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Government’s nose in the kids’ business Truth: We offer paid and unpaid internships to a select number of college students each year, because we want them to experience the editorial model by which we produce these newspapers. We’re trying to shape the future of community journalism, one intern at a time. Unemployment among those in the internship-age pool is at 16 percent. If we can do anything to help those get into the industry on solid footing, we certainly will do so. The U.S. Labor Department couldn’t possibly care less that we still consider ourselves a startup. It wants to force us, and the rest of the domestic business arena, to pay the unpaid as we do the others. We can’t do that on our budget – and unlike the federal government, we stick to the conventions of our financial plan. We actually believed the feds

would appreciate us trying to help the unpaid privilege, and we need new blood to show interns at least get a leg up as they prepare that. Sadly, it could come down to campaign to enter the job market. How Labor’s mesfinancing, and Burton has a stash. One of the sage actually helps youthful journalists hone challengers, we hope, will have enough firemarketable employment attributes is a stunpower and gas money to get around Hamilton County and convince voters that it is, indeed, ning puzzle. The ones who work for Current Publishing are gathering experience and time for a freshman representative from our samples for their portfolios they might not district. Our county’s voters CAN make a difotherwise would have been able to attain. ference. We hope they do. Brian Kelly & Steve Greenberg 5124.17.MQ.Current Magazine(Island)-04:Layout 1 4/7/10 2:25 PM Page 1 ••• It’s time for a change in service of Indiana’s fifth Congressional district. Dan Burton – again - is the incumbent in this race, and we beSave up to $3,420 off a NEW Trane Air Conditioning System lieve he has served far longer with Manufacturer & Utility Rebates, State and Federal Tax Credits and Special “Zero” Financing! than reasonable. Holding Save Money and the Environment. that seat is not a right, it’s a ✓ Trane Consumer Rebate (up to $1,000) The EPA encourages homeowners to use ENERGY STAR products. ✓ Federal Tax Credits (30% of the They use less energy, save money, Purchase Price up to $1,500) and help protect the environment. ✓ Indiana Energy Star Rebate We Repair and Maintain (up to $500) All Major Brands ✓ Indiana Utility Rebates (up to $420)

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We all need family bonding time was seated in the far rear seat of the family truckster en route to a far-away beach destination. His only company was our crated five-month-old puppy, Rex. Much to the consternation of both (dog and owner), the trip was not proceeding well. Our vet is fond of saying that dogs express stress though their gastro-intestinal systems. Suffice it to say, this outing convinced us of that fact.  But on this trip, in spite of considerable agitation, our eldest calmly and without fanfare worked to clean what was undoubtedly a dirty carrier and dog – several times –  and, putting aside his own discomfort, tried to calm the pet. It led to a good conversation about the care and feeding of human babies. Without hours together, we would have missed it – and that made the drive worthwhile.    Terry Anker is an associate editor of Current Publishing, LLC. You may e-mail him at terry@currentincarmell. com.

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COMMENTARY By Terry Anker Each time we travel together on a family vacation, we learn something about each other. That, perhaps more than any other reason, is why we continue to make the effort to take them. It is certainly not without difficulty that we travel with generations ranging from Grandma to grade school (do we shop at outlets or go race gocarts?). But with some effort and empathy, we manage to find middle ground.  Maybe it is precisely the time that passes between them that makes them magical. Each year, so much has changed. Children mature, and adults transform at a rate seldom noticed on an hourly interval. But when measured in months, the differences are brought into high contrast.  Among the many wonderful things that came to light in this family jaunt was the budding compassion of our eldest. Long suffering from a stomach prone to reaction brought on by strong odors and all things “gross,” he barely survived the diaper stage for his younger brother. But on this trip, he

Don’t be saddened by Bar Louie’s abrupt closing Editor: I actually laughed out loud when I read the April 6 article about the closing of Bar Louie (“Bar Louie abruptly closes”). Good riddance! I am overjoyed to see this establishment finally shut down.  A little background information: Bar Louie originally opened in Clay Terrace as the Red Star Tavern, and my husband was the chef.  His first “assignment” was to drive with a few of the other new managers to a Red Star Tavern location in Omaha, Neb. to shut the restaurant down just two days before Christmas.  The employees had no idea what was happening until my husband and the others arrived

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with a moving van to clean out the restaurant of equipment and supplies to be used for the location in Carmel. You hit the nail on the head with your assessment that this is “pathetic” (“From the Backshop,” April 6). I am happy to see them go. This is a company of questionable business practices, unworthy of our patronage. I am saddened that so many folks are now out of work and will find it challenging to find work in the restaurant industry. That is the tragedy here. Amy Patton Carmel

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It is our position that we Americans should remember to make the display of our national flag an important part of our summer ritual. As Butler Bulldogs signage is still hanging in shop windows around town, we are reminded that Old Glory is all-too-often neglected in our collective “brand identity.” Shouldn’t we all include an American flag as a part if the plan for our offices and homes? Yet many of us, even when we are happy to hoist a banner for a local sports team, neglect the colors of our country.  Certainly the lack of a flag prominently displayed does not necessarily correspond with a failure of patriotism. But it does imply a lack of attention to the matter. When national holidays loom or an international crisis brews, we remember the home team. But this year, we should work to make flag display and presentation a part of our spring cleaning and preparation. Reminders of America cannot be confined to date-specific retail holidays. Consider a flagpole and appropriate lighting when working on a landscape plan. Consider the Stars & Stripes when decorating an office. It is always in good taste. And it is always the right thing to do. 

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It is our position that, in the words of a famed Hoosier poet and singer, you’ve got to stand for something or you will fall for anything. Many credit Seymour, Ind. native John “Cougar” Mellencamp for bringing that truism into pithy light. Others debate the specific origins of the phrase. (We like Peter Marshall, a U.S. Senate Chaplain during WWII, for praying, “Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for, because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.”) Today, we are locked in debate between often conflicting desires to protect liberty and provide for the weak. The important message, whether from an ‘80s rocker or ‘40s bureaucrat, is that we must express our view. Routinely, we decide our own unworthiness to cast a vote. Driven by a lack of data or understanding, we simply “give” our vote to those who have bothered to become informed. Well, now is our chance. The spring election remains weeks away. Read about candidates. Check out their Web sites.  Call them if you have time. But we must become informed and vote.   

