27 April 2022

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Imperfect democracy offers promises

Imperfect democracy offers promises


I recall many years ago, while cleaning out a closet in my home, finding a brightly colored Easter egg that had been hidden in the bottom of a rain bo...
02 March 2022

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Communication key for co-existence

Communication key for co-existence


With the warming air, you might be hearing those first precious song bird calls of spring. A pair of pigeons have taken up residency right outside ...
26 January 2022

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Libraries more than just books

Libraries more than just books


Who would have guessed that in January 2022 we would still need to take precautionary action and stay away from crowds to avoid the dreaded coronaviru...
23 November 2021

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Be a positive force for better tomorrow

Be a positive force for better tomorrow


Each day we are bombarded with news that details the trials and tribulations of the hour: tragedies at public events, COVID-19 infections and deaths, ...
27 October 2021

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Traditions still key to strong communities

Traditions still key to strong communities


I recently ran across a newspaper column I had written on Oct. 18, 2006. As I read it, I realized its message was as urgent today as it was 15 years a...
15 September 2021

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Finding a sense of community

Finding a sense of community


Who knows what contributed to the over-the-top attendance at the outdoor arts fair in Indianapolis on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. There have been so man...
28 July 2021

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Changing conditions call for staying connected

Changing conditions call for staying connected


Judy O'Bannon My husband Don and I have been quarantined and isolated down at our farm west of Corydon for more than a year and a half now. Since we ...
23 June 2021

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Native Americans’ practices may provide insight

Native Americans’ practices may provide insight


The heat of this past week has really brought “global warming” issues home. It has been just plain unpleasant and results in me being non-producti...
26 May 2021

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Use today to make difference for tomorrow

Use today to make difference for tomorrow


Just a few days until Memorial Day. We often think of it as the start of our summer activities. No more cold weather. Instead, vacations, gardens and ...
28 April 2021

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Humans not only players in web of life

Humans not only players in web of life


Wow! Did Mother Nature throw us a curve ball last week. Just as we were buying plants for our gardens and preparing for the Kentucky Derby’s outdoor...