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Hamilton Southeastern High School student accepted at Coastal Carolina University – Grace Hardee, an HSE student, was recently accepted to Coastal Carolina University, a liberal arts institution a few minutes away from Myrtle Beach, S.C. Fishers native named to Dean’s List – Anna Eppert, a Fishers native, was named to the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Dean List for the fall quarter of 2012. The school has locations in Atlanta, Georgia, Hong Kong and Lacoste, France. Reynolds’ display started 20 years ago.
Three arrested for burglary and theft – Three people were detained and then arrested for burglary and theft at Irving Materials Inc. (10959 Olio Rd.) on Nov. 27. A Fishers resident who heard a loud noise at the business alerted police to the activity. For a full breakdown of the incident, visit fishers.in.us.
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Van hits Village Square Lane business – A motorist hit the gas instead of break and backed a van into ReForm Movement Pilates located at 11099 Village Square Ln., according to a post on fishers.in.us on Nov. 23. Damage was done to the building, but no injuries occurred, as the business was closed.
Drive by Reynolds Farm Equipment (12501 Reynolds Dr.) to check out the 20th Annual Free Christmas Lights Display. (Photos by Dan Domsic)
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Onslaught of activities continues through winter – Fishers continues to have daily programs going on in town, even through the winter. Visit fishers.in.us.gov for a calendar that breaks down events for every day of the week.
DVD Review – Columnist Chris Lloyd writes about the newly released third and final movie of the highly acclaimed Batman trilogy. “The conclusion of the Batman collaboration between director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale is a big, ambitious film just like ‘The Dark Knight.’ And also like its predecessor, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is overburdened with too many supporting characters and secondary plot lines,” wrote Lloyd. His full column can be found at www. currentnightandday.com.
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Fishers Junior High awarded for wise energy consumption By Nancy Edwards • firstname.lastname@example.org Students and staff at Fishers Junior High School won’t have to wish for an iPad for Christmas this year. They’ve already been awarded one, thanks to their efforts toward curbing energy use. The school was one of about 30 Indiana schools selected to participate in the Energy Action in Schools program. Sponsored by the Indiana Office of Energy Development, U.S. Department of Energy and Duke Energy, the initiative was created to help teach students and staff about the benefits of saving energy. Fishers Junior High took the idea seriously, yet had some fun along the way. Students were part of an energy action patrol and a spreadsheet was created that listed items to be “checked off” as patrols were done in the classrooms. The patrol team ensured that aluminum cans and paper were recycled, blinds were open to let the sunlight/heat in, windows were closed when the heat/air conditioning was used and that TVs and computers were turned off when not in use. Teachers in the classrooms received a green tag hung on their door if they followed procedures, while yellow tags were hung if they were not in compliance. “The students did a wonderful job,” said Tom Petersen, an eighth grade science teacher at Fishers Junior High. “They like being a part of the school that way; there’s a certain sense of pride.”
$ Students from Fishers Junior High School were recently recognized and awarded an iPad for their efforts in energy saving through Energy Action in Schools initiative. Pictured: Riley Craig, Julia Haza, Lona Tcholakova, Kimberly Rutsito and Ashley Justice. According to Petersen's data, From Dec. 2011 to June 2012 gas coast was reduced by 41.2 percent and electricity by 18.8 percent. Petersen said he was inspired personally by the program, as he tries to practice saving energy at home. For example, one night during the month, his family will turn off the electricity and enjoy the fireplace instead. Those little examples, he said, have also inspired the students. “I learned that turning off any light helps; I didn’t know it mattered so much before,” said Ashley Justice, an eighth-grade student who
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By Dan Domsic • email@example.com Launch Fishers, a co-working space for entrepreneurs and start-ups, had its grand opening Thursday. A partnership between the public and private sector, the Town of Fishers teamed with entrepreneur John Wechsler to bring the vision to fruition at the Hamilton East Public Library on the municipal circle. During the summer, the library’s basement was converted to a space tailored for business. It mimics the coffee-house atmosphere as well as gives entrepreneurs space for meetings and more. “While people are here, we want them to fall in love with Fishers,” Town Manager Scott Fadness said. Entrepreneurs occupying the space pay $300 per year and a $99 badge and membership fee to get access. For an extra $150 per month, entrepreneurs get their own desk and work space. John Wechsler, the founder of Launch Fishers and advisor, said 28 companies signed on with Launch, with 37 members total. The businesses run the gamut from legal to hot air balloon rides. Currently, 10 businesses sponsor the venture, along with the Town of Fishers’ financial commitment of $100,000 annually. “From an economic infrastructure development standpoint, it’s a pretty small investment, with what we hope to be a pretty big return on our investment,” Fadness said.
The Venture Club of Indiana held a luncheon at Launch earlier in Novemer (Photo courtesy of John Wechsler)
Wechsler said one sponsor, Lightbound, contributes the space’s one gigabyte Internet connection – a $10,000 to $12,000 per month responsibility. He said the connection is a “differentiator” for Launch Fishers, citing the use of the cloud and lack of centralized storage. “Your bandwidth is your gating factor to your productivity,” he said. Launch Fishers hosted both Verge and the Venture Club of Indiana last month, bringing in more than 175 people at the Verge event and more than 125 at the Venture Club event. Fadness said visitors were impressed with the scale of the space. “To a ‘T’ people are surprised by just what an environment it is,” Fadness said.
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The Fresh Market to open new store at 116th Street and Cumberland Road By Dan Domsic • firstname.lastname@example.org The Fresh Market has announced it is building a new location in Fishers. The new grocery store will be located at 116th Street and Cumberland Road, already home to L.A. Fitness, a Chase Bank, Rickers BP gas station and more. There is not a specific target completion date for the new store, but it should open in 2013. “We are excited about our continued expansion in the Midwest, and in Indiana in particular,” Randy Kelley, senior vice president of real estate and development for The Fresh Market, said in a press release. “We look forward to building on the success of our other locations in the state, where we have enjoyed a strong and loyal customer base, and to providing customers in the Fishers area with the same quality products and excellent customer service.”
