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DISPATCHES Zionsville Country Vet Halloween Party - On Oct. 26 from 1-4, Zionsville Country Veterinary Clinic, 5366 S. Indianapolis Rd., will hold a Halloween party. Bring your pets in costume and enjoy kid’s crafts, a photo booth, and more. For more information, call 769-PETS.

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Blues on the Bricks - The Paul Holdman Trio with special guest The Tommy Baldwin Trio will be featured at Blues on the Bricks from 8 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Le Dolce Vita, 10 S. Main St. There will be a $5 cash cover charge.

Phillip Owens, Regina Owens, Gale Sammons-Welch, and Victor Owens outside Jewel Box Jewelers located at 100 South Main Street. Phillip Owens and his wife, Regina, are co-owners, Victor serves as the onsite jeweler, and Gale Sammons-Welch is the store manager. Not pictured, sales person Nancy Burrell. (Photos by Anya Albonetti)

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AnnCatherine Heigl was recently selected by her ZCHS freshmen class as Homecoming Princess. (Photo by Anya Albonetti) Founded March 20 2012, at Zionsville, IN Vol. II, No. 29 Copyright 2013. Current Publishing, LLC All Rights Reserved. 30 South Range Line Road Carmel, IN 46032 317.489.4444 The views of the columnists in Current in Zionsville are their own and do not necessarily reflect the positions of this newspaper.

40 years of jewels and stories

Pumpkins and Hayrides – The Zionsville Lions Club is offering this free event from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 as a way to say thank you to everyone who has visited Lions Park throughout the year. The club will offer free hayrides through the park and pumpkins to paint while supplies last. Food and drinks will be available for a donation including roasting your own s’mores. There will also be a costume contest at 4 p.m. in the gazebo along with games and activities.

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Jewel Box Jewelers on Main Street recently celebrated forty years in business. The store was originally located in a newly conbusiness structed Boone Village when it opened in 1973. Through the years, Jewel Box has experienced continued success due to its dedication to excellent customer service, unique selections, and watch and jewelry repair. In addition, one special service that Jewel Box offers is the repurposing of customer jewelry. Repurposing jewelry naturally lends itself to storytelling, and Regina Owens has her own story about a special ring she wears every day. Years ago, when her mother was in the hospital with ovarian cancer, someone stole her mother’s ring.  After her mother passed away, Regina was sorting through her jewelry box and found a little bag of diamonds and gold. She gave it to her husband, Phillip, and he made it into a ring. “It’s a part of him (Phillip) and a part of her. I always wear it. It’s all I have left from my mother,” Regina said. Another recent Jewel Box client now wears a special pendant to “treasure her grandmother’s memory”. The client did not wear rings, but she was


Professional Networking Event - From 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 30 there will be a networking event at Hopwood Cellars Winery, 12 E Cedar St. This is a free event, open to all business professionals looking to make new connections. Bring plenty of business cards and enjoy a glass of wine while learning about Zionsville Gold.

Repurposing jewelry with special meaning is a unique part of Jewel Box’s business. Shown here is a new ring Phillip created for Regina using diamonds and gold from her mother.

given her grandmother’s ring collection when she passed away, so she decided to create a pendant with the help of Jewel Box. She met with Gale, and they worked together to create a perfect design for a pendant, with all the stones from her grandmother’s rings and an addition of her grandmother’s birthstone to complete the piece.   “It came out beautifully”, the client stated.  “It (Repurposing) is a big part of what we do. We take the old and make something new,” Welch said. “All jewelry has a story.” The ability to provide unique and meaningful pieces is essential to a jeweler’s success and Jewel Box has proven that for 40 years.

Open House - Stop by the Rose Pet Memorial Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 26 and noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 to see their new pet funeral home. Each day at 2 p.m. Wesley Hoppenrath, attorney at law, will present a seminar about estate planning for your pets. Animal communicator Karen Glickert will be available each day from noon to 3 p.m. to talk with you about your pets. Each session is 15 minutes and costs $25. The Rose Pet Memorial Center is at 9595 Valparaiso Ct. For more information call 873-4500. Holiday Magic in the Village – Help decorate Zionsville for the holidays by placing a Scotch pine tree in front of your home or business. Each tree is fresh cut from Indiana and is 5 ½ to 7 feet tall. Trees will be available for pick up or delivery after 1 p.m. on Nov. 23. The cost of the tree is $18 if you pick up your tree at Brown’s on Fifth, 315 N. Fifth St., or $30 if you have your tree and stake delivered to your home and set up. Orders must be placed by Oct. 28. For more information, email

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Mark your calendars for Nov. 2 and join in a fun evening to support Zionsville educators. This event will take place from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. at the Indianapolis Executive Airport, 11329 E. Ind. 32. Enjoy an evening of food, music, live auction and presentations from Zionsville Education Foundation recipients. Tickets are $100 per person and tables of 10 are encouraged. Festival fall attire is encouraged. All proceeds from this event will be used to fund classroom grants and promote academic excellence. If you’d like more information about how to get tickets, email tphillips@ For the full release, visit On the Web tab.

Spirits are invited to attend the second Masquerade on Main from 7 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 26 at The Sanctuary, 75 N. Main St. in Zionsville. The party will feature a costume competition with prizes for the best, most original and best-executed costumes. There will also be tarot and angel readings, entertainment, food and a full cash bar. Advance tickets are $25 and $30 at door. Once you purchase a ticket, your name will be added to a reservation list. If you’d like a receipt of your ticket, make sure you print your order from the Internet browser. Proceeds will benefit the United Methodist Children’s Home in Lebanon. For more information, contact kpierle@nanoel. com or call 733-117. For the full release, visit On the Web tab.

The Lions club is looking for a few good men and women to join its group to help make a difference in the community. The club is hosting an information session about the club at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the Zionsville Lions Clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St. If you’d like to learn more about the information session, contact membership director Tara Worthley at 219-508-9040. For the full release, visit On the Web tab.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation has approved $373,804.72 in grant funding to local fire departments, law enforcement agencies and emergency medical services. The focus of the foundation is to support the future of public safety and to provide grant funding to local agencies for critical public safety needs across Indiana. Grants up to $4,000 are provided. The Town of Zionsville Fire Department received $4,000 to provide funds for the implementation of a county-wide firefighter accountability system. For more information, visit On the Web tab.


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I have a favorite coffee mug Commentary by Ward Degler

I looked for my favorite coffee mug this morning and couldn’t find it. I started pawing through the mugs on the shelf thinkplain talk ing it got pushed to the back. It wasn’t there, so I picked one we got at a dentist’s office. It has a picture of a smiling bear and the word “Grin” on it. This put me into a reflective mood, so I sorted through the collection of mugs, pondering the virtues of each. There are several from places we have visited. Mattappoisett, Mass., is a charming little town with a lighthouse on Buzzards Bay. It made me wonder why so many towns in Massachusetts have double t’s and double s’s. Several come from the “cute and clever” department including one with a picture of a guy adding up columns of numbers on the side of an elephant. “It’s nice to have someone to count on,” it says. Another has the word “coffee” in six languages. I’ll take that one with me if I ever travel around the world. “Espresso, Monsieur?”

Another has the call letters of a defunct radio station. I get all misty-eyed over that one. I liked that station. One of my mugs has the word “Grandpa” in six languages. I’ll probably pack that one along on my round-the-world trip. I have one from a dinner theater. It’s classy with sloped sides. I don’t remember the play, but I like the mug. I have several from churches, others from civic organizations, and yet others representing industry. I like these because of their creative slogans. “Resource” one says, “it’s all you need.” I would hope so. Another I like says, “Don’t talk to me until this is empty.” My favorite is totally blank. The message has disappeared after countless washings. Sort of like my fading memory. Ward Degler lives in Zionsville with his wife and dog. He is author of “The Dark Ages of My Youth ... and Times More Recent.”You may contact him at

Dispatches Halloween Trick or Treating - The times for trick or treating around town will be 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Be careful to watch for children crossing neighborhood streets after dark.

