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.
Tag Archives: Fort Wayne
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
One of Fort Wayne’s best-kept secrets is Curly’s Village Inn on Bluffton Road. Well, maybe not so well kept to those of us who visit the quaint Irish pub. The owner, Mary Armstrong, and her partner, Irishman Dudley O’Carroll, lend … Continue reading
Holy “Your house doesn’t cost enough to live in my neighborhood.” Perhaps a new subdivision should carry the name “The Snobs of West County Line Road” instead of all those cutesy names like the “Oaks of”, the “Bends of”, the … Continue reading
As the winter deepens, as the cold chills to the bone, as the wind bites the exposed skin, as the sky drops measures of snow, sleet, and ice, and as gray clouds block the sun day after day, I pause … Continue reading
The City is looking to step-up its demolition program to combat what it “defines” as urban blight. By the destruction of selected homes in specific areas of the urban core, the City hopes – and I use the word lightly … Continue reading
The proposed Calhoun Street reconstruction into a two-way avenue provides no solution to the downtown’s traffic problems. The two-block stretch which is to be converted to two-way traffic in a $1,000,000 + project, will restructure the street for two whole … Continue reading
For the last several years I kept thinking I would take the helicopter ride that comes with the Three Rivers Festival, but I never got around to it. Boy, what was I thinking! Today, I finally made the time to … Continue reading
The interstate system – championed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower and the automobile manufacturers – was created by the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The system today consists of 46,876 miles of multi-lane highways criscrossing our country. Fort Wayne has … Continue reading