Dan Canan, president of the Fishers Chamber of Commerce, said he thinks The Fresh Market brings a greater radius of shoppers than other retail companies might. “I think it is a good compliment to the community,” Canan said. “I think it’s a very positive development.” “We have no doubt The Fresh Market will be a very successful Fishers business,” Fishers Town Council Member Pete Peterson said in the release. “We are excited to welcome them to the community. “I think it’s an indicator that certainly Fresh Market has done their market research and they see that the market in Fishers as being strong or growing,” Canan said, “so, I think that’s a good sign for the economy of Fishers that they have faith in the community. They have faith that their store will be successful here, so, I think that’s a good indicator that Fishers is headed on the right road.”
IU Health Central Indiana Cancer Centers gets new medical oncologist – Bamidele Adesunloye, MD, MS, joined the ranks of IU Health Central Indiana Cancer Centers and will serve its Fishers and East Indianapolis locations. Adesunloye received his medical degree from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. Prior to joining IU Health, Adesunloye worked at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. The medical oncologist and Fellow of the American College of Physicians is a specialist in genitourinary malignancies. For more information, visit iuhealth.org/cancer.
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Quality of life in Fishers as “excellent” or “good”. (2% decrease from 2009)
Neighborhoods were an “excellent” or “good” place to live. (3% increase from 2009, equal to 2006 percentage)
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Ease of car travel in Fishers as “excellent” or “good”. (7% increase from 2009)
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Mobile application developers Mantid Interactive locate at newly opened Launch Fishers By Dan Domsic • email@example.com Mantid Interactive LLC, a mobile software business, is doing big things on small screens at Launch Fishers, a co-working space and business-incubator in the Fishers Library. Launch Fishers is a space aimed at startup businesses, offering a professional environment to businesses at a low annual price – as low as a total of $300 in addition to a start-up fee. But the founders of Mantid, Barry Geipel and Chris Keaney, are not new to the game. Quite the contrary, the developers have been in the mobile software business long enough to be called veterans. Geipel has been programming since 1979 and has seen every major innovation and change to the industry since then. Keaney got involved with moble applications at the turn of the 21st century, working with Mobile Web and Palm platforms, finding he wanted to continue working in mobile development. Both worked for ExactTarget, a marketing and communications company in Indianapolis, prior to teaming, and they continue to work with their former employer on projects. 12 | December 4, 2012
Today, they work across society’s popular mobile platforms – Android and Apple’s iOS gadgets. “If you can hold it in your hand and touch the screen, it’s pretty much what we do,” Geipel said. Mantid focuses on partnering with businesses, meaning they work with other companies to build a product, as opposed to being contracted to do specific work like other services around the world. The company was formed in 2009. “That allows us to focus on what we intended, which is the mobile technology,” Keaney said. “It’s evolving so fast it’s incredibly difficult to keep up when your focus is spread out amongst all of technologies.” They’ve built a library of games to use a “portfolio,” and they’ve worked with businesses big and small to build mobile applications, including startups like CoatChex (a recent participant on ABC’s “Shark Tank”) and Simon Malls, as well as companies on the west coast. Geipel said, “One of our things we always said: ‘Don’t outsource to India, you can outsource to Indiana – only a few more letters and very high quality work.’” Current in Fishers
Geipel, a Carmel resident, and Keaney, a Noblesville resident, have brought their business to Fishers, with Launch offering benefits to their two-person company a home office couldn’t supply. New opportunities Geipel said leading up to November, was ran out of home offices. The duo would Skype call each other to work on projects and meet with clients at either the clients’ facilities or at local Starbucks locations. “Sometimes it’s cool and hip,” Geipel said, “sometimes it’s just annoying.” Besides a professional space to take advantage of at Launch Fishers, the new space is giving Mantid the ability to do something that businesses need to succeed – grow. Keaney and Geipel said it’s difficult to bring on new staff when work is done virtually. It strains the training process and some problems need to be worked out face-to-face to begin with. Adding a new member, as well as space, to the Mantid team will give them the ability to take on bigger projects, and more of them, he said. “Turning down work is really not nice.” Keaney said mobile developing is challenging partly because of the platform the programmer works of off of. A mobile developer’s programming has to be good enough to combat dead spots and more issues that don’t apply to the traditional desktop. He said that’s why businesses like Mantid are in demand – because not all programmers know how to program for mobile devices. Geipel said he already envisions being able to enlist help from other programmers working out of the incubator on projects. “I think it’s going to help all of us grow,” he said. “This is the perfect environment for fostering that next step to get you over that next barrier to growth,” Keaney said. For more information on Mantid Interactive, visit mantidinteractive.com www.currentinfishers.com
Retro Hoosier Hysteria It is our position that the Hoosier state is experiencing a phenomenal year in the world of sports. Visionaries who positioned “Naptown” as the amateur sports capital of the world should have their crystal balls enshrined. The year started out with the area hosting the Super Bowl – one of the largest sporting events in the country, to holding world-class auto-racing events, a major PGA tour playoff match and is ending with a BCS championship game bid for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame and a number one ranking for the Indiana University Hoosiers basketball team. Who couldn’t use a little luck of the Irish with threats of fiscal cliffs looming? We may have lost the delicious chocolate icing off of the top of the now defunct Hostess cupcakes; however, we’re having our cake and eating it too with such a delicious year in Indiana sports. It feels like the glory years again. And to add to the 1970’s nostalgia, “Martha the Mop Lady” is once again whistling the IU fight song before basketball games. Could red plaid jackets be next on the comeback trail? For local sports fans, it’s a great time to be enveloped in Hoosier Hysteria.
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They would survive nuclear holocaust. At least, this is the urban legend that pervaded my childhood – a storehouse of Hostess Twinkies would keep us all alive long enough to find our way to the pocket of humanity left in some bucolic compound unaffected by our selfdestruction. The yellow, little cakes represented a permanent indication of our ultimate civility. Even if we couldn’t preserve our great buildings or the teetering amalgam of our races and beliefs, these snacks would long serve as a reminder of our great, if unsustainable, society. Now we’ve got to rethink our food source during Armageddon. Twinkies, at least as we know them, are going away. In a particularly proud moment for central Indiana, a woman in the Indianapolis Hostess plant’s picket-line represented a union point-of-view on the front page of USA Today when she reportedly responded to warnings from the company that union demands were unsustainable by chanting, “Do it, shut it down.” And, she got her wish. Hostess is
no more. Her job is gone with it. Fear not, the extensive unemployment network and other safety-net programs will keep the woman from feeling real pain from her choice – at least for some time. And for the rest of us, it is very likely that we can still get our junk-food fix. Won’t some Chinese company snap up the brand and produce our empty calories without any pesky labor or environmental constraints? If the snack’s recipe could survive nuclear fallout, surely it could make the transpacific trip on a freighter. Was there another solution? Who knows? But the outcome has been decided. 18,000 Hostess employee taxpayers were converted into tax-consumers. And, our snack dependency is in peril. At least Hostess and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union got to make a point. Terry Anker is an associate editor of Current Publishing, LLC. You may e-mail him at terry@ currentincarmel.com.