Casalini Portraits 40th Anniversary Celebration – From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 Clowes Hall Grand Lobby at Butler University will be transformed with Tom Casalini’s unique portraits spanning 40 years. To purchase tickets online, visit

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Sara’s Soldiers fight on

By Abby Walton •

left behind a husband, young daughter and many family and friends who loved her. “Her death really hit me hard because I have At just 24-years old, Sara Moyer Carpenter a daughter about the same age as Sara’s,” was told, “You have breast cancer.” However, Chastain said. She and another sorority sister, this Ball State University fundrasier alum and Pi Beta Phi soror- Christina Young, decided to do something to honor Carpenter’s memory and raise money to ity member never let her help find a cure. diagnosis define her. “We created a group called “She actually had her first Sara’s Soldiers. Last year we did chemo treatment on her 25th the Susan G. Komen Race for birthday,” said Heather Chastain, a Cure in her honor and raised a sorority sister of Carpenter’s. $2,000,” Chastain said. But they Chastain said during her treatdidn’t stop there. ments, Carpenter met two other “Sara always believed in young women dealing with varifighting the good fight when it ous types of cancer. Together, came to cancer treatments and they started throwing Cancer research. So we wanted to conSucks parties to raise money for tinue this and help find a cure,” cancer research. Chastain said. After battling breast cancer, One of the many ways life returned to normal for Carthey’re helping is by holding a penter. However, at age 30 she Cancer Sucks party in memory learned that the cancer was of Carpenter. back, and it had spread. “Even though Sara was from “I would look on her Facebook Noblesville, we decided to hold and see updates about her treatthe party in Zionsville because ments and prognosis and alshe has so many friends and though the news wasn’t always Sara Moyer Carpenter with her daughter, Annaliese. (Photo by family around the Central great, Sara was always posiAbby Custer Photography.) Indiana area,” Chastain said. tive,” Chastain said. After a long By auctioning off some amazing gift packages, struggle, Carpenter lost her fight with cancer on Chastain said they hope to raise lots of money September 25, 2012. She was 30 years old and

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With Halloween approaching, many people are looking for that perfect pumpkin to carve. Before you design something fundraiser spooky, you might want to hear about a way to be creative and give back to your favorite cause. This is the idea behind Pumpkins for a Purpose. “I’d heard of a project where they painted pumpkins pink for breast cancer and I thought it would be fun to tweak the idea so that people could get creative with painting pumpkins and we could benefit multiple organizations,” stated Leigh Ann Akard, the sponsor for this event. Akard said anyone interested needs to bring his or her painted pumpkin to Akard True Value Hardware at 25 Boone Village Shopping Center by Oct. 21. Along with the pumpkin, people can bring a poster (no more than 4 x 6 inches), that names the pumpkin along with information about the charity. “I’m excited to see how creative people get with their pumpkins,” Akard stated. In front of each pumpkin will also be a donation can. Akard said people can place a penny in each can, and each group can keep the money donated for their cause. “Then the pumpkin with the most votes will get a $100 donation made to their charitable organization from our store,” Akard said. The public will be able to vote from Oct. 21

Akard’s pumpkin, “Minions against MS”. Akard said she hopes other organizations will get creative to raise money. (Submitted photo)

through Oct. 31. The winning pumpkin will be featured at the Boone Village Halloween Party on Oct. 29. Photos of each pumpkin will be featured on Akard True Value Hardware’s Facebook page. For every 10 photo shares, Akard’s will donate $1 to that pumpkin’s collection can. Akard said her store is even getting in on the fun. “Our pumpkin is called Minions against MS. We have a dear friend and employee who is battling MS and all the money from our vote jars will go to MS research,” Akard said. So get creative instead of scary, and give your pumpkin a purpose.




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Back in the day The first interurban electric car came through Zionsville at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 17, 1903. It ran down the center of Main Street and was part of the T.H.E. & I. line. The interurbans were known as “wind splitters” because, compared to the big steam engines, they had a more pointed, aerodynamic front and rounded tail so they would “split the wind” as they zipped along. The original line ran from Terre Haute to Indianapolis with the company later acquiring a line that stopped in Zionsville en route from Indianapolis to Lafayette. In 1910, Indianapolis had up to 400 arrivals of interurban trains per day with the largest interurban railway terminal in the world. It operated until 1930 in Zionsville when it was replaced by a bus service. The last interurban route was between Indianapolis and Seymour. The last two trains on this route crashed in to each other. This new way of transportation arrived in Zionsville with mixed reviews - some residents felt it would help build up the town while others feared it might destroy it. Similar discussions over keeping the old while welcoming the new continue today. (Photo and history provided by Sullivan Munce Cultural Center)

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DREES REDEFINES WHAT A CUSTOM HOME IS Homecoming Court photo – 1st Row – Princesses - Jaclyn Pullen (11), Megan Tiller (10), AnnCatherine Heigl (9) 2nd Row – Senior Queen Candidates – Dixe Schillaci, Clare Leonard, Rachel Miller, Candice Park, Mary Mulligan. (Submitted photo)

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Changes to Bender Square – Walking along Bender Square in Zionsville, you might notice some new stores. Dorothy Bender, owner of Bender Square, said Delaney’s Shoppe will open soon. This store will have unique gifts, clothing and home items. Owner Mary Larson already has Delaney stores in Fishers, Carmel, the Fashion Mall and Geist. Bender said she’s been told to look for a big open house in November. The children’s clothing store, Jack and Jill, will be closing and Bender said she’s looking for a new tenant. Jack and Jill will remain open until a new business enters that space.

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Locals headed to national tennis tournament Recently, members from the Men’s 55 and over team based out of the Carmel Racquet Club won the USTA league Midwest Regional tennis tournament in Ft. Wayne, Ind., clinching a spot for them at nationals next April in Scottsdale, Ariz. Zionsville residents Todd Biberdorf and Court Jackson are among the team of players from Carmel, Fishers, Indianapolis, Shelbyville and Louisville. Coach Dick McKenna shared how these team members have played together in the USTA league for over 28 years. “What makes us our team special, more so than the individual talent and ability, is the friendship, the respect, the camaraderie, the trust and the selflessness we all share and show each other during these magic carpet rides we take together each year,” McKenna stated. Front row from left: Stig Ljungren (Fishers), Chip Bondurant (Indianapolis), Paul Cantrell (Indianapolis), Steve Brock (Indianapolis) Back Row from left: Jim Hall (Carmel), Todd Biberdorf (Zionsville), Dave Hoegberg (Indianapolis), Greg Griffey (Shelbyville), Brian Martin (Louisville), Will Higgins (Indianapolis), Court Jackson (Zionsville), Dick McKenna, Coach (Indianapolis). Not Pictured: Joe Riedman (Indianapolis), Dave Read (Carmel)

New Firefighter Sworn in - On Oct. 7 three new ZFD fire fighters were sworn in at the monthly Town Council meeting. From left, Town Council President Jeff Papa, Brendan Eckert, Firefighter/EMT Dennis Eckert, Firefighter/Paramedic Evan Maher, John Maher , Firefighter/EMT Sean Mitchell holding daughter Lexi, Fire Chief James VanGorder.

INDY READS: BOONE COUNTY One in five adults can’t read this newspaper. Come learn how you can help improve literacy by tutoring an adult. Volunteer Orientation 4-5:30 pm Friday, October 25 6:30-8 pm Tuesday, Oct. 29 Lebanon Public Library (second floor) To register call (765) 482-3460 x275 or e-mail

Promoted to merit Captain - After the induction of new firefighters, three seasoned fire fighters were promoted to the rank of merit Captain. From left, Town Council President Jeff Papa, Firefighter/EMT Jason Potts with son Drew, Firefighter/EMT David Kail with wife Emily, Firefighter/EMT Todd Scales with wife Leigh Ann Akard, Fire Chief James VanGorder. 


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Town council recap What happened: Consideration of voluntary annexation of Bedell property What it means: Request for annexation of 1.966 acres located in Worth Township. There was a public hearing with no opposition.

What’s next: Vote will occur at the Nov. 4 council meeting.

What happened: Introduction of the 2014 town budget What it means: The 2014 budget was brought before the town council for review with slight increases in several line items including healthcare, property and equipment. Public hearing was held with no comments or opposition.

What’s next: The council will meet Oct. 28 for a special meeting to approve budget.

What happened: Consideration for change in fee schedule for Zionsville’s building permits What it means: The building permit fees have not been updated since 2001. This fee increase is comparable to surrounding communities’ fee schedule.

What’s next: Updated fee schedule was unanimously approved. Fee increase will go into effect 90 days after hearing and will add more money to the general fund.

What happened: Consideration to vacate old 106th Street What it means: The Zionsville Redevelopment Commission petitioned the Town of Zionsville to vacate portions of old 106th Street east of its intersection with Bennett Parkway. This road is redundant under the new development along Bennett Parkway.

What’s next: The resolution was approved by a vote of 6-0.

