I was raised in the small town of South Whitley just 25 miles west of Fort Wayne and moved to Fort Wayne almost 25 years ago. I now live in the historic West Central Neighborhood of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
I am retired and love gardening, crafts of all kinds, working on my home, and collecting books for my small library.
I have loved politics for decades and have a B.A. in Political Science and a J.D.
Category Archives: Energy
Monaco Coach, the country’s leading producer of diesel motor homes, has announced it will close plants in Elkhart, Nappanee, and Wakarusa. The closures will displace 1400 workers – about one-third of the company’s work force. Monaco Coach will re-locate some … Continue reading
The United States is divided into Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts – better known as PADDs. The system was created during World War II to better organize petroleum-derived fuels and their distribution. The districts are still used to day for … Continue reading
The oil companies are about to get what they have so artfully been working to gain all along – the right to drill just about anywhere they darn well please. The price of gas has driven the American public to … Continue reading
Parkview North is deserting the eastern side of the city for the northeast DuPont area of Allen County. The project, which is to begin in a couple of months, has been in the works for almost five years and, no … Continue reading
Green buildings have become the force “de jour” with many companies retrofitting their buildings to save energy and become part of the new “green” revolution. The Chicago Merchandise Mart has gone green, retrofitting all its 4,000,000 square feet to be … Continue reading
King George must be feeling somewhat chagrined these days. He has literally had his way trampling on civil rights and liberties with little repurcussions from the Democrats. But half a world away, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has handed … Continue reading
George W. Bush speaks with a forked tongue; he speaks dishonestly, and he does it so well. His trip to the Middle East, while giving him an opportunity to strut around with the various heads of government, has also given … Continue reading
I have to admit, I was not happy and still am not happy with Daylight Saving Time. And, just to clarify, it is “Daylight Saving Time” not “Daylight Savings Time.” I was just fine and dandy with never having to … Continue reading
Okay – I couldn’t help myself after finding out the vote was even more lopsided than originally reported. It was not 387-26; it was 399-24 according to an article by Slyvia Smith over at JG. So here is the “official” … Continue reading