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Let’s contemplate, for a moment, that you are the chief executive of your community. What’s on your holiday wish list for where you live? What do you want more, or less, of for your municipality? Do you want development, or would you prefer things to remain as they are? What about infrastructure? Would you streamline your local government? In other words, what exactly would you want, given the chance to “campaign,” for it, or even simply snap your fingers to get it done? Tell us – and why - and we will provide everyone’s thoughts in Current or on our Web site (there is no wrong answer, by the way) in the weeks ahead. Share your thoughts, please, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “If I were in charge” in the subject field. Thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts with your fellow readers. ••• Christmas, Christmas time is here … and that means lights all over our region. We’ve already seen some clever decorations and themes, but we want you to tell us what you believe to be the most tasteful, over-the-top or complicated/ingenious displays on residential properties. Simply send us the address and photograph of the display and what strikes you most about it, and we’ll publish it. This is not a contest, and it’s all in good fun. You need not include your name when you send your “nominee” to email@example.com if you prefer to withhold it. Play along, won’t you? ••• Just a quick heads-up about our publishing schedule for the holidays: As you know, Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Tuesdays this time around, and Tuesday is our normal delivery day. Instead, the issues of 12.25 and 01.01 will be delivered, respectively, 12.22 and 12.29. Meantime, enjoy the season. Brian Kelly, publisher, and Steve Greenberg, general manager, are co-owners of Current Publishing, LLC. Write them at info@ youarecurrent.com.
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VIEWS Opinions Twitter: Better than two cans and a length of string Commentary by Dan Domsic I have a confession to make. I really have a problem with Twitter. Years back, I got on the social media outlet to joke around and make fun of it from the inside. A machine that just spit out Facebook statuses? Please. But there’s something more to it. On my personal account, I regularly retweet my friends, random celebrities and parody accounts of President Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. On the Current account, I keep my eyes open for any news tips that are floating around on the Internet and send out tweets when need be. Through that I’ve become addicted. Last week I had the chance to break a bit of news about The Fresh Market opening up at 116th Street and Cumberland Road. And all of the sudden more Twitter people (Tweeters? Tweeps? Tweople? Twitter users?) began following along. Funny how that works, right? Now that’s what’s fun about Twitter. It’s an almost direct connection to other people inside and outside of the community. It’s entertaining to have another mode of conversing with those people. It has a novelty similar to tying two tin cans together and talking to your neighbor holding the other can. Except the string used to the tie the cans together. It’s a complicated series of wires, servers, signals
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and other technical pieces of infrastructure that I can’t really explain. I just know I send my tweets to people, and I get tweets back. Sometimes they’re from town officials. Sometimes it’s my tweets being retweeted by followers. At the end of the day, I want more followers for the Current in Fishers account. So, join me, readers, on Twitter. When I can, I like to tweet out news as it breaks, but I also enjoy live-tweeting events when I can. When the new amphitheater opened, I tweeted until my fingers started getting cold. When the Black Hawk helicopter landed on Riverside Junior High School’s football field, Current’s followers got a sneak peak of a future cover story. And when the house was packed at October’s Fishers Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, I sent that piece of information out into the Twittersphere. Join some exciting people in Fishers on Twitter. Maybe I’ll have the chance to Tweet at you! Follow @CI_Fishers for updates from me. Join me for coffee hours at Hearthstone Coffeehouse and Pub from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Dan Domsic is the managing editor of Current in Fishers. You may contact him at dan@youarecurrent. com
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Ode to a Puppy
Commentary by Danielle Wilson
As I write, I have survived exactly 10 days with our new puppy. I’ve surprised even myself with my high levels of patience and tolerance for training a nine-week-old Labrador. (I’ve even caught myself petting her, and saying things like “Good job, Libby!” If you know anything about me, these small signs of affection are truly amazing.) Still, these Dog Days of December have inspired me to explore my usually-suppressed poetic side enjoy. Ode to a Puppy Puppy, puppy, everywhere, Where she pees, she does not care. Carpet, rug, new bedspread, Is it any wonder I see red? Go away, dog, I wish each day So life can return to the quiet old way. No midnight feedings, no need for sitters, No stepping in (a mess) on the way to the (bathroom) This was the whole point of Doo getting “fixed,” So the pains of having infants would forever be nixed. But we’re back to square one with this new little Lab, Who is, quite literally, driving me mad. She yelps, she barks, she gnaws on my shoes, I swear to sweet Jesus, I need more booze!
They’ve wanted a dog since 2002. The cat, not so much; that’s no real surprise. The pup’s head on a platter would be her top prize.
I keep reminding myself, “I’m a good mom, the best!” For trading a clean house for a canine-themed nest. For tolerating the jumping, the yipping, the hairs, For sacrificing the flooring, the bedding, the chairs. For putting my family above my own want, For faking a smile and not opting to punt When the freakin’ puppy wakes me at three, To have to go potty and slobber on me. [Seriously, how long will it take for her to sleep through the night and learn to go potty outside? And why did Doo ever think this would be a good time for a dog? I think, like most mothers do with pregnancy, he blocked all the challenging aspects of puppy ownership and only remembered the good times.] Back to my rhyme, there’s more to be said, Like how much I’m dreading this long year ahead. At least I’ll have plenty of tales to tout, For the next installment of my book, the veryreasonably priced “Peace Out!”