What happened: Appointments to the Common Construction Wage Committee What it means: The Town Council appointed Andy Pickell and Norb Stransky to serve as a taxpayer representative and industry representative, respectively, serving on the Common Construction Wage Committee. The committee will make determinations on projects of public works. The first project to commence is the clearing and grading on approximately 89 acres of the former Dow property and updating sub-surface storm water infrastructure.

What’s next: The resolution was approved by a vote of 6-0.

What happened: Ordinance amending animal control policies. What it means: As a result of an incident earlier in the year, an ordinance to create new policies with regard to potentially dangerous animals was reviewed.

What’s next: The resolution was approved by a vote of 6-0.

What happened: Consideration of contract for media relations services with Kathryn Snedeker Communications What it means: Councilor Suarez discussed the appointment of a communications consultant for the town. This position would help to build a communications infrastructure as the Town of Zionsville currently has no communications officer, while similar communities have three to five people on staff. This position would be effective immediately at a rate of $2500/month for a six-month contract.

What’s next: The resolution was approved by a vote of 6-0.

New communications consultant - Kate Healey Snedeker, APR, is the new communications consultant for the Town of Zionsville. Snedeker has more than 20 years of experience in communications in Indianapolis, including serving as press secretary for the mayor of Indianapolis and press secretary to the Speaker of the Indiana House. Prior to starting her own firm, Snedeker spent 10 years at Emmis Communications. There she served as senior communications counsel and led the company’s internal and external corporate communications efforts. Her current clients include Emmis, Lumina Foundation and Mainstreet Property Group. She is a member of the Hoosier Lottery CommisSnedeker sion, the Westfield Public Works and Safety Commission, and is a past Butler University Alumni Board President. She lives in Westfield with her husband and two children, a first grader and a second grader. She can be reached at; on LinkedIn; and on Twitter: KateSned. Detailed town council reports are posted on the town’s Website at The next regular town council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4. A special meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 to approve the 2014 budget.

Dispatches Grant Applications - Zionsville’s Tri Kappa Chapter is now accepting grant applications from local schools, teachers and nonprofits. The organization brings women together to promote close, unselfish relationships for the promotion of charity, culture and education. Over the last 12 months Zionsville members have hosted several successful fundraisers including the annual Santa Breakfast and Purse Auction. Proceeds from these events will be distributed through an annual grant allocation process. Criteria and detailed grant information is available for download at Questions should be directed togrants@zionsvilletrikappa. org. The deadline is Nov. 1.

The Arc of Greater Boone County - October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. If honor of this month, Arc wants to let people know about their job connection program. This helps local companies match job openings with qualified people with disabilities. Employment consultants can assist in training the employee and employer, and periodic follow-ups assist in long-term job stability. To learn about free hiring incentives and benefits to employers, call Cliff Miller or Amanda Davids at 765-482-6815.

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Crowning moment

ZCHS students vote with their heart for Homecoming Princess

The Heigl Family on Homecoming night. From left, John, Laura, AnnCatherine, Lillie, Mari, and Tim (photo by Ginna Royalty)

By Kelly Matthews •

Laura explained that her daughter understands that being elected to Homecoming Court is a huge honor, but does not understand the Look closely at Zionsville’s Homecoming PrinAge: 14 significance of a person with Down syndrome cess for 2013. See anything different? Born: Zionsville being chosen in general. AnnCatherine Heigl is Family: John (49), “We hope other families who have a child with cover story a Freshman Princess. Her Laura (49), Tim (20), Down syndrome will be encouraged by AnnCatheresume boasts the usual Lillie (17), Mari (12) rine’s honor,” Laura said, “That they will have hope activities - cheerleader, tennis team and choir • AnnCatherine that their child can have a fun and fulfilling life.” member. She is even studying Spanish. She is loves to cheer, be with friends, As AnnCatherine’s name was called Homecomdescribed by friends as sweet, kind, and a good Friday popcorn/ ing night, her sisters and brother proudly walked student who loves Taylor Swift and appreciates movie night, with her. “Lillie and Mari had tears streaming a killer mani-pedi. tennis, Facebook, Emme Shank with down their faces from the start,” Laura said, “and AnnCatherine also has Down syndrome. AnnCatherine before iPhone and Tim was trying so hard not to cry that he looked On Homecoming night, many people in the a game. (photo by Brick texting. like he was in pain!” crowd blinked back tears as AnnCatherine was Street Photography) “They (the fresh“It was so exciting,” said AnnCatherine, “I had escorted by her siblings across the football field. men class) gave her a gift and memory that so much fun.” She was beaming, her face alight A young fan in the stands heard the roar as will last a lifetime,” Laura said, “Every special needs parent prays for acceptance and unwith excitement. “I love the little crown and the AnnCatherine’s name was called and asked his derstanding for their child so I was excited sash that says I’m a princess,” she said, “I’m mother if the queen had just been crowned. It for AnnCatherine but proud of her freshmen really, really happy.” was that loud. class. What a tremendous group of kids with Even though one of her brother’s friends teas“Not yet,” the mother told him, “just a very amazing character.” ingly calls AnnCatherine a punk, now AnnCathspecial princess.” A special princess with a erine is quick to correct the offender. lot of fans. As AnnCatherine finished her walk “I am a princess,” she said, smiling widely. across the field, she was met by a screaming “We were just hoping she would be able to walk AnnCatherine is not the first young woman group of girls holding signs that read, “We love and talk.” with a disability to be honored by her peers AnnCatherine.” The family said a huge celebration was held on Homecoming night. This year at Noblesville, The Heigl’s are a close knit, supportive and when AnnCatherine learned to ride a bike. She senior Lauren Woodrum was elected queen. She protective family. Sister Lillie says she just didn’t stop there. At football games, she is in uniis legally blind. At Butler Traditional High School couldn’t keep it together when a teacher inform cheering on the team, and the Heigl family near Louisville, Ky., Jamesha Beard got the nod. formed her that AnnCatherine had been voted is out in full force cheering for her. Siblings Lillie, She struggles with developmental delays. In Freshman Homecoming Princess. Mari and Tim describe AnnCatherine as “beautiTexas last year, another young lady with Down “I started to cry,” Lillie said, “and then ful on the inside, loving and a kind person.” Her syndrome, Mariah Slick, was elected queen. AnnCatherine started to cry, too. Our parents mother, Laura, said AnnCatherine knows she has “Could it be that young people are starting to didn’t stand a chance when we called them!” Down syndrome (and doesn’t particularly like it) vote with their hearts?” asked a parent in the As the family was celebrating, a friend asked but that she works hard to fit in with her friends stands last Friday night as she wiped her eyes. parents Laura and John if they ever dreamed and fellow students. “Can they see that the more love and understandthat AnnCatherine would be a Homecoming “She just tries so hard at everything she ing we show others, the happier we can be?” Princess. “Are you kidding?” Laura said tearfully, does,” Laura said. A friend asked parents Laura and John if they ever dreamed that AnnCatherine would be a Homecoming Princess. “Are you kidding?” Laura said tearfully, “We were just hoping she would be able to walk and talk.”

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Homecoming Queen Mary Mulligan crowned After AnnCatherine and her fellow princesses took their places along with the sophomore and junior royalty, the thrills just kept on coming. As the candidates for queen took the field, cries of “Hail Mary!” echoed around the stadium, especially from the seniors. It looked like the student body had made up its mind before the winner was even announced. “Homecoming is no longer just a popularity contest,” one student said. “All the girls in the running for queen are beautiful, talented and accomplished.” Another student added, “But this year we were looking for something more. Mary is the real deal - nice and agreeable but seriously hilarious.” Queen Mary did not disappoint. As her name was announced as Queen, Mary and her escort Thomas Mattingly suddenly, surprisingly and very unexpectedly “busted a move.” Together, they broke into an 80s dance classic - the Robot. The student body and crowd roared and students shot a white cloud of baby powder into the air - apparently a 2013 student seal of approval.


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FR O M   T H E BACKSHOP Who’s telling the jokes in D.C.?

Kicking the can It is our position that big government has become counterproductive. The president of the United States and Congress are treating the national budget crisis like a big game of “Kick the Can.” The “can” symbolizes major issues that go decades without resolution and continue to affect the livelihood of the American people. Nothing seems to get resolved as the “can” is kicked further down the road just so the players can keep the game going, i.e., remain in office to collect a handsome salary and lifelong benefits. The latest such issue involves a government shutdown resulting in hundreds of thousands of federal employees being furloughed with interruptions in service affecting government contractors and consumers. The shutdown will cost taxpayers even more money with the promise of interest on back pay owed to furloughed employees. Perhaps the president and Congress should move their game to the sandbox where they can all learn to get along. Continuing an endless federal spending spree on credit is really no different than recklessly racking up debt on a personal credit card and having the limit raised so it doesn’t have to be paid off. New debt ceilings can’t be purchased at the hardware store. They come at a much higher cost.

