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: Statues and Monuments
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
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
I visited the Franklin D. Roosevelt memorial when I was in Washington, DC a couple of weeks ago. The memorial is long and spread out with insets containing the statues and exhibits of the memorial. The first “cubby-hole” of the … Continue reading
On March 26, 1982, ground was formally broken for the Vietnam War Memorial – known to many of us as just “The Wall.” The Memorial Wall is made up of two black granite walls 246 feet 9 inches long, designed … Continue reading