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Trying to survive without my wife Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Mary Ellen is not a risk taker. Other than her commitment to me more than 30 years ago, she seldom gambles with the odds. But a business obligation in Chicago has required that she leave me to fend for myself. She has left me alone at home before, but my son was still living with us, so she knew if we had a power outage, someone in the house would know how to put batteries in the flashlight. In the past, I always got very detailed instructions for how to muddle through the day when she was gone. It was even alphabetical. B: (Bedtime) You both need to do this toward the end of each day. Do not skip a night. D: (Dishes) Wash after each meal in the dishwasher. Do not mix dishes and underwear in same load. M: (Meals) To be eaten while seated—not in the car and not standing at the sink. Space them out over the day. V: (Vacuum cleaner) About three feet tall, with a hose coming out the side. I don’t expect you to use it, but I didn’t want it to scare you if you opened the closet by mistake. This time, Mary Ellen simply abandoned me. I was okay last night, stopping at a sub shop for some dinner. However, this morning when I walked into the kitchen to make breakfast, I realized what a bad personal relationship I have www.currentinfishers.com
with our appliances. My wife sets the toaster to light, so it’s already popping up while she’s putting the rest of the loaf back in the pantry. I like my toast very dark. I know it’s done when the smoke detector goes off. There are no dials on our microwave. It’s just this high-tech control surface that makes me feel like Data on Star Trek determining if Planet RaNon 17 has sufficient oxygen for Captain Kirk and the crew. I don’t know how to change the power level; I don’t know how to set the timer; and I have no idea what DELAY means. The device does tell me the current time. It’s the biggest and most expensive clock we’ve ever had. Given the opportunity, I’d swap the stove for a decent pool table. Our old stove had these coils that heated up, which was a pretty good indication that things were about to start cooking. But now the stove is called a glass-top and it is completely flat. Little circle thingies light up, then they go off, then they come back on. Whose stupid idea was this? Oops, gotta go. The smoke alarm just went off. Breakfast is ready.
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Carmel: Winter at the Depot • Stop by the Monon Depot Museum December 8 for holiday shopping and fun, plus hands-on crafts and activities. Children can make rag dolls and corn husk dolls as well as try their hands at stitching. The exhibit looks at how quilts represent stories or common themes in the lives of their makers. A partnership with local Girl Scouts troops will display some quilt squares the Scouts made in honor of Carmel’s 175th anniversary and others that celebrate Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary this year. For more information, contact 846-7117 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is free.
Santa joins Deb Wims and Kenny Shepard as they co-host A Beef & Boards Christmas on stage now through Dec. 23.
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Annual original variety show marks 20th Anniversary in 2012 email@example.com This holiday season is even more merry and bright as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its original Christmas show this year. Gather family and friends and join in the fun with Santa himself at A Beef & Boards Christmas 2012, live on stage now through Dec. 23. A Beef & Boards Christmas is a true variety show with heartwarming songs, stories and dance, celebrating all that makes the holidays special. Skilled singers and dancers in beautiful holiday costumes perform on a stage flanked by twinkling Christmas trees. A Beef & Boards Christmas includes a live Nativity, a salute to the military, and special segments to entertain all ages. Kenny Shepard of Fishers and Deb Wims of Indianapolis, who have become an integral part of the history of A Beef & Boards Christmas, return as hosts. Beef & Boards proudly announces that Jayson Elliott, Sarah Hund and John Vessels, from the Smoke on the Mountain series, will be the featured singers, as they were in 2011. Sarah also lends her skills on the violin. Eight-year-old Olivia McKenna of Roachdale and 10-year-old Ethan Holder of Indianapolis also return from the 2011 production. Making her debut at Beef & Boards as the fourth featured singer is Courtney M. Cleveland. Tickets range from $37 to $60 and include Chef Odell Ward’s holiday dinner buffet offering carved turkey and all the trimmings, a fruit and salad bar, and unlimited coffee and tea. Special limited run of A Christmas Carol In time for the holidays and on select dates 16 | December 4, 2012
only, Beef & Boards presents its special one-hour production of the classic Charles Dickens story, A Christmas Carol. Enhanced with music, the timeless tale is live on stage Friday to Dec. 18. Ebenezer Scrooge (Jeff Stockberger) is a miserly businessman whose bitterness has increased with age. He cares little for the needs of his fellow man, preferring to keep money in his pocket rather than coal on the fire. His employee, Bob Cratchit, faithfully endures the ongoing chill from both his workplace and his boss. Faithfully, he keeps Scrooge in his prayers even through his own family is struggling to survive on the meager salary he earns. The health of Cratchit’s young son, Tiny Tim, is as poor as the family is financially, but Scrooge’s heart is unmoved and his coffers remain unopened. Scrooge’s inhumanity becomes so intense that it stirs the spirit of his late business partner, Jacob Marley, who appears to him on Christmas Eve. Marley tells Scrooge he will be visited by three more spirits, and advises to heed the messages they bring. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come then appear to Scrooge in succession – reminding him of what was, pointing out what is, and showing him what will be should he continue on his present path. Not only will his life be quickly forgotten if he maintains his miserly ways, but those around him face hardships that he could have easily prevented. Beef & Boards presents just eight performances of this one-hour version of A Christmas Carol in its intimate setting. Tickets range from $22 to $32, which includes Chef Odell Ward’s holiday buffet and the show. For reservations to either show, call 872-
A Beef & Boards Christmas 2012 ◆ When: Now through Dec. 23 ◆ Weekday/Saturday Evenings: Doors open at 6 p.m.; Buffet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Show at 8 p.m. ◆ Weekday Matinees: Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; Buffet from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Show at 1 p.m. ◆ Sunday Evenings: Doors open at 5 p.m.; Buffet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Show at 7 p.m. ◆ Saturday/Sunday Matinees: Doors open at noon; Buffet from 12:15 to 1 p.m.; Show at 1:30 p.m. ◆ Who: Kenny Shepard, Deb Wims, Jayson Elliott, Sarah Hund, John Vessels, Courtney M. Cleveland, Ethan Holder, Olivia McKenna, Darrell T. Joe, Stephen Barnowski, Monique LeFlore, Karen Webb, Lauren Morgan, Sally Scharbrough, Diane Schwan, Natalee Cooney and Mark Fishback. The show is directed by Eddie Curry. ◆ Where: Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ◆ Tickets: $37 to $60 and are available by calling 872-9664 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays. Parking is free. ◆ Website: www.beefandboards.com 9664. For the complete show schedules, visit www.beefandboards.com.