Clear as mud Commentary by Terry Anker With full understanding that one is likely being judged for relying upon the antiquated form of an actual dictionary for information rather than asking Siri, I must begin by noting that recently I pulled a dusty book from the shelf, and with great intention split the tome seeking a greater understanding of a single word. It is true, much of our comprehension comes from the context in which a word is expressed but, if words matter, shouldn’t we make them as precise as our meager abilities might allow them to be? On this particular occasion, a commentator on the BBC world radio station was, as British commentators on the BBC world radio station often do, making use of the English language in a way that exceeded my ability to keep up. The words he deployed, while no doubt entertaining, struck the listener as if designed to intentionally obfuscate the matter at hand. Perhaps, the point was clear but an incomplete command of

the vernacular was the problem. So with the dictionary retrieved and a quick perusal accomplished, I discovered that the tone of the smooth-tongued journalist indeed was inconsistent with what he was actually saying! Words like Quantitative Easing – now shortened in some circles to simply QE – often intentionally belie the intention of the ones behind the fancy phraseology. What is the Defense of Marriage Act designed to defend? Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? TARP? (Which, by the way, is Troubled Asset Recovery Act). These are all very nice words. How can these not be good things? We like “care” and “defend” and “asset.” Listening is an action. Our duty is to treat it that way.

Terry Anker is an associate editor of Current Publishing, LLC. You may e-mail him at terry@currentincarmel. com.

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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

- Carl Jung

You might have heard this, but those legislative giants in the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill recently to guarantee back pay for all federal employees furloughed in the continuing government shutdown. As of press time, the Senate had yet to undertake voting on the same measure. How benevolent it was of the Republican-controlled House to approve what amounts to more paid vacation time for federal workers. Yes, the House members of the Grand Old Party really have their priorities straight. But we can’t and shouldn’t blame these workers; we’re certain they’re just as convulsed in laughter as we are over how pitifully injudicious their bosses are. Or, maybe not. When you consider the body of evidence inside the Beltway, perhaps being paid to not work is just business as usual. If that’s the prevailing model, there certainly is ample substantiation of achievement on that front. ••• Public safety in Zionsville got a boost recently with the appointment and swearing-in of three full-time firefighters. Dennis Eckert, Evan Maher and Sean Mitchell recited the firefighter oath and received their badges. Additionally, firefighters Jason Potts, David Kail and Todd Scales were promoted to the rank of merit captain. According to the town, they, too, said the firefighter oath to affirm their new roles as leaders within the department and received their new badges. These six gentlemen and their counterparts are to be congratulated and valued for all they do to keep the community safe. ••• We were provided inaccurate information on the date for the public hearing for the Zionsville town budget. The public hearing actually has taken place. On Oct. 28, the Zionsville Town Council will vote on adoption of the budget. If you were able, we hope you participated in the hearing. Brian Kelly, publisher, and Steve Greenberg, general manager, are co-owners of Current Publishing, LLC. Write them at info@

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Really, I do love Doo!

Commentary by Danielle Wilson

During the weekend a woman approached me at Meijer. As always, I braced myself for a verbal assault. Instead she told me how humor much she loved my column and how well she related to my life. But when my husband returned from the breakfast food aisle, she said, “And this must be Doo. I don’t know how you stand it, with her always ragging on you in a public forum. It must be terrible for you to live with her!” She was dead serious. We all kind of chuckled and then carried on with our separate shopping runs. But the encounter rattled me. Do all of my adoring fans think I hate my husband? Do you all feel we’re on the brink of divorce? Granted, he frustrates me often, and I still can’t understand why cleaning out the garage trumps putting dirty plates in the dishwasher, but truth be told, I like my husband. A lot. So in a departure from my normal “Doo is honking me off,” rant, I’m going to focus on just one of the many reasons why I love him. Bottom line, Doo gets me. He embraces my crazy and understands that as irrationally as I can sometimes behave (particularly around the third week of the month), together we make an amazing partnership. “Wonder spouse power, activate!” For example, just the other day we were trying to resolve a disagreement with a friend. My

immediate response was to shy away from the conflict and allow the person to take advantage of me simply so I could avoid a confrontation. Doo went in the opposite direction, using every hyperbole he could dream up and numerous references to the People’s Court. While we were hashing out our distinctly different opinions, he was able to beef up my confidence so that I could take a stand, and I was able to back him off the litigation ledge. “Form of … a great team!” This summer when we were traveling through North Africa and Turkey, every time I wanted to bag a new experience because I was anxious or tired or afraid of the indigenous snake population, Doo reminded me that this was a once-in-alifetime trip. (Also that if I did somehow manage to get myself bitten by a cobra, I would have an incredibly cool story to tell, assuming I survived.) He refused to allow me to miss any such opportunities. So, yes, I do love my husband, and I know that I am very lucky to have him in my life. I ask that you please remember this one column should you ever see us in the dairy section at Meijer. Peace out. Danielle Wilson is a contributing columnist. You may e-mail her at

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Now comes the ‘won’t’ list

Commentary by Mike Redmond

I have a birthday coming up, and a big one it is. Not quite the milestone of 60 or 65, but a significant number just the same. humor My first thought is that I ought to use this as a time of reflection, but then I remember that I’ve seen my reflection and it isn’t all that interesting. I feel strongly that this should be a grown-up kind of birthday. By that I mean I have outgrown the “I want I want I want” birthdays of kidhoods, when October meant a chocolate cake, a new toy gun for the arsenal and a $10 bill from Grandma. Now, because I have reached a certain age – I’ll be 59 if you must know – I no longer have a list of what I want, mostly because I don’t want anything. I don’t eat cake, I still have a few of my toy guns and I can get my own $10 bill. No, this is not the birthday of want. Instead it is the birthday of won’t. As in, I am old enough now to start naming the things I no longer intend to do. Now that I am 59, or nearly so, I won’t eat broccoli. On this I am following the lead of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, who in 1990 declared that he was never wanted to see broccoli on his plate again. ‘’I do not like broccoli,’’ he said, “and I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United

States, and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.’’ President Bush was 65 when he made that declaration, so perhaps I’m jumping the gun a little. I don’t care. I don’t like broccoli, either, and even if I’m not president, I’m done with it. Now before you broccoli lovers start lecturing me about how good it is and how good it is for you, let me point out that I eat plenty of other vegetables, including most of the examples from the same plant family, the brassicas (from the Latin for “who passed gas?”). I love cabbage. I love cauliflower (until you cook it, in which case, no thanks). I love Brussels sprouts (but only if they’re roasted with olive oil and plenty of salt until the outer leaves get brown and crunchy). I’m partial to kohlrabi, fond of mustard greens, adore collards and have been known to make a pig of myself on turnips and greens. I think that should get me a pass. Besides, broccoli lovers, with me out of the way that’s just more for the rest of you. At some point a man has to put down his size-12 foot and make a declaration about who he is. This is that time. I am Mike Redmond and I am a guy who does not eat broccoli, and that is that. Mike Redmond is an author, journalist, humorist and speaker. Write him at mike@ mikeredmondonline. com or P.O. Box 44385, Indianapolis, IN 46244.

