August 28, 2015

I am too young to be a ``Flower Child,'' but old enough to remember the iconic image the term came from in 1967.

 

 

It was a photo by French photographer Marc Riboud.

That's according to the Smithsonian magazine's wonderful story on the capturing of that image of then 17-...

August 27, 2015

Indiana has its proposed waterfowl seasons out. It is yet another year with liberal limits.

 

Photo is from Willow Slough a few years ago before the big flights of ducks arrived.

 

Here is the word from the Indiana DNR:

 

DNR proposes regular-season 2015 waterfowl season dat...

August 25, 2015

It has been 41 years (and a few days) already since Philippe Petit walked a wire between the World Trade Center buildings. The walk was Aug. 7, 1974.

Let that sink in a bit. I said World Trade Center buildings.

 

A 2008 documentary on his walk, ``Man on Wire,'' won an Aca...

August 20, 2015

The Michigan City Charter Boat Association will host an information meeting and public forum about Lake Michigan with Indiana Department of Natural Resources staff at 6 tonight at Skwait American Legion, 121 S. Skwait Legion Ave., Michigan City, Ind.

 

This meeting has k...

August 17, 2015

One of those mornings where time feels like the water rushing through the chute on the Fox River at Yorkville or over the Kankakee dam on the Kankakee River.

 

A rush to get somewhere, anywhere.

 

Our second son starts college this morning.

 

Can't quite wrap my head around...

August 12, 2015

 

As many families do in the summer mine recently returned from our summer vacation. I can

certainly appreciate as I get older my own childhood family vacations, simply because of how...

August 12, 2015

No, Steve Earle did not redo the 1976 hit of 10cc.

 

Once was bad enough for ``Things  We Do for Love.''

 

No, I meant daily love. Such as my wife knowing I love (in a different sense) Steve Earle. She works at library. At a clean-out bin giveaway, she found Earle's novel,...

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