About Me – Charlotte A. Weybright
I own an older home in the West Central historic district in Fort Wayne, Indiana, directly across from the St. Marys River. I have four grown sons and nine grandchildren - five granddaughters and four grandsons.
I enjoy working on my home and gardening, and I enjoy all types of crafts. I have my own library, now approaching 1,000 books. I am also a vegetarian and have been since 1990.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University and a Juris Doctorate from the Valparaiso University School of Law.
I enjoy the political scene with all of its passions and faults. Writing is one of my favorite activities, but it seems that I never have as much time as I would like to devote to the task.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog.
Charlotte A. Weybright
“We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”
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Category Archives: History
The Redevelopment Commission has taken aim at an entire block of West Central homes located near Parkview Field. Twelve of the 13 homes are either rentals or are vacant – owned by absentee landlords who have simply allowed them to … Continue reading
I recently drove to Florida and took a detour to Alabama to see three civil rights memorials which had been on my mind for quite some time: 1) the Birmingham, Alabama, location of the jail where Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading
Quick – think of things that are done in the middle of the night. A third shift job? Breaking into a home? A little lovey-dovin? Halloween pranks? Now, another, quite unusual activity can be added to that fairly short list … Continue reading
I am not shy about my love of books. I have my own library of somewhere around 800 books, and I don’t intend to stop anytime soon. I love to stop in at Borders and browse the bargain books, and … Continue reading
Kosovo is on the verge of declaring its independence from Serbia: a momentous occasion, yet most Americans will be too absorbed in the current political scene to pay any attention. Many will be thinking about whether or not Obama lacks … Continue reading
Conscription is a system to provide manpower to be used in the armed forces. In the United States, conscription was introduced in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 1863 Enrollment Act permitted draftees to hire paid substitutes … Continue reading
Zoning officials today are caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to siting cellular-phone towers or other antenna installations. Although legally, local authorities cannot refuse them or attempt to design zoning regulations based on health effects, … Continue reading
Yes, the Three rivers Festival Parade will once again grace our fair neighborhood. The last time the parade wound its way through West Central was 2002. The next year was the Flood of 2003, and Thieme Drive, the route of … Continue reading
Quite some time ago, I wrote about Thieme Drive and the St. Marys River, both of which are within a few dozen feet of my front door. In July 2003, we experienced what was labeled a “100-year” flood event with … Continue reading