The Amazing Elkhart Race

Originally posted in the Summer of 2017: Just days before the race, we got an invite for a team entry into the Amazing Elkhart Race from our friend, Paula Turk, of Stone Soup Promotions. Another team signed up but wasn’t able to compete so she offered their entry to us. We were able to rally […]

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The Game that Keeps Charging Forward

We are basketball fans. The game draws us in as participants in the success of our team that thrives from roaring crowds to never give up. We shout our encouragement, disagreements, and pure noise just to see the players come one point closer to winning. Whether the team has had a season of wins or […]

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17 Minutes for 17 Victims

On March 17th, 2018, high school students across the nation walked out of school in protest of gun violence on theĀ one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Florida school shooting. At 10:00 am, a group of Elkhart Central High School students chose to stand up with their generation for the #NationalWalkoutDay by remembering the lives of 17 […]

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Hamilton: A Story Worth Telling

How does Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father in U.S. History become the inspiration for a hip-hop musical on Broadway? The face of the ten-dollar bill, somewhat forgotten, reappears with fresh words as the narrative of an orphaned immigrant who overcame adversity and joined a revolution to build a new nation. Lin-Manuel Miranda recognized the attributes […]

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Our Loyal Companion

As I slowly turn the key and press forward, a friendly face peeks through the crack in the door. She doesn’t run through but simply backs up so that I can step inside and say hello. I pick up the bundle of fur and prop her over my shoulder so she can sniff my nose […]

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Michiana Pickleball January Mixer

The Michiana Pickleball Association held a club mixer this weekend at ICE Athletic Center in Mishawaka, Indiana. Pickleball members were invited to bring a potluck dish and their paddles for a few hours of open play on a Saturday night. Included in the annual membership fee of only $12.00, the mixers are available to club […]

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Big City Lights

Visiting New York has been on my wishlist ever since I was a kid with starry eyes admiring the skaters at Rockefeller Center and the lights of Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I could only imagine what the Big Apple might be like as the crazy, magical place that flashed through our TV set […]

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