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Fishers: Polar Bear Express • Take a trip on the Polar Express this weekend. This the 17th year the train has been running from the Fishers station on 116th St., located at the Fishers Chamber of Commerce, 11601 Municipal Dr. Currently, the Deluxe trip and North Pole Trip are the only tickets that remain ($15 and $20 for anyone over age 2, respectively), so visit itm.org to for a full schedule and to reserve tickets or call 773-6000 before they’re gone. Will call opens 45 minutes before departure. Noblesville: First Friday Christmas on the Square • The final Noblesville Main Street First Friday event of the year (5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday in downtown Noblesville) is the type of evening that Norman Rockwell dreamed of – lines of children waiting for their turn to enter Santa’s House, strolling carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, chestnuts roasting on an open fire and sparkling shops featuring wonderful gifts. For more information, call 776-0205 or visit www.noblesvillemainstreet.org. Westfield: A Gingerbread Christmas • Enjoy a festive fun evening full of stories, games, crafts, and holiday activities at “A Gingerbread Christmas” Monday. Miss Vicki will read a story at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., but if you attend the last reading, be sure to come early enough to do all the other fun activities before the story. Robin Harrison is here with his guitar to sing holiday songs. You do not need to register for this free program. For more information, call 896-9391 or visit www.wwpl.lib.in.us. Zionsville: Parents Night Out • The R.O.C.K. program, a ministry of the Zionsville United Methodist Church is offering a Parents Night Out on Dec. 7. R.O.C.K. is a Christian Before and After School and Summer Camp for children ages K-6th grade. Drop your children ages 3 years old to 6th grade off while you Christmas shop or enjoy an evening of adult conversation. Our highly trained and enthusiastic staff will feed your child, watch a Christmas movie with them and tend to their needs for $10 per child and $5 for each additional sibling. Drop off is between 6 to 6:30 p.m., and pick up is 9:30 p.m. Registration forms are available online at www.rockzumc.org or by contacting the R.O.C.K. office 733-4081. www.currentinfishers.com
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MCC Table Tennis Club • The weather’s turning cold and dreary; get your athletic activity in at Monon Community Center and & Central Park. Every Tuesday and Saturday the MCC Table Tennis Club meets and plays on 12 professional tables. Those wishing to play are encouraged to bring their own racquets and balls. • 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays • 1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel • $5 per visit or $30 for the month • 573-5248
Country Christmas • Take the family to Stonycreek Farm, grab some hot cider and hitch a free ride on a hayride to the Christmas tree field to pick out your favorite tree. Don’t forget the fresh wreaths and garland at the greenhouse, or browse through the gift shop to check out some custom made wreaths and other unique items • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. • 11366 Ind. 38 East, Noblesville • 7733344 • stonycreekfarm.net
Wine Wednesday • Looking for a little pick me up at the midweek point? Hearthstone Coffeehouse & Pub offers up Wine Wednesday. The venue that often hosts music and dishes out coffee and craft beer puts its House Red and House White wines on sale at $4 per glass. • Hearthstone Coffeehouse & Pub • 8235 E. 116th St., Fishers • 436-7049 Moody Blues • The English rock band that originated in the 1960s has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and awarded 14 platinum and gold discs 7:30 p.m. • 7:30 p.m. • Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey, Indianapolis • Starting at $52 • ticketmaster.com
Carmel Repertory Theater presents “Scrooge: The Musical” • The Studio Theater, 355 City Center Dr., Carmel • 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday • Like the film, the musical closely follows the plot of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. • 843-3800 • thecenterfortheperformingarts.org • Cost: $22-$25 Noblesville Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert • Noblesville High School, 18111 Cumberland Rd. • 7:30 p.m. • The Anderson University Chorale returns for a joyous evening of traditional favorites. NSO will highlight music from the move “Home Alone” and present a musicological journey through the 12 Days of Christmas. And of course the night wouldn’t be complete without the annual audience sing-along. • 776-8878 • noblesvillesymphony.org • $5 for children, $20 for seniors and $25 for adults
My Three Angels at The Belfry Theatre • Set in French Guiana during the turn of the 20th century, this feel-good comedy focuses on the adventures of three prisoners and an unlucky family during Christmas • Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. • 2 p.m. Sunday • 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville • $15 • Children 12 and under $12 • 773-1085 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party • After first gaining mainstream popularity with their breakthrough performance in the movie, “Swingers,” Big Bad Voodoo Daddy www.currentinfishers.com
have gone on to become one of the most popular touring bands on the road today by touring nonstop, performing more than 100 concerts each year around the world. • 8 p.m. • Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Starting at $63, $33 for students under 18 • 843-3800 • thecenterfortheperformingarts.org Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat • Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical adaptation of the well-known Biblical tale returns for the holidays! The trials and triumphs of Jacob’s favorite son is told entirely in song, blending 50s Rock-n-Roll, Country Western, Calypso, Pop and French Chanson. • $34-$44 • Tarkington Theater, 3 Center Green, Carmel • 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday starting Dec. 14 • 843-3800 • thecenterfortheperformingarts.org A Christmas Carol • Visit Beef & Boards for a musical adaptation of the Christmas classic. The cost of the ticket includes a lunch or dinner buffet. • 1 p.m. • Starting at $22, $3 discount for children ages 3 to 15 • 9301 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis • 872-9664
SATURDAY Holidays with Sylvia McNair • A two-time Grammy Award winner, Sylvia McNair is an American opera singer and classical recitalist. Enjoy the holiday season with a program of traditional and contemporary holiday songs sure to warm your heart. 3 and 7:30 p.m. • 3 and 7:30 p.m. • Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Starting at $5 for children, $10 for full • 843-3800 • thecenterfortheperformingarts.org Central Indiana Dance Ensemble’s 14th Annual Nutcracker Performance • Head to the Zionsville Performing Arts Center for this year’s rendition of the Christmas class “The Nutcracker.” • Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. • Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. • Tickets starting at $22 (use discount code NC12A for $5 off adult ticket, NC12C for $4 off child ticket) • cidedance.org
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The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s “Festival of Carols” • Get ready for the Dec. 22 showings of the “Festival of Carols,” considering the Dec. 9 show is sold out. The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir added a performance to accommodate demand. • 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. • Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Tickets starting at $20 • 843-3800 Empire Brass with Elisabeth von Trapp • Empire Brass enjoys an international reputation as North America’s finest brass quintet, renowned for its brilliant virtuosity and the unparalleled diversity of its repertoire. Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired “The Sound of Music.” • 3 p.m. • Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Starting at $18 • 843-3800 • thecenterfortheperformingarts.org
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Great American Songbook Film Series launches in truly moving style By Mark Johnson • firstname.lastname@example.org While thousands of filmgoers recently flocked to local theaters to embrace such modern blockbuster, the crowd at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel sought a different cinematic experience. The 1951 musical classic, “An American in Paris” was the marquee attraction at the Palladium as part of the ongoing presentation the Great American Songbook Movie Series, presented by Printing Partners. The series is the result of collaboration between Heartland Truly Moving Pictures and the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative. In addition to screenings of the classic film musicals, the series will also feature gallery exhibits, guest speakers, as well as memorabilia that are part of the Initiative’s archives. "The films in the series were chosen because they are seen as being seminal film musicals," said Michael Feinstein, founder of the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative and artistic director of the Carmel Performing Arts Center. Feinstein explained why the film, “An American in Paris,” holds a special place in his heart. “I guess this means so much to me because I personally knew so many of the people involved like Gene Kelly, Vincente Minelli, Saul Chaplin, and Ira Gershwin. These were artists who were very influential and helpful to me early in my career,” he said. During the interview, Feinstein’s love of the
Michael Feinstein signs a copy of his book, "The Gershwins and Me." (Photo by Mark Johnson)
film musical was readily apparent. “The great thing about this film is that every song advances the plot, each one serves a purpose,” he said, with wide grin, noting another film in the series. “‘The Wizard of Oz,’ for example, is a perfect combination of music and story, each song advancing the plot.” Feinstein also pointed out one of the pieces of movie memorabilia that is part of the film series. “We have an original billboard of the movie poster for ‘An American in Paris.’ It is the only one in existence,” Feinstein proudly proclaimed, as a champion of both the film series and as a champion of the arts. For more information about songbook series, visit www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org or call 843-3800.