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Every week, we will print a portion of the U.S. Constitution, followed by a portion of the Indiana Constitution. We encourage you to benchmark government policies against these bedrock documents. Today: the U.S. Constitution.. Amendment 3 – No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. Amendment 4 – The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the

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place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Amendment 5 – No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

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Carmel resident Will Austin’s organization provides transportation to those who can’t afford it By Kevin Kane Current in Carmel Operating out of a self-storage garage and a small office in Indianapolis, a nonprofit organization Austin started by a Carmel resident is addressing transportation needs around the world. Carmel’s Will Austin started the Institute of Affordable Transportation 10 years ago, bouncing around borrowed and donated office space in Carmel and Indianapolis before IAT landed at its current home near 71st Street. The organization essentially has one goal: to provide efficient and affordable transportation to areas that don’t have, but desperately need it. The easiest way to do this, Austin found, was to create a new type of vehicle. Austin’s criteria for a suitable vehicle essentially eliminated anything else on the market. Anything IAT ships overseas needs to be fuel efficient, carry a lot of weight, traverse rugged terrains and be easy to operate – all for under $3,000. IAT’s solution was to create what it has termed a Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV), which is typically little more than a salvaged Chevrolet S-10 frame underneath a bed of treated deck boards, a small diesel engine and a simple, custom-made front end. The ultra-light vehicle is slow but has a 1,200-pound payload. With 95 percent fewer parts than a typical vehicle, it can be maintained by nearly anyone, anywhere. “We’re trying to help people help themselves,” Austin said. “We want to be focused on providing sustainable solutions.”

Mike Pratt, another Carmel resident and a BUV Ministry board member, said IAT has provided roughly 100 vehicles to villages in 19 countries. But not all of those 100 vehicles are the same. Because the vehicles are made to order, variations of the BUV can be made depending on the vehicle’s use. Specialty vehicles include ones intended to be primarily used as farm and irrigation equipment, ambulances, school buses and dump trucks, among others. Not only does the BUV provide reliable transportation and make work easier, it can also generate revenue. While some BUVs need to be assembled by hired hands upon arrival, nearly all provide multiple jobs to their users when up and running. Most commonly, BUVs are used as taxis and delivery vehicles. Regardless of its use, Pratt said a BUV is intended to raise the quality of life for people in developing nations much like the way the automobile’s introduction improved life in the United States nearly a century earlier. “What the Model T did for transportation in America, we’re trying to do in third-world countries,” Pratt said. Most BUVs are purchased by private donors and churches, with a suggested retail price of about $3,000 apiece. The organization or individual purchasing a vehicle, Austin said, usually is doing so to provide it for a friend working overseas

Each year, college students are challenged to design and build their own Basic Utility Vehicles for a competition at Purdue University. The vehicles are tested through various courses carrying significant weight, with the creators of the best design winning a prize. This year’s competition is April 17 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 3940 W. 121st St. in Zionsville.

as a missionary. For both the missionary and the village, Austin said the donation provides so much more than a simple check. “We’re supporting the people on the front lines,” he said. “People want to do something that’s more than just giving money. They want to give something that keeps on giving.” Austin himself has donated all his time to these efforts, building and shipping BUVs as his full-time job. Now a decade old with a small staff and permanent location, Austin’s organization is poised to continue growing and expanding its influence to more countries around the world. But the idea to start IAT, he said, came in an instant. “The Lord just laid it on my heart one day,” he said.

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Basic Utility vehicles have an average payload of 1,200 pounds, but with a much smaller engine and a third of the weight of most pickups, they’re much more fuel efficient. The diesel-fueled BUV can get up to 50 miles per gallon on pavement, according to a 2008 test performed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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DISPATCHES » Auditions for “How I Learned to Drive” – Carmel Community Players is holding auditions for “How I Learned to Drive” April 18 at 6 p.m. at the Carmel Community Playhouse (14299 Clay Terrace Boulevard #140). Rehearsals will be throughout May with performances June 3-13. For more information, visit carmelplayers.org/auditions.   » Grand opening ceremony – Northview Church will hold the grand opening of its new 2,000-seat auditorium April 17 and 18. A special service is planned, which will include a surprise guest performance. Services are 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 17, and 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on April 18.  » Mayor’s breakfast for scouting – Reservations are being accepted for the annual Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting April 22 at 7:15 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Mansion at Oak Hill. There is no charge for the event, but donations are encouraged. To make a reservation, call 317813-7127 by April 15.   » Postcard Collecting & Appraisals – On April 170 at 3 p.m. in the Carmel Clay Public Library Program Room, Harley Sheets, president of the Indianapolis Postcard Club, will give a postcard presentation on the hobby, history and value of postcards. After the presentation, he will take questions and give free appraisals. The program is free, but registration is encouraged. For details, call 317-844-3362.

Commentary By Danielle Wilson You know what absolutely drives me crazy? When my kids complain about how their siblings or friends aren’t playing nice: “My brother called me stupid!” “My sister hit me!” “My best friend is being mean!” It’s become so common around our house that, barring blood or the use of the “F” word, my husband and I have declared a moratorium on parental intervention. “Don’t be a victim!” we cry. In other words, stick up for yourself and don’t let others take advantage of you. And for the love of Diet Coke, stop expecting Mommy and Daddy to fight your battles! The first time we took this approach was when our oldest was around five. His BFF was a little older and a bit bigger. Our son used to come home in tears after being bullied. We were certain his friend wasn’t intending to hurt him, but just didn’t know his own strength or our son’s sensitive nature. He was five also, for goodness’ sake. So we told our son the next time his friend hit him to punch him back as hard as he could. And guess what? They’ve been best friends ever since and we’ve never had another incident. It seems that as soon as his friend realized he couldn’t push our son around without getting himself hurt, bullying wasn’t worth it. Both our boys have done pretty well with the “Don’t be a victim” approach, but we haven’t had as much luck with our daughters – could be the natural tendencies of girls and boys, or maybe just their personalities. Regardless, our girls continue to run to us for a ruling and sentencing rather than handle it on their own. But now when my youngest comes crying about how her butthole sister just hijacked her favorite skirt, we listen politely and then say, “Don’t be a victim, Maddie! Go get that skirt back!” And she does.

