in the 4-H Program for 2013. 4-H is an informal educational program in which youth “Learn by...

Every group needs a leader 0

Every group needs a leader

I asked, well really told, both my kids to pick up the toys in the toy room before bed. The next morning, the toys lay strewn across the floor unmoved from the previous night....

Don’t leave your participles hanging 0

Don’t leave your participles hanging

I heard a new accusation about Hoosiers recently: Apparently, we love our dangling participles. Furthermore, it’s been alleged that our grammatical dalliances are infecting the rest of the country. The nerve of the accusation,...

Telecommuters, are you covered? 0

Telecommuters, are you covered?

Question from Abbey G. from Noblesville: My office allows me to work from home when I need to. Are there any insurance issues I need to worry about?                                       Response from Jamie Ianigro: If...

Powder room can be daring 0

Powder room can be daring

The term “powder room” actually dates back to the 18th century when many aristocrats would build a small room in their home where people could take a break from the big party and get...

Bring home bright leather 0

Bring home bright leather

One of the hottest trends in the home furnishing industry is intensely colored leather. Before you ask the anticipated question, “Where did you find a cow that color?” be assured that it is just...

LIFE-Phipps 0

Simple spring-time creations

I love crafts that I can do with my kids. First, because it gives us something to do that we all love and enjoy working on. Second, when kids can accomplish tasks like this...