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Ingredients: 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion; 1/2 teaspoon curry powder; 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin; 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander; 1/4 teaspoon salt; 1 tablespoon butter or margarine; Two 15 oz. cans pumpkin; Two 14 oz. cans chicken broth; 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar or maple syrup (optional); 1 cup half and half, light cream or milk; Dairy sour cream (optional); Fresh sage
leaves (optional) Directions: In a large saucepan, cook onion, curry powder, cumin, coriander, and salt in hot butter until onion is tender. Whisk in pumpkin, chicken broth, and brown sugar or maple syrup, if desired, until well combined. Bring mixture just to boiling; reduce heat. Stir in half and half and heat through. If desired, garnish with sour cream and sage leaves. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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Ingredients: 2 cups dried elbow macaroni (8 ounces); 2 tablespoons butter; 2 tablespoons allpurpose flour; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper; 1 cup whipping cream; 1 cup whole milk; 4 oz. Fontina cheese, shredded (1 cup); 1 15 oz. can pumpkin; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf sage, crushed; 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs; 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese; 1/3 cup chopped walnuts; 1 tablespoon olive oil; Sage leaves (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta in a large pot following package directions. Drain cooked pasta, then return to pot. For cheese sauce, in a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Add whipping cream and milk all at once. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheese, pumpkin, and sage until cheese is melted. Stir cheese sauce
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Breakfast and idea for early games As I’ve continually said, morning tailgates necessitated by games that start at noon, require the tailgater to serve breakfast to his or her guests. We’ve tried all sorts of ways to serve breakfasts from casseroles to pre-made egg sandwiches that we warmed on the grill, but nothing tasted the same as something you could cook on the stove in your own kitchen. Great Idea! Why not take a kitchen range to your tailgate party? This season you can, because we found a camping kitchen range. It’s called a portable oven stove and it’s made by Coleman. This miniature kitchen range uses one of those little green propane cylinders and sports two regular sized gas burners on the stove-top, and an oven with two shelves, large enough for a baking dish or two. The stove turns-on just like a gas range. Turn the burner dial and it lights itself. The same for the oven just turn the heat dial and the spark clicks and lights it. The oven can bake or heat things as you like. The burners deliver 6,000 BTU, just like a kitchen range. A great way to make everyone happy at a morning tailgate is to let them order their omelet the way they want it. So here’s a great plan for Tailgate Omelets. Ingredients: One 8 egg package egg substitute
plus 8 large eggs; One 12 oz. package of Johnsonville breakfast patties; One green bell pepper chopped ;Two packages of your favorite shredded cheeses; One small shallot chopped; One cup chopped mushrooms of your choice; Cooking spray; Package or two of English Muffins; Butter; Preparation: The night before break eggs into a bowl and whip the mixture gently just a few strokes with a fork. Pour this mixture plus the egg substitute into a 1/2 gal. milk bottle that’s been cleaned. Cap the bottle and refrigerate. Clean and chop all vegies the night before and place them into individual sealable plastic bags. Cook the sausage. Chop sausage patties and drain on paper towels. Place them into a sealable plastic bag. Refrigerate everything until placed into the food cooler on game day. At the Tailgate Party cook the ingredients to be added to the omelet in one skillet and the omelet eggs in the other. Then just combine then as you flip the eggs. Serve everything on nice plates with buttered English muffins, toasted in the oven.
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Italia Mia Ristorante The Scoop: Step into Italy with the Italia Mia Ristorante. Experience a taste of Italy as you choose from a menu that features staples of Italian cuisine: fettucini alfredo, cioppino, and eggplant parmigiana over spaghetti. Those are just a small sample of what you’ll find at Italia Mia. Seafood, chicken, veal, subs and pizza are only a few of the dishes offered at the ristorante. Make sure to leave room for one of the tasty desserts and don’t forget to go online to check out the daily specials for Italia Mia! Type of food: Italian cuisine Price of entrees: $11.99 to $16.99 Specialties: Pasta Recommendation: Fettucini alfredo with shrimp Dress: casual Hours: 11a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; and 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Location: 3150 Ind. 32 E., Westfield Phone: 896-1052 Website: italiamia.squarespace.com
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Pizzology What do you like to eat there? I love their fresh authentic pizzas. What do you like about Pizzology? They always have great specials and great service.
Pizzology is located at 13190 Hazel Dell Pkwy., Carmel. They can be contacted at 844-2550 or online at www.pizzologyindy.com.
Bomb pop Bar: Sahm’s Bar & Grill 7870 E. Kensinger 96th St., Fishers Mixed by: Rachel Kensinger Ingredients: In martini shaker, mix 1 oz. raspberry vodka and ¼ oz. Blue Curacao. Shake until chilled and serve in a shot glass. In a separate (highball) glass, splash Grenadine in the bottom of the glass and then pour in 1/3 bottle of Smirnoff Ice at the top.