I think my older daughter is struggling because she’s receiving mixed messages. Her elementary school has been drilling students with the “no fighting” rule pretty hard over the last few months. Contrary to what we say, she’s supposed to find an adult if she gets hit or called a name. And I do agree with this rule in most circumstances. But if a teacher or a parent isn’t around, I believe she has the right to defend herself. If somebody pushes her down, I expect her to fight back. If someone calls her a name, I hope she returns a zinger. Basically, I want my daughter to have the confidence of knowing she can handle situations on her own and that she’s strong enough, emotionally and physically, to stand up to bullies. Because the reality is, there won’t always be someone to save her. Since our Don’t Be a Victim campaign commenced, we’ve noticed a few unexpected results. For one, our kids have begun accepting responsibility for their own roles in confrontations. Without Mom and Dad around, they’re forced to consider how their actions contributed to that retaliatory slap or name-calling and they think twice before prolonging the conflict. Our kids are also figuring out that fighting back proves more of a deterrent than tattle-tailing, and that working it out amongst themselves is more beneficial to everyone in the long run. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” If we can get our kids to believe that, to know that they don’t have to be victims, then I think we’ll have done a good job as parents. Peace out.

Danielle Wilson is a Carmel resident and contributing columnist. You may e-mail her at danielle@ currentincarmel.com.

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Sexual-assault victim to share horrors and advice in Prevail-sponsored event By Martha Allan Current in Carmel At 17, Angela Rose was abducted at knifepoint in the parking lot of a suburban Chicago shopping mall, where she worked. She was sexually assaulted, then released. Rose “People have an idea in their minds of how people should respond to going through something like that,” said Rose, now 31 and the executive director of PAVE – Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment – which she founded in 2001. “Everybody reacts differently and people need to realize that there’s a whole spectrum of emotions that people go through. Obviously, not everyone is going to react the same way.” In her presentation, “Fairness, Dignity, Respect,” Rose will talk about sexual violence to parents and teens at Carmel High School from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 20. Her appearance is sponsored by Prevail, a Noblesville-based organization for Hamilton County, during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The program is free and open to the public.

If you go … What: Angel Rose: “Fairness, Dignity, Respect.” When: 7-8:30 p.m., April 20. Where: Carmel High School cafeteria, 520 E. Main St., Carmel. Admission: Free.

The topic is particularly timely in light of an alleged February hazing incident involving three Carmel High School basketball players aboard a school bus carrying them back from a game. Carmel police released a report Feb. 22 on the allegations against the players, which included assault and criminal deviate conduct — a sex crime. The case is still under investigation by Carmel police. Rose said one of the biggest issues is the pervasive silence that surrounds sexual violence, as well as the victim-blaming. Another is that men as well as women can be victims of sexual assault. “We know that one in four girls and one in six boys, before the age of 18, are going to be sexually abused,” she said. “We can’t choose what happens to us in life, but we can certainly choose our response.”

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English Tea to feature changes for 10th anniversary By Kevin Kane Current in Carmel The Carmel Arts Council’s annual afternoon of elegance is approaching a milestone anniversary, but this year’s event will feature a notable change. Each year, the Arts Council’s English Silver Tea event provides four $1,500 scholarships to college-bound students skilled in the arts. One student will be awarded a scholarship for his or her abilities in the following areas: piano, creative writing, visual arts and performing arts. This year, however, those four students will be introduced to those in attendance for the first time. So far, three of the four scholarship recipients have been decided, but these names will not be announced until all four winners are selected.

Doreen Squire Ficara, executive director for the council, said that the students are not required to major in the arts in college. They are merely being rewarded for their current abilities and achievements. “We know very well you can’t make a living in arts as soon as you leave school,” she said. “We hope that they all continue in a minor way.” The English Tea will be held May 13 at The Ritz Charles. The event will last from 2 to 5:30 p.m., and tea will be served earlier than usual, leaving time for the scholarship recipients to be presented. Individual tickets and sponsor tables are still available, and those interested in attendhing can email Ficara at dsfcarmelarts@yahoo. com.

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Carmel corporate employees ‘step up’ COMMENTARY By Jeff Worrell Week after week, I try to shine a little light on your friends and neighbors who are doing good work for others – the people who identify a need and take action. The breed of people who “step up” and make things happen.   “Step Up” might sound familiar, as it is the commercial tagline used by our local insurance company and good corporate citizen, Conseco. This year, for the first time, the company took the Step Up concept and turned it into an awards program to recognize employee volunteers who give of their time and energy to their community. Partnering with national volunteer organization Jefferson Awards for Public Service, Conseco recognized seven people from the United States, with four honorees coming from the Carmel office.    Jo St. John was the overall award winner out of the seven honorees. She directs her positive energy toward Newborns in Need. Her group provides needed essentials for babies during the first 30-60 days of life to ensure they have strong and healthy starts. Jo has been a volunteer there since 2001 and now serves as president of the Indianapolis-area chapter. Her chapter is now serving 150 families per month, having secured more than 200,000 items for needy babies.  Donna Lewellen and John Reid give their precious spare time working on behalf of

the American Red Cross. Donna is on call 24/7 to respond to any disaster in the greater Indianapolis area, providing food, shelter, clothing and basic health care, plus emotional support when needed. In 2009, John Reid logged more than 570 volunteer hours serving the Hamilton County Disaster Action Team providing first aid and support at major outdoor events.  The fourth honoree from the Carmel branch is Paul Richard. He works for the Arthritis Foundation as the chairman of the Jingle Bell Run Team in 2008 and 2009. Under Paul’s leadership, Conseco’s team ranked in the top 25 fundraising teams in the nation, while at the same time serving as a member of the event planning committee.  Conseco CEO Jim Prieur said, “In 2009, Conseco employees donated more than 13,000 hours of volunteer service. The Step Up awards program honors their outstanding work as volunteers by offering up to $20,000 of annual cash grants to the community organizations where they volunteer.” Conseco employees certainly have done their part to “Step Up.” Will you? Jeff Worrell is a local business owner. He recognizes volunteers on “Connecting with Carmel” on cable channel 16. Contact him at jworrell@advantagemedical.com