Inside jokes, I’m full of them Commentary by Dick Wolfsie

Lately I’ve been home staring at the four walls. Actually all 28 walls. When you are bored, you count things. I have also humor been staring out each of my 16 windows. I’ve been stuck indoors the last few weeks, so I needed to find humorous topics inside my house. Problem is that in more than 600 newspaper columns, I’ve already written about most of the rooms - including the two baths. My very first column was about the garage. Successful people like Levi Strauss and Steve Jobs began their careers with ideas conceived in the garage. This really bugs me. I have never started anything noteworthy in my garage besides my l978 Ford Pinto when it was only nine degrees outside. I also have written about the basement. Well, we called it the basement until we invested a boatload of money to fix it up; then we started calling it the lower level. The plan was to make a beautiful room where we could entertain guests, sip wine and talk about good books. We had a pool table, but we only used the cue sticks to wrangle cobwebs from the ceiling. The playing surface became the perfect resting area for a year’s supply of Bush’s baked beans. We finally sold the pool table. It cost us more to get rid of it than to buy it. The area looks much more open now, but I keep tripping over the cans of beans. After we got a new washing machine in the

laundry room, I wrote about how complicated the instructions were. The buttons gave me options such as silk, cotton, or wool. One setting said hand wash, but I wasn’t going to stick my fingers in there so I opted for Purel instead. The dryer had a setting called super hot, which I told my wife was a setting especially for her. Sounds romantic, but we weren’t at a dreamy little café. We were standing knee-deep in dirty sheets and underwear. As for the living room and dining room, I wrote about picking out colors for our new carpeting based on the decorating bestseller, “50 Shades of Beige.” I also admitted that in my home office my prized possession, a signed cartoon strip by Charles Schulz, was probably a forgery and not even worth peanuts. I’ve written six columns concerning the kitchen - about expired food, toaster ovens, microwaves and how to properly stack plates in the dishwasher. I have never written about our bedroom because there is no funny stuff going on in there. Hmmm … I may need to rewrite that sentence. I hope to get out more so I can gain more insights for my next humor column.

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Local talent shown at annual film festival

Are you yearning to watch a movie you can actually relate to, rather than view yet another shoot ‘em up flick? film The Heartland Film Festival probably has a movie to fit your tastes. The 22nd incarnation of the event arrives Oct. 17 and continues through Oct. 26. A record of 134 independent films will be shown at a record number of theaters in Indianapolis. Tim Irwin, Heartland Film Festival’s artistic director, recommends coming out for two events if viewers are short on time. The opening ceremony will be conducted Oct. 17 and will feature the world premiere of “Gimme Shelter” starring actress Vanessa Hudgens. The screenings will be at 4 and 7:30 p.m. at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and a special red carpet event with the stars will be held at 6:15 p.m. The following day, Oct. 18, all the winning movies will be screened twice at the AMC theaters in Castleton, 6020 E. 82nd St. in Indianapolis. “Come for the star power and stay for the movies,” Irwin said. The awards ceremony will be held in the intimate confines of the Indiana Repertory Theatre on Oct. 19, but unfortunately it has already sold out. And on Oct. 26 the festival will come to a close with a premiere of “The Book Thief” and a red carpet event featuring Academy Awardwinning actor Geoffrey Rush. Robert and Alison Spoonmore of Zionsville had watched their sons grow up with the emerging Internet culture, and a big part of that was posting videos to YouTube. Aimless videos. So Spoonmore thought that someone needed to work with kids to help them hone their craft. “Let’s reward the storytellers,” Robert Spoonmore recalls thinking. So it was a good match when he teamed up with the Heartland Film Festival to sponsor its High School Film Competition in 2009. And he has been sponsoring the event every year since. “We really just liked what Heartland stood for,” Spoonmore said. The only requirements are that films be: • less than 10 minutes long • show positive change • tell stories of hope or inspiration • demonstrate transformative power (a more technical aspect of filmmaking) And of the record 71 films considered this year, 12 will be screened during the festival.

The director of the film determined as the best will receive a $2,500 scholarship, airfare and accommodations for the festival and a pass to see all the films. And the entries have grown to get a real international flavor, Spoonmore said, noting that only 7 had been submitted from Indiana. But Spoonmore said the real goal is to have young filmmakers sit down with Hollywood

directors and producers and learn from them. “I’m amazed at how Hollywood people seek them out,” he said. Spoonmore said he is constantly bowled over by the students’ enthusiasm and excitement. “We enjoy doing activities that enable high school kids to succeed.” he said. “It’s enlightening when you get to see the story through their eyes.”

Amy’s ‘Must-See’ Movies – Amy Pauszek of Ever Film Productions is a Fishers-based movie producer. She also serves as the social media chair for Heartland Film Festival and is a member of the Truly Moving Picture Jury. • ‘Life Inside Out’ – This film centers on a devoted mother of three teenage boys whose youngest son, Shane, is the family misfit. But upon discovering a forgotten guitar and playing at open-mic nights, the mother is able to connect to her son in new ways. Ultimately, her first brave steps Pauszek prove to be the catalyst for changing not only her life, but her son’s, in complex and unpredictable ways. • ‘The Crash Reel’ – Snowboarder Kevin Peace’s dreams of Olympic gold were sidelined when he suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him in a coma. His tight-knit family rallied around him, refusing to let him die. Their bonds were further tested when Kevin not only awoke, but wanted to return to his old competitive life. Chris’s ‘Must-See’ Movies – Christopher Lloyd is a Carmel-based awardwinning film critic with a bachelor’s degree in cinema from New York University and a master’s from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. • The Forgotten Kingdom – Atang Mokoenya is an unemployed, aimless young man who spends his days idling in the slums of Johannesburg. When his father dies, Atang must give up his selfish ways and fulfill his Lloyd father’s humble last wishes: to be buried in the rural kingdom of Lesotho, the country they left 15 years earlier in hopes of a better life. This epic story spans the rugged beauty of a little known mountain country where Atang finds the love of his life, and his place in this world. • Gimme Shelter – Gimme Shelter uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets of New Jersey. Based on the lives of actual homeless, pregnant young women, writer and director Ronald Krauss lived in the primary shelter for one year prior to production while writing the Gimme Shelter screenplay.

THIS WEEK Deborah Voigt - Opera singer Deborah Voigt is internationally known as one of the most versatile singers and endearing CARMEL personalities on the stage today. Born in the Midwest and revered for the singular beauty and power of her voice and her captivating presence. Voigt will perform in the operas of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss. Catch her performance at the Palladium in Carmel at 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Tickets start at $50. For more information, call 819-3503 or visit www. BMO Harris Bank Headless Horseman • Conner Prairie’s popular event is haunted by a few new visitors this year: Dr. Acula, a FISHERS vampire dermatologist; Beautisha the cosmetics-loving witch; Harry Fangger, the crooning werewolf; and more. • 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers • Gates open at 6 to 9 p.m. • Tickets in advance sold at central Indiana Marsh, MainStreet and O’Malia grocery stores; $10 for Thursday and Sunday shows; $12 if purchased at the gate. Tickets purchased for Friday and Saturday are $14 in advance and $16 at the gate. The event runs through Oct. 27 • 7766006 • Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk - The approximately two-hour historic courthouse ghost walk will begin at 7 p.m. NOBLESVILLE Oct. 19. From beer rooms to business, visit the places where the dead continue their spirited affairs and hear their empty voices call from beyond. The group will meet on the south side of the Court House Square. Reservations are required. Cost is $18 for adults, $13 for children and seniors. For more information, call 840-6456 or visit Grand Park Peek - The City of Westfield is hosting a Progress Preview Event at Grand Park Sports Campus from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. WESTFIELD 19. Attendees of the event will enjoy free refreshments, giveaways and will be encouraged to walk to multiple areas of the park to see the construction progress. This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in the main lot accessible from 191st Street west of Tomlinson Road. For more information visit Cancer Sucks - A group called “Sara’s Soldiers” will hold its first Cancer Sucks party on Oct. 19. This group is dedicated to zionsVILLE finding a cure for breast cancer in honor of Sara (Moyer) Carpenter. Sara died in 2012 at age 30, leaving behind a young daughter and husband. The event will be 7 to 10 p.m. at 6653 Westminster Dr., Zionsville. There’s a suggested $10 donation at the door. There will be a band, silent auction and more. If you’d like to see some of the auction items, visit SarasSoldiers. All proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


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Pinheads – 13825 Britton Park Rd., Fishers – Oct. 18 – Twin Peaks Oct. 19 – Alan Kaye and the Toons Casler’s Kitchen & Bar – 11501 Pavilion Dr., Fishers – www.caslers. com Oct. 18 – The Flying Toasters Oct. 19 – Next Degree Hopwood Cellars Winery – 12 E. Cedar St., Zionsville – Oct. 18 – Sukie Conley Oct. 19 – Less is More Moon Dog Tavern – 4825 E. 96th St., Indianapolis – Oct. 17 – 4 on the Floor Oct. 18 – Living Proof Hearthstone Coffee House & Pub – 8235 E. 116th St., Fishers – Oct. 18 – Branch Gordon Oct. 19 – Songwriters hosted by Branch Gordon Cobblestone Grill – 160 S. Main St., Zionsville - Oct. 18 – Scott Ballan Oct. 19 – Brett Wiscons Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery - 9101 Moore Rd., Zionsville – Oct. 18 – Cathy Morris Vogue Nightclub – 6259 N. College Ave., Indianapolis – Oct. 17 – Fountains of Wayne with Soul Asylum Oct. 18 – Deltron 3030 with Cosby Sweater, Itch


CCP opens 20th season Oct. 17

By Dawn Pearson •

Eleven local actresses portraying a variety of women in different life stages will unveil the human condition through individual theatre monologues in Carmel Community Player’s “Talking With…” The theatre’s opening play of its 20th season was written by Jane Martin and directed by Pamela Kingsley. It’s virtually 11 one-woman shows woven together to create an exceptional theatrical experience that will touch an audience deeply - whether you are male or female, married or single, Kingsley said. Each character tells their story through a series of monologues - some very touching, a few emotional and some humorous. The series of characters includes a snake handler, a daughter, a baton twirler, a washed-up rodeo cowgirl, a tattooed woman and an older woman in the twilight of her life. “The beauty of this play is it speaks to everyone, but it’s explosive and funny and heartbreaking at moments,” Kingsley said. “There are moments that just make you catch your breath. It’s like I’m seeing it again for the first time, each person brings something new to it. I think audiences will really love it.” Kingsley said she feels the CCP playhouse is a perfect venue, intimate, not too small and the theater will accommodate the play beautifully.