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Best approach for inner-though liposuction Commentary by Barry Epply Q: I am 48 years old and am tired of my ugly looking inner thighs. Not only do they touch and rub all the time, which is irritating and embarrassing, but the skin is loose and not very tight. I want to know if liposuction on my inner thighs will tighten them or make them even saggier. I want some fat removed but I don’t want to make them look worse. A: The inner thighs, although not a big area, represent a challenge for satisfying liposuction results. The quality of skin in the inner thighs is typically not good in that it has poor elasticity. This translates into a very limited ability to contract, which is a critical factor needed to get good liposuction outcomes. As a result, liposuction of the inner thighs does not tighten the skin and in some cases may even make it look worse. While liposuction can help slim down the inner thighs, it is an area that is notorious for irregu-
larities and unevennessdue to the skin in the area does not shrink or tighten well after it is deflated by fat removal. It is also an area that is very difficult to get smooth results because it is a curved structure rather than a flat surface. While everyone’s skin elasticity is different, your description of your inner thighs does not sound very favorable for good skin contraction after liposuction. This does not mean that you should not have it but that a conservative approach should be done with expected modest changes. You may want to consider liposuction combined with an inner thigh lift if skin looseness is a concern. inner thigh lift. That is a great way to hedge against the risks of loose and irregular skin but treating the skin problem at the same time.
Indiana Vein Specialists holding food and household supply drive – Indiana Vein Specialists (11876 Olio Rd., Suite 700, Fishers) is collecting household supplies and non-perishable food items. The collection benefits the Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank. If you’d like to give to the cause, donations can be dropped off at the business from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. It ends on Dec. 14. For more information, call Indiana Vein Specialists at 348-3023.
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DIVORCE – WHAT TO EXPECT: Claiming Children as Dependants In each family law case involving children, a determination must be made as to which parent shall be allowed to claim the children as dependants on their State and Federal Income tax returns in any given year. While it may have once been common for Judges to order the parents to alternate claiming the children, under the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines the objective is to achieve an order which will make the most money available for the children. Therefore, there is no certainty that in each case the parties will be ordered to alternate claiming the children. Under Indiana law, Courts are given discretion in determining which party shall claim the child(ren) as a dependent(s) subsequent to a divorce or in a paternity action. The Courts consider the following factors: (1) the value of claiming the child as a dependent at the marginal tax rate of each parent; (2) the income of each parent; (3) the age of the child or children and the number of years that the child or children could be claimed as a dependent or dependents; (4) each parent's percentage of the costs of supporting the child or children; (5) if applicable, the financial aid benefit for postsecondary education for the child or children; (6) if applicable, the financial burden each parent assumed under the property settlement in a dissolution proceeding; and (7) any other relevant factors. It is imperative that parents understand that the Decree of Dissolution or Court’s Order may not be adequate to effectuate the terms in the Decree with respect to each parent’s ability to claim the children as dependents. The problem stems from the fact that, in order for the noncustodial parent to claim the child(ren) on her/his tax return, the custodial parent must execute the IRS Form 8332,
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thereby relinquishing her/his right to claim the children as dependants for that tax year. Thus, the Courts do not order that one party has the right to claim the children, but rather that one party must take all steps necessary in order for the other party to claim the children in a certain year, such as signing the IRS Form 8332. Additionally, signing the release is often contingent upon child support being current for the calendar year for which the exemption is ordered as incentive to keep child support payments current. If one party refuses to sign the IRS Form 8332 required by the IRS in order for the noncustodial parent to claim the child(ren) on his/her tax return, the issue can become a headache to remedy due to the time and attorneys fees associated with correcting the issue. Thus, if you believe your ex-spouse may be inclined to act in contravention of the terms of your Decree, you may consider focusing on other terms/issues and concede on the issue of claiming the child(ren) on your individual tax returns. While measures may be taken to ensure one party's compliance, such as including language that the party who does not comply with the terms of the Decree be responsible for any attorneys fees incurred by the complying party to effectuate its provisions, if the violating party does not have the money to pay the awarded attorneys fees, this may be a futile request (and the basis of their erroneously claiming the exemption to begin with). At Hollingsworth & Zivitz, P.C., our team has the experience, the understanding, and the compassion to assist with your family law needs. If you have questions or concerns regarding divorce, mediation, collaborative law or any other family law concerns, please contact our firm at 317.DIVORCE or visit our website at www.hzlegal.com.
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Renter's coverage worthwhile Commentary by Jamie Ianigro Question from Matt P. from Fishers: I finally found a job and I’m moving out of my parents’ house and looking at apartments. Some places require renter’s insurance and some don’t. Is this something I should have either way? Response from Jamie Ianigro: Congrats on the new job! Now it’s time to protect that paycheck with a renter’s insurance policy. People like to make a lot of excuses as to why they neglect to purchase a renter’s insurance policy. “I can’t afford it.” “I don’t have enough stuff to insure.” “Nothing is going to happen to my stuff.” The liability protection alone is really enough reason to buy, but let’s break it down. The first thing you need to know about renter’s insurance is that it’s pretty affordable. A typical policy can cost less than $200 per year. That’s less than $4 per week. It’s worth the sacrifice. You are also in for a nice bonus if you already have car insurance. Many insurance carriers will give you a multi-policy discount if you package your auto and renter’s policy together with the same company. The second thing you need to know is that your stuff is much more valuable than you realize. How much would it cost you to start over if you had a total loss? Apartments burn down and get robbed just like houses do. Starting over after a loss like that is much easier when your
independent insurance agent drops off a check to replace all of your stuff. The last thing you need to know is probably the most important. A renter’s policy protects your financial assets by providing liability coverage. Liability insurance covers you for injury you cause to others and for damage to property that belongs to others. There are many ways to trigger a liability claim, so I’ve got some examples for you. Claim Scenario A: You decide to play in a recreational softball league. While batting you hit a pitch back at the pitcher putting him in the hospital. The pitcher sues you and your renter’s policy steps in to defend you and settle the suit. Claim Scenario B: You have some friends over for dinner. Your floor is wet and one of the friends slips and falls requiring medical treatment. Your renter’s policy steps in to pay for the treatment. The risk of going without this simple insurance coverage is not worth the couple of dollars a week that you save by not having it. Call your independent insurance agent today and make sure you’re covered! Jamie Ianigro is with Shepherd Insurance & Finanacial Services. Have an insurance question you need answered? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On furthering good grammar Commentary by Jordan Fischer Recently, I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak to two of Ms. O’Malley’s 8th grade classes at Sycamore School in Indianapolis. The subject, as you might imagine, was grammar. Luckily, despite my tendency to wander into tangents when speaking to groups, we managed to talk about it a little bit. The question came up as to the difference between the words “further” and “farther.” I gave them the same answer I’m going to give you, but since I am nothing if not a grammar nerd, I decided to research the distinction a bit more once I returned home. The distinction between the two words evolved during the late 19th century upon the advice of an editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Ironically, while we in America accepted the editor’s opinion, the majority of Brits did not. To this day, the two words are used interchangeably in Britain. (It’s worth noting that many dictionaries, British or otherwise, list the two words as interchangeable.) Since we are in America, however, we can distinguish the two words from one another. Here in the States, “farther” is used to indicate a physical, measurable distance. You can hit a baseball farther than someone else. You can run farther than the day before. Your destination can be farther up the road.