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Carmel Symphony Orchestra the city’s best-kept secret COMMENTARY By Sue Finkam Seventy musicians gather approximately a dozen times a year to put on high-quality entertaining music for our community. Although the CSO draws capacity crowds at several of its classics or pops events, many Carmel-area residents are not familiar with the orchestra, its high artistic performance standards or its mission to educate youth about music and provide affordable symphonic concerts for our community. More than half of its 85 members are music educators and passionate about introducing youth to music. The CSO offers a Young Artist’s Competition and a special Family Fun Concert, where children and others young at heart are invited to sit on the stage with orchestra members to watch music being made right in front of their eyes. CSO members often hear that those unfamiliar with symphonic music feel intimidated to attend a concert or introduce their kids to the orchestra, feeling their enjoyment might be compromised by a lack of knowledge about orchestral music. However, those who are new to symphony orchestras don’t need to know

the composers, the instruments or the styles of music. They can just sit back and be enveloped by the music. A perfect opportunity to discover the joy of music presents itself April 17, as the CSO presents “Beethoven, Sibelius and Moyer,” featuring special guest Frederick Moyer. During more than 25 years as a full-time concert pianist, Moyer has established a vital musical career that has taken him to 41 countries and to such distant venues as Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Sydney Opera House and the Kennedy Center. Moyer’s enthusiasm, exacting artistry and adventurous programming have made him a favorite among audiences of all ages. Full disclosure: I’m a CSO board member. I welcome you to join us April 17 – and bring your children. Help us make a difference in our community through music education, as we celebrate the joy of the symphonic orchestra and the power of music to change lives.

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White is making a comeback in home decorating Commentary By Vicky Early Just as it seemed the world of interior decorating was firmly ensconced in deep and vibrant colors, white is knocking at the front door. The white-on-white pallet, once reserved for summer homes and shabby chic décor, is stunning in bedrooms that demand a timeless, serene feel. White on white in living space offers a sleek glamour last visited in the days of old Hollywood. The secret to the beauty of white in these settings is layers. Layers of shades of white, combined with textures and contrasts, develop the architectural beauty of a room. Although true white falls in the realm of question when defining color theory, I am using it as a color in the decorating sense. In fact, there are countless versions of white created by the addition of a tiny amount of another tone, such as umber, black, red, yellow and blue. Because the goal is to create anything but a sterile environment, most whites will be dressed up with hints of tint. If the idea of your white being tainted by tint is concerning, keep in mind most designers actually consider white a tint, not a color, but for our purposes we’ll consider it a color and discuss the tints you can put into it. A white with a hint of blue can create a cold appearance. An antique white or one with a touch of yellow or brown provides a softer, warmer glow. Tints of gray give you a modern,

edgy feel that balances beautifully with stark white accessories or trim. If you are not comfortable with the concept of faint tints in white, visit a paint store and pick up a variety of white paint samples. Study the nuances and see if the you can begin to see the bare visible undertones of tints. The names provided by the paint manufacturer might give you a hint. Keep in mind that in layering your whites, the undertones will get stronger as the size of the piece increases. Umber undertones will flow with warm golden undertones, but pink-ish whites will scream if placed next to an antique that is yellow and umber. Just imagine what the more saturated versions of your tints would look like together, and work from there. While a total white-on-white room can be a masterpiece, decorating with white can be as simple as adding a few fresh white touches to your already finished room with the following suggestions.

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One of my most versatile pieces of furniture ever was a white upholstered sofa. When soil showed its dirty face, I would simply clean it with a mild solution of detergent and water. It probably looked good for about 6-7 years, and then it was relegated to a bedroom.

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Accessories can be anything added to a space that provides interest and texture. My favorite is white is rich pottery, while iridescent white glass provides a luminous quality to a space. White is best used in collections – it is a bit too much of a contrast when placed with strong tones. White dinnerware can function in this way, as well, adding a classy richness to the décor. Could white be the new black? Probably not, but this serene color option is poised for a welcome comeback.

The popularity of white trim waxes and wanes with the years, but it’s still the freshest and cleanest look around. A quick touch-up every few years, and your woodwork will always

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‘Today Show’ style editor to give beauty tips at Fashion Mall By Haley Vannarsdall Current in Carmel As spring nears, so do the latest fashion trends and NBC’s “Today Show” style editor and In Touch magazine columnist, Bobbie Thomas, hopes to inspire Indianapolis women with her beauty tips and advice. As a part of Simon Malls’ Fashion Now tour, Thomas will be visiting the Fashion Mall at Keystone April 17 to interact, face-to-face with women and give them custom beauty and fashion tips. “I really want women to gain confidence, to inspire them to have fun with shopping again and to stop beating themselves up when they go to try clothes on in the dressing rooms,” Thomas said. Excited to show women how much color can make a difference, Thomas has created a color workshop with a slide show of celebrities where she will demonstrate what colors look best on which women and how to best wear them. There will also be activities during which the audience can win Simon gift cards and many other beauty prizes.

