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November 24th, 2010
There are plenty of reasons to see through the glass darkly in late November. You don’t need me to remind you what they are.
But there are also good reasons why it’s become an American tradition to say thanks amid the gathering darkness.
On this holiday, I’m grateful for a few small-time heroes.
I call them “small-time” not because their heroism is petty or unworthy. It’s just that their kind of everyday valor goes largely unnoticed.
I got to thinking about that when I attended a wedding at the Waybury Inn this past summer.
Last Saturday night, I decided to move a full-size mattress — and box spring — up a flight of stairs in a narrow hallway. Alone.
Why do I do these things? Where was the voice of reason saying, “Many hands make light work?"
It was being drowned out by the voice of optimism, which kept shouting, “You can do this! Probably!”
My husband and daughter were gone for the evening, and I thought I would surprise her by moving out her no-longer-wanted single bunk beds and moving in the double bed some friends had brought over earlier that day.
December 31st, 1969
November 15th, 2010
The Fall 2010 Pet Styles section features Addison County's own resident sugar gliders. These tiny, exotic pets are sure to win you over!
Tune into our AddyIndy Audiocast interview with the owners of the gliders as they tell the story behind acquiring the spunky little pets. Ever heard of glider crabbing? Well, you're about to!
So, you lost at fantasy baseball this year and you’re itching to have a second chance, but the spring seems so far away. Here’s an immediate substitute. Let’s call it political baseball.
December 31st, 1969
November 10th, 2010
On the Ball: Panther Field Hockey Catches a Cabrini
Six points is an off day for, say, the Fair Haven football team against Middlebury Union High School in a Division II semifinal.
Six goals in a field hockey game? Well, that’s another story.
But that’s what the Middlebury College field hockey team racked up on Wednesday afternoon against overmatched Colonial States Athletic Conference champion Cabrini, which drove a long way from near Philadelphia to absorb a 6-0 loss in a first-round NCAA Division III tournament game.
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