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“Further,” on the other hand, is used to indicate improvement or metaphorical distance. If you volunteer at the Red Cross, for example, you are furthering the cause of healthcare. You might further your education by going to college. You could even further British-American solidarity by using the two words interchangeably. You get the picture. To wrap it up, as long as you’re on this side of the Atlantic, here’s your grammar rule: “Farther” indicates physical, measurable distance. “Further” indicates metaphorical distance or improvement. Jordan Fischer is a contributing columnist for Current Publishing. To ask Jordan a grammar question, write him at email@example.com
The last few weeks in our home have been an unveiling of the wear and tear. It seems like every conversation my wife and I have is about a dining room chair that needs replaced or a car with the “check engine” light on. To top it all off, in the last few weeks my daughter practiced her “artwork” on our couch and dining room table with a marker. She also drew on her dad… somehow the only colorful marks that came off were the ones on me. Don’t you just love how things are constantly wearing out? (Please note the dripping sarcasm.) Tonight while sitting on the ruined couch, I was doing a little furniture shopping online, balking at the prices I was seeing. All of a sudden I heard my little girl crying in her room. It’s funny how when my boys get hurt I seem to bellow things like, “If you›re not bleeding I don›t want to hear about it!” or “Toughen up, you’ll be fine!” yet when my little girl cries, I turn into a 220 pound freight train charging through the house to make sure she is ok. As I looked in the room she looked up and said, “Daddy I got a bump on my head.” As usual, I turned to mush, I tucked her back in her bed and gave her a kiss on her forehead. We ended up talking about Christmas trees, princesses,
and her big brothers. I am amazed at what brings me the most joy can also be what frustrates me the most, like the daughter I adore who also destroys all my stuff. I am also amazed how much time I can spend improving my “way of life,” knowing that everything I buy will eventually decay. The reality is my stuff really hasn’t ever satisfied me. What fills my heart with the most joy are my relationships with loved ones. I guess that’s why when relationships go bad it hurts so much, and when they go right life seems so much better. There is no doubt we were formed for relationships. One of the greatest passages in the entire Bible is Matthew 1:23, “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel,” which means “God with us.” Here tucked away in this ancient text we find a gift that gives more than money, power, prestige, or even new furniture ever could, a gift of a relationship. God sent His likeness so that we could know Him. This holiday season remember what matters most ... relationships. Mike Colaw is the director of ministries at Trinity Church. You may e-mail him at justthink@ luke117.com. Visit his Web sites www.trinitywesleyan.com or www. luke117.com
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Transform your master bathroom into a day spa Commentary by David Decker There’s nothing like a trip to the spa to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. But wouldn’t it be great to be able to unwind just as much in your own master bathroom as you do at the spa? Bring the luxurious atmosphere of a spa into your home with some of these master bathroom design ideas. The first thing many people do when they wake up in the morning is head for the shower. Starting off with a soothing shower always puts one in the right frame of mind to tackle the day. You can make your shower more spa-like by simply upgrading the showerhead. Many luxury showerheads incorporate massaging jets, soothing waterfalls or rotating water flows to relieve muscle tension and relax the body. Mix and match the water features you want by installing multiple showerheads. A luxury showerhead can add a touch of beauty and elegance to your master bathroom – all while enhancing your morning shower routine. While we are on the subject of showers, installing a steam shower is one way to bring the day spa into your master bathroom. Saunas have been shown to relax muscles, increase blood flow and cleanse skin pores. Turning a shower into a steam shower doesn’t require as much work as one might think. The first requirement is a sealed shower door. Once you have that, there are pre-manufactured sauna kits available on the market that only require an electric current to run. If you are looking for a relaxing bathtub, you may want to consider a bubble massage tub. Unlike traditional whirlpool bathtubs, the massaging aspect for these tubs comes from air bubbles that pass through tiny holes in the tub. Whirlpool jet lines, while feeling great, can trap water and mold. Everyone hates that initial feeling of cold air they feel after stepping out of the shower or tub. Soften the impact by installing a towel radiator. These warmers use electrical currents to gently warm towels hanging on towel bars. For other sources of supplemental heat, consider installing a fireplace or heated floors. Fireplaces can add a lovely aesthetic to your bathroom, in addition to providing extra warmth. Heated floors 24 | December 4, 2012
will keep your feet toasty warm when you hop in and out of the shower, even on those snowy winter mornings. The best part about visiting a spa is the pampering, and being pampered is all about the details. Here are a few little ideas that will feel like big luxuries. You can mount a flat screen TV in the bathroom, and enjoy watching your favorite shows while you soak in the tub. Just be sure that the TV is out of reach of water splashes. Or if you like to cool off after a soak or shower, install a small beverage center, complete with miniature refrigerator and sink. You could even add a wine chiller or coffee pot depending on your drink preferences. Spa or no spa, be sure to take the time to relax and unwind once in a while. Get creative and discover ways to incorporate a little indulgence in your everyday life.
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Receptionist for fast paced optometry office in Westfield. PT or FT. Fax resume to 317-896-5335 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Part time (20 hours) Lawson Elser, Inc., Consulting Engineers 650 E. Carmel Dr., #150 Carmel, IN 46032 Send Resume to (317) 574-9431 FAX
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