Ericka Barker plays a forlorn rodeo cowgirl in Carmel Community Players’ presentation of “Talking With…” (Submitted photo)

“I truly have very talented actresses, they are blowing me away, many have done theatre throughout the area, they are dedicated and kind of brilliant at times, you see a very high level of acting,” she said. Featured in the play are Elisabeth Anne Giffin, Jolyn Brewer, Tanya Haas, Ericka Barker, Becky Lee Macy, Christina Mathew, Nicole Ludwig, Sarah McGee, Lori Raffel, Tonya Fenimore and Laura Baltz. This show does contain adult themes that may be offensive to some audiences. It is not recommended for children under age 13. “Talking With…” • Oct. 17 through 27 • Thursday, Friday and Saturday showtimes are at 7:30 p.m and Sundays start at 2:30 p.m. • Tickets: adults $15, seniors and students $12. • For more information visit

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NIGHT & DAY Stonycreek Farm’s 41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival • Take your family out for a hayride, pick out a pumpkin, stop by various fall-themed vendors and enjoy some harvest food and activities for kids. • 1136 Ind. 38 E., Noblesville • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • $5 parking fee • 773-3344 •


Apple Store at Conner Prairie • The fall season isn’t complete without everything apple-related: apple cider, gourmet hand-dipped candy apples, apple cider slushies and other gift items. • 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. • Free without museum admission. • 776-6006


BMO Harris Bank Headless Horseman • Celebrating it’s 30th anniversary, Conner Prairie’s popular event is haunted by a few new visitors this year: Dr. Acula, a vampire dermatologist; Beautisha the cosmetics-loving witch; Harry Fangger, the crooning werewolf; and more. • 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers • Gates open at 6 to 9 p.m. • Tickets in advance sold at central Indiana Marsh, MainStreet and O’Malia grocery stores; $10 for Thursday and Sunday shows; $12 if purchased at the gate. Tickets purchased for Friday and Saturday are $14 in advance and $16 at the gate. The event runs through Oct. 27 • 776-6006 •


Nickel Plate Arts Presents: Jaberwocky Fishers • Love to hear and/or tell a good story? On the third Thursday of each month through Dec. 19, scheduled local nonprofessional storytellers will share their experiences in a story, followed by anyone in the audience who wants to tell a related three- to fourminute story. This month’s theme is: “The Scariest Thing That’s Ever Happened to Me!” Material appropriate for older teens and adults. Cash wine, beer and soft drinks available. Light snacks offered for free. • Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers • 7 to 8:30 p.m. • 452-360 • 773-9008 • Carmel Community Players Present: ‘Talking With…’ • An eclectic mix of female characters ranging from a baton twirler, a snake handler, an exrodeo rider and an actress desperate for a job entertain, move and terrify in this play that won the 1982 American Theater Critics Association Award. • Clay Terrace Lifestyle Center, Carmel • 8 p.m. Oct.17 through 19; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Runs through Oct. 27 • Adults: $15; $12 for students and seniors • 815-9387 • Movie Night in downtown Zionsville • Gather your friends and family, grab a latte and see the 2008 hit film “Twilight,” about a teenage girl who risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. • 7 p.m. • Darrins Coffee, 120 S. Main St., Zionsville • 733-4675 • The Center Presents: Gloria Gaynor • Disco and R&B singer, Gaynor is best known for her ‘70s hits, “Never Can Say Goodbye,” “Let Me Know (I Have a Right),” “I Am What I Am,” and “I Will Survive,” which topped Billboard’s Top Charts in 1979. • The Center at the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel • 8 p.m. • Tickets start at $48 • 843-3800 •

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Reservations required. $18; seniors 65 and older and children are $13 • 840-6456 • Westfield Playhouse Presents: ‘Mama Won’t Fly’ • In a race against time, Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to take her feisty mother from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. The problem? Mama won’t fly. A drive across the country produces hilarious mishaps and a new relationship between mother and daughter. • 1836 Ind. 32 W., Westfield • 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19; 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 • $12; $10 for seniors • 896-2707 • 22nd Annual Heartland Film Festival • Tired of watching the same kind of movies all the time? This 10-day film festival features independent, international and enlightening films. • Shown at AMC 14 Castleton Square, AMC Trader’s Point Showplace 12 and Wheeler Arts Community, Indianapolis. • Various times throughout the day and evening through Oct. 26. • Tickets may be purchased in advance at Marsh or online for $9 per ticket; $11 per ticket at the theater. 10-packs also sold at Marsh. • 464-9405 • heartland-film-festival/ Pumpkinfest/Country Market • Enjoy hayrides, country mazes, a pumpkin patch and much more. • 795 S. U.S. Hwy 421, Zionsville • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Noon to 6 p.m. on Oct. 20. Pumpkinfest is open each weekend through the end of October. Country Market store hours are also open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • $10 for adults; $9 for youth 3 to 15; free for those age 2 and under. • 7694556 •


The Hamilton Harvest Train • Just a 20-minute train ride will take visitors to a local pumpkin patch where they can enjoy the crisp, autumn air and family-friendly activities that include a farm animal petting zoo, face painting, and a child-size hay bale maze. Proceeds benefit the FFA. Lunch items, hot apple cider and hot chocolate also available. • Indiana Transportation Museum, Forest Park, Noblesville • Train departs at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 19; 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20. Reservations are recommended. • $12 for adults; children 2 to 12 are $8; children under 2 are free • 773-6000 • Country Fall Festival • Russell Farms has enough activities for kids to spend an entire day entertained: hayrides, a pumpkin patch, mazes, face painting, pumpkin decorations, pedal carts, petting zoo, bluegrass music, apple cider and more. • East 191st St., Noblesville • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. • $6 per person; children 2 and younger are free • 773-9078 •


Westfield Historic Underground Railroad Ghost Walk • Did you know Westfield has a haunted past? From ghosts of the underground railroad to modern-day gangsters, this walking tour tells the stories of many spirits that haunt the area. • Asa Bales Park, 132 W. Main St., Westfield • 7 p.m. •

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Fall is the season when the variation in temperatures needs to be considered by tailgaters. You can freeze and, a few hours later, risk sunburn. All in the same day. On a recent morning - just before dawn - the temperature was in the 30s, but by afternoon it had risen into the high 70s. Staying comfortable and enjoying being outdoors with temperature swings of 40 degrees is a challenge for tailgaters. Knowing the kickoff time for the game is key. To tailgate before a game that starts at noon, expect brisk morning air that will feel even colder if the wind is blowing. By afternoon, especially if your stadium seats are in the sun, you’ll be sweating and in need of sunscreen. For a night game, the pregame tailgating happens in the heat of the day where short sleeves will be appropriate. After sundown it can get downright cold. So what’s a fan supposed to do? Think of steps you can take to lessen the effects of nature. If it’s a cold morning, try to place yourself in the sun. To help escape the wind, park your vehicle as a windscreen up-wind from your gathering. Use your grill as a heat source or in more extreme conditions. We’ve even seen fans use portable wood-burning fire pots. Clothing choice is another key factor for your comfort during the entire day. Your mother always said that you should wear layers, and she was right. By layering, a tailgater can put on and take off items as needed.