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Ready to graduate from grammar school? COMMENTARY By Brandie Bohney I had an interesting question pass through my e-mail inbox recently. And because we’re rapidly approaching the season of graduations, I thought I would present it now before anyone trips up the steps on the way to receiving a diploma or degree. The question deals with the verb form of graduate: “Is it correct to say, ‘he graduated high school’ or ‘he graduated from high school’?” I’ve heard the statement made both ways. And almost certainly one of the two forms sounds horribly incorrect to you. Most grammarians would not find graduated high school acceptable, but you’ll find the use of it that way in many dictionaries. Often with a usage note. Still, that creates some confusion. And it’s completely acceptable to say a high school graduated 450 students in 2007. So why can a high school graduate students, but a student can’t graduate high school? The answer lies in the tricky world of transitive and intransitive verbs. Intransitive verbs do not – and cannot – take direct objects, and they cannot be written in passive voice. Transitive verbs must take direct object and can be used in passive voice. Graduate is one of those crazy verbs that can used both transitively and intransitively. Here’s the trick to determine whether your verb (in this case, graduate) is transitive or in-

transitive: End the sentence without any words following the verb. If it makes sense, the verb is intransitive. If not, you need an object, and the verb is transitive. For example, Marie graduated makes sense all by itself. On the other hand, Butler University graduated does not. To make the Butler sentence logical, you need to say who or what the university bestowed degrees upon. In Marie’s case, we know by the use of the verb that a degree was bestowed upon her. Therefore, the verb is intransitive and following it directly with a noun, such as high school, would give it a direct object, making the verb transitive, and changing the meaning of the sentence. I’m pretty sure Marie didn’t grant a diploma to her high school, aren’t you? Now, just to further muddy the waters, it’s acceptable by most standards to say that Marie was graduated from high school. That’s a passive construction, so Marie isn’t actually doing the action; someone or something else is acting upon her. But since we almost certainly want to focus on Marie’s accomplishments as the graduate, it’s best to just say she graduated from high school. The real problem is determining who is doing what in the sentence. Brandie Bohney is a grammar enthusiast and former English teacher. If you have a grammarrelated question, please email her at bbthegrammarguru@gmail.com.

Fair fighting is important both for parents and children COMMENTARY By Becky Kapsalis Whenever two adults live together and there are children involved, one can almost be assured there will be a difference of opinion on the application of rules. Remember, we’re coming from different upbringings. We either like the way we were raised and raise our kids accordingly or we are upset with the way we were raised and do the opposite. And at the same time, our partner is processing similar attributes – hence the battleground for divisive disagreements where there are no winners.    John Bradshaw’s “The Family” lists 10 rules for fair fighting (if there is such a thing) to develop better structure for ourselves as we offer better structure for our children when we choose to disagree. I’ve paraphrased Bradshaw’s list of rules. They are to be read and absorbed by both parties before the fair fighting begins.  Most successes come from good preparation. Fair fighting with your spouse is no exception. Practicing these 10 rules together before the fight helps find mutual agreement while avoiding power struggles, egocentric outbursts and coercive battles. (That’s what truly takes place when we disruptively disagree). The emotional balances of our children

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Treat your knives right and they can last a lifetime COMMENTARY By Chef Michael Vlasich Not many things are more awkward than trying to use a knife you are not comfortable with – or using it for the wrong job. I’m often asked, “What knife is for what use, and how do I care for them so they are sharp and ready to use?” Most households used to have only two or three knives, but, like everything else, bigger is better and more is well … more. For all those questions, here are some answers: • Paring knife: short, easy to use, usually a 2-4” blade used for vegetable and fruit peeling and trimming • Tourney: a small knife similar to a paring knife, except its curved blade makes cutting curved surfaces easier • French or chef’s knife: multi-purpose knife with 8-14” blade engineered for general cutting, chopping mincing and slicing • Utility: light version of a chef ’s knife: 5-7’ blade used for lighter cutting or for inexperienced cooks • Boning knife: blade is 6” long but is thinner and shorter than a chef ’s knife, designed for separating raw meat muscles and fish from bones • Filleting: similar shape to boning yet with flexible blade, designed strictly for boning and filleting fish • Cleaver: heavy-duty chopping (including bones), has broad rectangular blade with varied thicknesses, widths and lengths dependent on the food to be cut or the chefs desire • Carving or slicing knife: finely edged knife used for carving cooked meats and poultry, has a long flexible blade may have a round or pointed end, can be tapered or have a fluted edge These are the basic tools of the trade; most chefs will have a kit consisting of at least 80 percent of these. The real trick is to keep them sharp, because then they are much easier to use

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THEATRE Hello, Dolly!

Through May 2, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents the famous matchmaking musical “Hello, Dolly!,” the winner 10 Tony Awards. Renowned Chicago actress Iris Lieberman stars in the show. Tickets range from $35 to $58 and include a meal. Call 317-872-9664 for details.

Yankee Tavern

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis will present “Yankee Tavern,” written by Steven Dietz, from April 8 through May 1. Tickets are $15 for Thursdays and Sundays, $20 for Fridays and Saturdays. Show times are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Visit www.phoenixtheatre.org for details. 

Crimes of the Heart

This 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of three sisters gathering to await news of their ailing grandfather will be presented at the Carmel Community Playhouse at Clay Terrace from April 15-25. Ticket prices are $15 for general admission and $12 for students and seniors. For more information, visit www.carmelplayers.org.

School House Rock Live

The popular 1970s TV show “Schoolhouse Rock” comes to life on stage in an exciting Indianapolis Children’s Theatre musical presentation of “Schoolhouse Rock Live” at the Indianapolis Civic Theatre, April 12 through 17. Show times are 10 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday, 2 and 5 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids up to age 18. Visit www.civictheatre.org for details. 

LIVE MUSIC Mickey’s Irish Pub

The following musical acts will be playing live at Mickey¹s Irish Pub, 13644 N. Meridian St., Carmel. For more information, call 573-9746: April 16 – Living Proof April 17 – Toy Factory April 23 – Soul Street April 24 – Big Daddy Caddy April 30 – Peace Train & the Flower Power Brass

PERFORMANCE Flight of the Spirit

Encore Vocal Arts presents its second aerial dance endeavor joined this time by the chamber choir of Zionsville Community School for Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” and Leonard Bernstein’s beloved and beautiful “Chichester Psalms,” April 17 at the Zionsville High School Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $8 for students under 18. Visit www.encorevocalarts.org for details.  