A lightweight, waterproof windbreaker works great as an outside shell for protection from rain and wind, as well as retaining body heat. “Sublayer” with shirts and sweaters as conditions dictate, keeping flexibility in mind. For food calories and internal body heat, try this tailgaters’ favorite that can be eaten standing by the fire or sitting in the shade: Chicken Sloppy Joe’s - Buffalo Style. Buffalo chicken sandwich

Ingredients (makes eight sandwiches): 2 tablespoons cooking oil, 2 pounds ground chicken, 2 stalks celery, chopped, 1 onion, finely chopped, 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, Sea salt and ground black pepper, 2 tablespoons wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon French’s Worcestershire sauce, 1/3 cup Frank’s Red Hot sauce, 1 cup tomato sauce, 1 cup chicken stock, 8 buns, 1 8 –ounce package bleu cheese, dill pickle slices Preparation: Heat a large skillet with oil over medium-high heat. Add ground chicken and break it up, stirring with a wooden spoon or spatula. Cook about six minutes. Add celery, onions, and garlic; season with salt and black pepper and simmer eight more minutes. In a separate bowl combine vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire, hot sauce, tomato sauce and stock. Pour into the pan and stir until well mixed. Simmer until the mixture thickens and can be spooned onto buns. Top with bleu cheese and pickles if desired.

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‘Threepenny’ a show for the people By Jay Harvey • Everybody knows the big pop hit in “The Threepenny Opera,” familiar in English for decades as “Mac the Knife.” The pop opera culture credentials of that song actually go back centuries. In context, “Mac the Knife” introduces early in the show the legendary London criminal Macheath. His story was turned into a new kind of opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill for audiences in the fragile Weimar Republic of the late 1920s. Yet the playwright and composer borrowed their new kind of opera from John Gay’s “Beggar’s Opera,” a hit in 18th-century England for its nosethumbing stance against a lofty foreign import and its remote gods and heroes: Italian opera. That show’s songs were set to familiar tunes of the day, and its characters were urban lowlifes. So when Indianapolis Opera presents “The Threepenny Opera” for two weekends this month at the Basile Opera Center, it’s actually offering an “outreach” show with a long pedigree. There’s no need to “bring opera down to the people’s level” when “The Threepenny Opera” is already there - and maybe beneath it. Director Bill Fabris promises that the production will offer the best English version of the story, with much of the “rough stuff” of the original intact, though still far from the most explicit translated version of the texts. But when the songs and libretto deal with thievery, murder, prostitution, official corruption and assorted other varieties of human knavery, there’s no way to pretty up the work. Fabris and his team wouldn’t want to. “This translation is closer to the German origi-

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nal,” he said, adding it still will have resonance to current events in the world, including skepticism about banks and questions about a leader’s birth certificate. The work’s proper setting is long-ago London, but Indianapolis Opera has changed the look of the piece to the time of the work’s creation. The setting and costumes will have a Berlin cabaret look, he said, that may remind Indianapolis audiences of the hit musical and movie “Cabaret.” The idea is to present German city dwellers telling the story of some disreputable characters just before their country’s fall into Nazism, he said. For more on this story, visit The Threepenny Opera • 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12, 18 and 19; 2 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20. • Basile Opera Center, 4011 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis • Tickets $18, $25, $50 and $65 • For more information visit or call (800) 745-3000.

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A tight white polyester leisure suit is not exactly red carpet fodder for an event at the Palladium - until now. The Center for the Performing music Arts is inviting guests to unpack their bell bottoms and gold scarves for an “ABBAtastic” costume party to welcome ABBA - The Concert on Oct. 20. The show is billed as a live musical extravaganza celebrating ABBA, the famous Swedish band that sold more than 370 million records worldwide and inspired the popular Broadway musical, Mamma Mia!. ABBA - The Concert follows the quartet through songs from their Eurovision beginnings in 1974 with hits such as “Dancing Queen” and “S.O.S.” The internationally acclaimed tribute band features an original member of ABBA’s percussion section at each performance. Drummer Roger Palm, who played with ABBA from 1972-1979, will appear with the tribute band during their performance at the Palladium. “We’ve been playing the show for a little bit

ABBA - The Concert, a tribute band, will perform at the Palladium at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20.

over a decade - many of the same places and same venues - people are happy and satisfied with the show. It’s a very nostalgic crowd,” said Nate Smith, the tribute group’s spokesperson. “A tribute band selling out huge stadiums band is pretty iconic.” “Over the next week, we are planning social media posts that will encourage guests to make the night a party - including dressing in ’70s clothes,” said John Hughey, Director of External Relations for The Center for the Performing Arts. For more ticket information visit the www.


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The Roost The Scoop: Do you have a taste for breakfast food, even when it’s not breakfast time? Then you will definitely want to check out the Roost. A traditionalstyle diner with a modern flair, the Roost serves up breakfast all day seven days a week. However, it’s not just about breakfast. The Roost also serves lunch and dinner. All recipes are made from scratch, and have that home-cooking flavor. The Roost also features carryout items. Type of food: Chicken, burgers Price of entrees: $6.99-$10.99 Specialties: Breakfast Reservations: Not accepted Dress: Casual Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Phone: 842-3735 Website: Address: 7371 E. 116th St., Fishers


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Advances in varicose treatment Commentary by Jeffery Schoonover

Do you have aching, painful or restless legs, heaviness, swollen ankles or muscle cramping? If so, you may have varicose beauty vein disease. More than half of all women and about 45 percent of men will suffer from varicose vein disease in their lifetime. A family history and aging increase one’s tendency to develop varicose veins. Other factors include a sedentary lifestyle, weight gain, prolonged standing and pregnancy. Varicose veins are usually a symptom of chronic venous insufficiency, a disease that causes blood to flow backward in the veins, making them bulge and twist down the leg. Vein disorders are not always visible to the naked eye so the first step in treatment is to have an examination and diagnostic ultrasound vein mapping to determine the cause and severity of your vein problems. The treatments to eliminate varicose veins and all vein abnormalities have improved dramatically in recent years. No longer do patients need to endure painful surgical vein stripping. Stateof-the-art corrective thermal ablation treatments include endovenous laser treatment, which is performed in the doctor’s office and does not require sedation or a hospital stay. Medical lasers have proven their safety and effectiveness in all kinds of medical procedures and offer far less

chance of complications than traditional surgical approaches. EVLT eliminates the abnormal saphenous vein, which is the source of most varicose vein issues. Using ultrasound technology, a thin laser fiber is guided into the vein through a very small opening in the skin to deliver light energy to the diseased vein wall, causing the vein to close and eliminating backward blood flow. The blood is automatically routed to other, healthy veins. Some patients may experience temporary soreness, bruising, or swelling, which can be treated effectively with over-the-counter, non-aspirin pain relievers and typically subsides within the first seven to 10 days. The procedure is minimally invasive and requires no general anesthesia. Only local anesthetic is used to numb the area where the physician is working. Patients are encouraged to wear compression stockings and walk immediately after the procedure. The vast majority of patients can resume normal activities the same day. Success rates of EVLT are reported as high as 98 percent, and is rapidly becoming the treatment of choice for most patients with saphenous related venous insufficiency. Jeffery P. Schoonover, M.D., FAAFP, RVT, RPVI, practices with the Indiana Vein Specialists, 11876 Olio Road, Suite 700, Fishers. He can be reached at 348-3023. For more information, visit

Is your glass half empty or half full? Commentary by Sally Brown Bassett Have you ever noticed that small talk between two strangers is often either about the weather or a mutual issue to comoff the mat plain about? Complaining may not be a characteristic that you associate with yourself. However, it doesn’t take much to get pulled into negative conversation to just be agreeable and polite. That sounds like an oxymoron. Our work environment is a good example of where the glass can go from being half full to half empty. When employees don’t have much in common, they will find things to criticize. Negative talk can become toxic and also become habit. One word that Gandhi lived by was ahimsa, which means non-violence in thought, word and deed. When it comes to speaking, you probably grew up hearing one of the golden rules: If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all. Another area that can keep us from being positive is the deeply ingrained judging habit. Charlotte Bell in her book, “Mindful Yoga, Mindful Sleepy-eyed citizens – How many medicine cabinets did the feds peer into to figure out how many Americans use prescription sleep drugs? 17,000. They figured out that a minimum of 8.6 million Americans use sleep aides – Lunesta, Ambien and the like. –