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The following musical acts will be playing live at Mo’s Irish Pub, 13193 Levinson Lane in the Hamilton Town Center, Noblesville. For more information, call (317) 770-9020. April 15 – Cari Ray April 16 – Daniel Joseph Band April 17 – Something Rather Naughty April 22 – Aberdeen Project April 23 – 10th of Never April 24 – Mother Grove

Hedgehog Music Showcase

The Radio Review at Hedgehog Music Showcase, 101 W. Main St., Arcadia, takes the form of a live radio show featuring big band, swing and pop standards of the 1920s-30s-40s performed by musicians and vocalists 8 p.m. every Saturday. For more information, call (317) 573-9746:

The acclaimed Purdue Varsity Glee Club, which has wowed audiences around the world and has performed at five presidential inaugurations and Carnegie Hall, among other notable venues, will perform in Carmel April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seats are $15. For tickets, call 317-582-0127.

CSO's final concert

The CSO’s season finale concert, “Beethoven, Sibelius & Moyer,” also featuring Dvořák’s Carnival Overture and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5, will take place April 17 7:30 p.m. at Westfield High School. Visit www.carmelsymphony.org for ticket information.

Afternoon of classical music

The Covenant Symphony will be joined by Sylvia Patterson-Scott and Beverly Scott from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of classical music April 25 at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary of East 91st Street Christian Church located at 6049 East 91st St., Indianapolis. Admission is free.

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If you are a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran, make plans now to attend the VA Aid & Assistance Benefit Seminar for Assisted Living and Garden Homes seniors hosted by Riverwalk Commons on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 6:00pm-7:30pm. Qualifications and procedures for accessing the Assisted Living Benefits paid by the VA will be discussed by John Walters, of First Financial Security Corp. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Reserve your seats today at 317-770-0011. Tour our Assisted Living Apartments & register for a chance to WIN an American Flag Kit!

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Carmel kid, Riley patient participates in Final Four festivities (Above) The Hershey Company and Kroger presented a check for $10,000 to Riley Children’s Foundation. Max Lazzara, a Carmel resident and Riley patient, and his mom, Kathy, are also pictured. The family has two children who are Riley patients. (Left) Former Purdue coach Gene Keady (right) and senior Purdue player Chris Kramer signed autographs for Lazzara and other Riley patients during Final Four festivities at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Spring Gallery Walk When: April 17 from 5 to 10 p.m. Where: The Carmel Arts & Design District Cost: Free Info: www.carmelartsanddesign.com Details: The Carmel Arts & Design District will bid farewell to winter with its third-annual spring Gallery Walk during which the different galleries and businesses will welcome guests to open houses featuring works by local and international artists. Artisan Masterpiece, for example, will present special exhibits by artists Abbie Parmele, Pam Reid and Sandy Guion, while Shane Photography will showcase portraits and photographic art from Shane’s recent trips to Italy.  Brandnew business Boo & Gaga, a unique fashion boutique and makeup bar, will offer refreshments and display works by local artists Jason Redford and Monica Sallay.

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MONEY MATTERS What is the first thing you would do if you won a million dollars?

“I would pay off my house and take a trip.” Mary Kaehr Carmel

“I would pay off all of my debts including credit cards.” Jane Funke Carmel

“I would take my wife and family on a getaway to talk about what we would do with the money.” David Kaehr Carmel

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Charming 4BR/3+BA brick with formal dining room, master suite and hardwood flooring. 2 fireplaces. Wet bar, high ceilings, Dual Vanities. Breakfast nook.

Immaculate 4BR/3+BA home in Claridge Farms. Brand new gourmet kitchen w/granite, SS appliances, hdwd floors, fin bsmt. 3-car garage, backs up to preserve.

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Picture-perfect home. Fenced 4BR/2+BA w/ FP, hardwood flooring & formal dining room. Sun room, parquet flooring, pantry. Patio & deck.

Enjoy maintenance free living close to shopping, golf & the Monon. Spacious 3 bed, 2 full bath condo with tons of upgrades! Private wooded view.

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1433 gWynMere $484,900 MLs# 21005830

4BR/3.5BA new construction, hdwd flrs, grmt kit w/granite cntrs, main flr mstr, huge LL w/wet bar & media rm, wooded cul-de-sac lot, incrdbl attn to detail.

9785 herons Cove #33 $177,000 MLs#2955168

Owner: Bob Crothers 622 S. Range Line Rd Suite G, Carmel, IN (877) 957-7883 www.bjsbariatrics.com

Keith Albrecht is a Carmel resident and realtor with RE/MAX Real Estate Groups. Contact him at 317-819-3388 or Keith@ KeithsHomes.com.

reduCed 665 Woodruff pL Mid dr $209,900 MLs# 2941253

Bob Crothers has just expanded his Internet bariatrics store to a Carmel location. Before opening BJ’s Bariatrics, Crothers was actively involved in the bariatric community. As a former gastric bypass surgery patient, Crothers knows the difficulties of the surgery and the postCrothers op experience. The Internet bariatrics store was started in Feb. 2009 and has been available nationally to those seeking to lose weight. His Internet store now has a physical home in Carmel at 662-G S. Range Line Road. His store caters to the post-op patient looking to lose weight. The store is not a low-carb store, but rather a low-sugar store, which is more important to the postop patient according to Crothers. BJ’s Bariatrics has vitamins and other supplements, such as protein, for sale in their Carmel store or online at www.bjsbariatrics.com.

One-year-old 4BR/2+BA home. Vinyl/brick townhome w/private master suite, huge foyer. Walk-in closets, 2nd-floor laundry. Two-car garage, mature trees.

soLd 5875 doverton dr $137,900 MLs# 2847683

Wonderful 4BR/3BA woodland-view residence on 0.50 acres. Security system, 2FPs, 3-car gar. Huge foyer, office. Workshop.

12462 springbrooke $287,500 MLs# 21007102

Bright, neutral open floor plan. 4BR, 2+BA w/2stry foyer and family rm, master w/cath ceilings. 3-season sunrm. Woodbrook Elemtry. Waterstone amenities . spenCer kLine, 753-7282

6100 MansfieLd Ct $255,900 MLs# 2945006

499 banbury rd $224,900 MLs# 21006075

Secluded 3acre wooded home site with quick access to I65, shops & restaurants. Site has large hardwoods and good drainage

Outstanding 4BR/2+BA woodland-view Traditionalstyle. Hardwood & tile flooring, walk-in closets, breakfast nook & Deck.

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3BR/2+BA single-level! Some of the special features of this welcoming home are vaulted ceilings, twocar garage and fireplace. Walk-in closets, garden tub. si Johnson, 216-4085

Newer wood laminate flooring & carpet make this cozy condo a perfect home. Carport, private patio. Lots of storage is another plus! Pool/ tennis & walk to downtown Carmel. kerns teaM, 945-7463

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DISPATCHES » St. Vincent named one of top 100 – St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and St. Vincent Carmel Hospital were recognized among 2009's Top 100 Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital earned the Top 100 recognition for the fourth time and the second consecutive year. » Free weight-loss seminar – Struggling with your weight? Learn about the world’s No. 1 weight-loss surgery from Indiana’s leading lap-band surgeon, Keith McEwen. The next free information session will be held April 14 from 6:30-7:30 pm at Riverview Rehab & Fitness, Carmel. Space is limited. To register or for more information, call 317-705-4355.   » Free cancer screening - The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that over 48,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer of the mouth, lips, or throat every year, and that number is rising. A team of physicians at Clarian North Medical Center is offering free oral, head, and neck cancer screenings to the community on April 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. Appointments are required and can be made by calling (800) 265-3220. 

Dealing with bulging, unsightly veins COMMENTARY By Dr. Jodie Harper and Dr. Angela Corea Superficial blue or red veins can be unsightly. They can be large, bulging, and painful (varicose) or very small and spider-like (reticular or “spider veins”). So how did they get there? And can they be removed safely?  In a general sense, the purpose of veins is to bring blood from the tissues back to the heart through a series of valves. Visible veins are usually the result of longstanding, incompetent, leaky valves that cause pressure over time. This results in vein dilation and their appearance in the superficial skin. This can be aggravated by heredity, pregnancy, hormones, occupations or situations requiring prolonged standing, obesity, sun exposure or trauma. Compression stockings can slow the progression and keep existing large veins decompressed, but they do not remove the veins. Once the decision to remove these unsightly veins is made, patients need to be assessed by a medical professional. Usually these veins are simply a cosmetic concern. However, sometimes it is a serious medical problem that may require surgical or invasive intervention to alleviate pain or risks of chronic wounds and blood clots. Removal treatment options exist and depend on severity. Large varicose veins are usually treated with more invasive measures like surgery. Vein stripping is a surgical procedure that involves either spinal or general anesthesia. In

this procedure, an incision is made at one end of the vessel. By tunneling down the vessel under the skin with a specific instrument, it is then pulled out. Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that involves inserting a sterile catheter into the length of the vein and using radio waves to heat and collapse the vessel. Smaller varicose or reticular (spider veins), can be treated with sclerotherapy. This involves injections directly into these vessels with an agent that scars down the vessel.  Laser/pulsed light therapy is a remarkable, affordable non-invasive technique – meaning NO surgery or needles. These techniques are indicated for the treatment of small to medium spider veins. With these lasers, one may also treat tiny capillaries or facial veins, usually a result of sun damage, heredity, or minor trauma. Multiple treatments may be necessary and may result in mild redness and swelling that resolves over several hours.  Contact us or your medical professional for more information on getting those bikini legs this season! 

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Art & Soul Gallery

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The face of a Christian COMMENTARY By Bob Walters Do you know anyone at church, or elsewhere, who is just a real sourpuss? I heard a good sermon on Easter about the ongoing joy Christians should experience. Easter teaches us that Jesus knows our human frailties, carries us in our troubles, forgives us of our sins, and that his resurrection – Easter’s main point – should transform our grief, guilt and fear into perpetual courage, hope and joy. Christ did all that for love, for freedom, and for communion. So … I thought about all the times I’m not joyful; when I’m impatient or scared or nervous: i.e., when I’m a sourpuss. I also thought of a lovely funeral service I attended in Anderson a few weeks ago for a sweet Christian lady who died at age 97. She had lived well, had failed physically in her last few years, but had her mental capacity to the end. What her preacher said at the funeral was glowing and gracious, but one particular comment stuck out. Through her decades of marriage, raising children and generations (through great-great grandchildren), being an energetic and generous servant-saint in the church and community, and in those last, difficult months in a nursing home as her mortal body shut down, “she never complained,” he said.

We know someone has lived well and died well when we attend a funeral like that. We Christians are a funny bunch when it comes to death … we cry like everyone else, but know that the eternal point of our faith is meeting Jesus on the other side. So not every death is heartbreaking, although some are. Neither is every life uplifting, although each one can be. Christ forgave each one of us, saved each one of us, and asks faith of each one of us. The ball of salvation is in our court. As we think deeply about how faith and fear cannot be compatible, and about how our faith and love are acts of will, not accidents of fate, we should also contemplate our response to this amazing gift of forgiveness. We can’t repay it, nor should we try. Whether one believes faith is preordained or not, one’s actions are definitely not. Accepting God’s love means managing – for His Glory – pure freedom. So a Christian’s face should reflect grace and courage, not impatience or fear. Don’t be a sourpuss. Choose, always, to let your face show God’s love.

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iPod) and an amazing Web browser/ e-mail terminal that’s perfect for surfing while watching TV – all rolled into one device. A laptop, on the other hand, is much more suited to word processing, spreadsheets and other productivity tasks and less suited to the entertainment side where the iPad shines. Both can do what the other specializes in, but not very efficiently. For example, to perform simple word processing tasks on the iPad (an essential part of any educational use), you have to buy (and learn) a special word processing program and get used to typing with the onscreen keyboard. You can buy an optional external keyboard, but now you’re eliminating some of the big advantages of the iPad (the form factor and multitouch interface) and adding even more cost and more bulk to get it to do something it really wasn’t designed to do. Conversely, lying around on the couch trying

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A meal lasts a lifetime – picture or no picture COMMENTARY By Mike Redmond Just back from vacation. As they used to say in my hometown paper, The Hooterville World Guardian, a good time was had by all and refreshments were served. About those refreshments … I noticed something on this trip that puzzled me. Every time I sat down to eat, someone at a table nearby would produce a camera and start flashing away, paparazzi style. No, not at me. At their food. I’m not kidding. Every single meal – and I ate a lot of ‘em – someone would be aiming a camera – cell phone, point-and-shoot, single-lens reflex – at their plate. Didn’t matter what it was, either. From a hamburger and fries to a lobster dinner, they all got the “Say CHEESE” treatment. Including the cheese. Now, I have been a photographer, and I have done food photography for newspapers, but I’ve never photographed my own food. In fact, the whole idea seems just a little weird to me. And for a guy who knows weird as well as I do, that is saying something. Maybe it’s because I am half-McKenzie, which means my veins are coursing with the blood of a people who remember every meal they have ever eaten. I am not kidding. Come to one of our family reunions sometime. The top three conversational topics are What I Am

Eating, What I Have Eaten, and What I Hope To Eat Someday. When do we have these conversations? While we’re eating, of course. Of course, we have our favorites – the classics, if you will: Grandma McKenzie’s fried and braised squirrel; fresh hams with their crispy crackling skin and rich, tender meat (generally preferred to roast beef, in part because hogs paid a lot of McKenzie mortgages); glorious new asparagus, unburdened by sauces; morel mushrooms, one of the signs that truly we have a Benevolent Creator who wants us to be happy; and desserts of all descriptions. All are remembered fondly, recreated faithfully or anticipated hungrily. Usually when we’re standing in the buffet line. I also have keen memories of restaurant meals, some of them almost 50 years old, from simple hamburgers at a drive-in in Huntington to lobster ravioli at an Indianapolis restaurant

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I’m just a high-tech wreck COMMENTARY By Dick Wolfsie The iPad is the newest offering by Apple genius Steve Jobs. I just read an article about it that noted, “This will totally affect your life.” I know it will change mine. The toughest part of the technological revolution for me has been coming up with plausible reasons why I’m not going to buy each new gadget. When I was in college, I used a manual Underwood typewriter. When electric typewriters became the rage, I fought it tooth and fingernail. I asserted there was a downside to typing faster than you can think. Computers are even speedier, so I use that excuse to explain the drivel I put out every week. My battle with technology continued into the early ’70s when I refused to buy Post-it notes because I felt they were a lazy way to remember things. My concerns did not make for sparkling cocktail conversation with a first date, although I didn’t have a lot of first dates. I kept forgetting to show up. When I first heard about fax machines, I was

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9. Glow like a star 10. Rear 11. In addition 12. Indianapolis hockey team 13. BMV driver’s license datum 21. Possess 23. Oklahoma city 26. Carmel Racquet Club court call 28. Kona Grill outdoor party 29. Torn ticket at Clowes Hall

30. Wet, as morning grass 32. Indianapolis Star section 36. Hamilton Co. Humane Society dog, briefly 38. Carmel HS spring dance 39. Iridescent gem at Kay Jewelers 40. Microwave, slangily 41. Rugged rock 43. Randolph County town east of Muncie

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62. Shower with love 63. McAlister’s Deli gumbo vegetable 65. Marengo Cave sound effect 66. Sis’s sib 67. Chop off 68. Victory Field ump’s call 70. Bistro de Paris negative

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Time to get your yard back into shape COMMENTARY By Randy Sorrell What are those florescent pink flowering trees buried deep in the woods that are equally comfortable guarding the corners of suburban homes? Or the cheerful yellow wild flowering shrubs dominating woods’ edge? Ever wonder about the dainty pink or white flowering trees keeping those florescent guys company?  This fantastic ornamental loves the protected northern and eastern sites of homes and has a marvelous biblical connection. E-mail me if you care to hear the story of the blood-stained petals and crown of thorns. (Answers: redbuds, forsthia, dogwoods). Pears, crabapples and serviceberry, my determined favorite, all explode this time of year and may have challenged your above responses.

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I hate to be a downer, especially fresh off our bronzed Spring Break perspectives, but someone has to bring reality into perspective. You probably already have this on your “to do” list, but it’s time to cut last years spent perennials and ornamental grasses to the ground. Yep, all the way to the ground. Fear not. They will return clean and perky, just like you after last week’s respite. Here are the next few sweat producers to manage, in this order: Start at the top and clean the gutters, pick up the spent perennials and grasses you just cut back, prune shrub roses

back to green stem growth, and then finish cleaning the beds of debris and leaves. To reduce maintenance, carefully spread a granular preemergent weed control and all-purpose fertilizer in the beds. Azaleas, roses, hydrangeas and rhododendrons appreciate plant-specific love, but it’s not critical. Phase two is tuff stuff if you have bloated bed lines. Nothing says perfection like a skillfully dug bed edge – think 4-6” deep at a 45-degree angle with smooth edges. Clumpy/jagged is tacky.  Now for the icing on the cake, mulch. A total of 3-4” is plenty, including previous years

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3 homes in Carmel on Hazelwood Ct in Foster Grove, NW corner of Main & Gray. Fri April 16th & Sat 17th-Sat until noon. Lots American Girl, Wilton cake pans, crocks, old GI Joe, Children’s clothing ,furniture, and much more.

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