Life,” said “I saw how nothing in my experience escaped constant evaluation. I even judged my judgments, and judged myself for judging. The feeling that accompanied rampant judging was one of tightness and irritation.” One of the best ways to have a peaceful and positive life where you always see the glass as half full (or even overflowing) is to create an attitude of gratitude. On days you are feeling a little blue, start counting your blessings. It works. Set your intention this week to find gratitude in nothing specific but everything in general The following quote by Alice Walker summarizes another way to look at life. “Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming.” This work must start from within a person first before any tangible worthwhile life goals can be accomplished. Until next time … Namaste! Dr. Sally Brown Bassett is a yogi, social entrepreneur and world traveler. She is the owner of Peace through Yoga studios in Zionsville and can be reached at

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Best to shop around for protection Commentary by Joel Harris Many Americans have access to term life insurance through their employer. This benefit can be a great way to protect your family in the event of an untimely death.  insurance If you purchase term insurance through your employer, I highly recommend you examine the plan to learn the specifics. For example, will your coverage end in the event you resign or you’re terminated from your position? Are your premiums higher in your company plan than if you went out in the market to get term insurance on your own? In many company plans the premiums tend to escalate every five years. Furthermore, you tend to get lumped into a standard rate-class as you age with your co-workers, so your premiums can be higher than they should be.  If you’re healthy, it behooves you look into term insurance outside of your employer’s plan.  Let me share a specific example of a how a man (I’ll call him Roger) saved money on his life insurance by getting it on his own. Roger is healthy male who purchased a $650,000 term insurance policy through his employer. He celebrated his 60th birthday three months ago. Roger needs the term insurance to provide his wife with enough money to pay off the house and supplement his lost income.  His premium for $650,000 worth of coverage was $200 per month at age 59. Because Roger

recently turned 60, he got bumped into a new higher age bracket that caused his premiums to double to $406 per month. At 65, his premiums will jump to $822 per month. These increases in premium will be very difficult on Roger’s budget. Roger decided to run some comparable quotes to lock in a 15-year term policy with a $650,000 death benefit. He submitted an application with a leading provider, completed the underwriting process and was approved at a non-smoker rating. By doing this, Roger locked in a $217 per month premium payment for $650,000 worth of coverage and dropped his coverage with his employer. Most importantly, this policy is portable and continues after Roger decides to retire at 67. It will save him a significant amount money over the next 15 years. If you have a plan at work, please take the time to review it closely to make sure you’re not overpaying for this valuable coverage for you and your family. Please note this is only an example and does not represent your specific situation. Please contact a trusted advisor for more information about your particular needs.

Joel Harris is a financial advisor with TFA. He may be reached at 507.1825.

dispatches Greenwalt named Five Star Wealth Manager – Zionsville resident, Larry K. Greenwalt, CPA, was named a Five Star Wealth Manager in the October 2013 issue of “Indianapolis Monthly” magazine. Greenwalt, chairman of Greenwalt CPAs, specializes in several practice areas including financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, business structure planning, strategic business services, and serves on several of the firm’s industry teams. Greenwalt was awarded the Indiana CPA Society’s Civic Achievement Award recognizing his outstanding leadership in the local business community. In 2001 he was named the Outstanding CPA in Public Practice. In 2008, Greenwalt received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the USA Freedom Corps. He has served numerous organizations in Indianapolis and nationally. In Zionsville he is a former board member and past Greenwalt president of the Zionsville Town Board of Trustees, was a founding member of ZAADA (Zionsville Awareness – Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Inc.), a local community education group, and Miracle on Main Street Part II. He served as chairman of the Zionsville Capital Facilities Plan Committee and is President of the Zionsville Public Library Leasing Corporation.  Hiring during a government shutdown — EVerify, the federal government’s electronic system for checking whether new hires can legally work in the United States, has been suspended, along with other government functions deemed non-essential. That presents a prickly question for employers enrolled in E-Verify because they must use the system to run checks on new workers within three days of hiring them. With the government shut down, would they have to stop hiring, as some have surmised? The answer is no, according to a notice posted on the website for U.S. Immigration Services. Employers must still file I-9 forms for new workers, but the “three-day rule” for running E-Verify is suspended. Employers should also refrain from taking adverse action against employees flagged as “tentative nonconfirmations” during the shutdown, the notice said. Source: Businessweek

Cash flow – Trying to figure out how to maximize your wealth? According to the author of “The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need,” Andrew Tobias, a simple trick can be found in keeping a good amount of your capital open in cash. That way, if the market goes south, you don’t have to worry about panic Safe and sound – WalletHub found states won by the Republican Party in the 2012 presidential election could be hit disproportionately hard by a drawn out government shutdown. Fifteen red states rank in the top 25 of the study’s overall “at-risk” rankings. Those 15 red states are Alaska, Alabama, Idaho, South Dakota, Missouri, Utah, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia, Wyoming, Tennessee and Kentucky. Indiana is the exception as the least likely state to be effected by the shutdown other than Iowa. Source: Yahoo Finance

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Fall skin dilemmas solved

Commentary by Kristina Johnson

Heading into fall our skin often takes a beating due to the colder weather and dryer air. A regular skin care spa regimen will greatly alleviate skin problems triggered by the change of season. Dull, flakey, itchy skin does not have to plague you. Here are some tips for dealing with autumnal skin changes. Moisture is your friend. Dry skin is probably one of the biggest issues affecting people when the temperatures drop. Moisturize daily and reapply as needed. Add a hydrating mask once a week for added moisture. We like Aveda’s Intensive Hydrating Masque ($22), a blend of aloe, kelp, lavender and rosewater. You might also invest in humidifiers for your home as a way to dispense moisture evenly and offset dry heat in your home. You are what you eat. Get your vitamin C through fall produce such as pears, cabbage and potatoes. Those suffering from eczema and psoriasis should cut down on alcohol intake to prevent flare-ups already triggered by colder temperatures. Layer it up. Layers are essential in the fall because we can easily overheat, causing sweat to irritate the skin. Layers

made from natural plant fibers such as cotton are a great choice. Be sure to also remove damp socks and gloves when coming in from the rain as wet clothing can aggravate eczema. Pamper those toes. Feet are thoroughly abused daily, and in the winter they too require a little extra TLC. Find moisturizers specially made for feet. Aveda’s Foot Relief ($22.50) is a great option that both soothes and invigorates tired toes. For an added moisture boost, try applying lotion or petroleum jelly to feet before putting on socks. This works especially well before bed. Stop being harsh. Avoid harsh facial peels and alcohol based toners, as they strip skin of its natural oils. Switch to mild cleansers, alcohol free toners and deep hydrating masks. Hot baths and showers are also to be avoided as they break down lipid barriers in the skin which can lead to a loss of moisture. Try oatmeal or baking soda in your bath to help relieve dry, itchy skin. Kristina Johnson and the team at NjS Studio & Salon, 70 E. Pine St., Zionsville, specialize in hair, nails, body treatments, waxing and massages. She may be reached at 873-6785.

Freaky fashions

Commentary by Nikki Blaine

When you say, “Boo!” and your friends respond saying, “Who are you?” you have conquered the quest of freaky fashions. It’s time for that fashion daunting task of outshining last year’s Halloween costume. You must put your best beastly foot forward. Here are ten looks to consider if you are not quite satisfied with your current idea. 1. Gizmo or Gremlin. Remember the Gremlins? You can take your pick on the character, but make sure it’s in agreement with your personality. Spike isn’t very friendly. 2. Favorite celebrity. Who’s yours? 3. Rock, paper, scissors. If you travel in threes this may be an idea to consider. 4. Peanuts gang. Where’s Charlie Brown? Better yet, can someone please show me what his teacher looks like? 5. Herman Munster. There’s nothing more enchanting than a tall monstrous looking man. 6. The fantastic fox. I highly recommend if you’re going for the smart look. 7. Neytiri-Avatar. If you’re feeling a little blue, or just interested in changing your color for the evening, consider the Avatar family. 8. Any character from the movie “The 5th Element.” There’s plenty to choose, but please not Bruce Willis. 9. A flapper girl. Having flashbacks of the Great Gatsby? Relive the moment on Halloween.

10. Bonnie and Clyde. If you two are feeling like gangsters, make sure you back the get-away car in the back, doors unlocked with the key in the ignition. I hope I’ve filled your cauldron with a witch’s brew of ideas. Hopefully you will not see me prowling around in my cat suit from last year, but if you do, be sure to say meow. I’m your Glam Chic Gal signing off until next time.

Natalie Gibson providing a look of versatility from head to toe. (Photo by Polina Osherov.) Nikki Blaine is the “The Glam Chic Gal,” your fashion trend forecaster, and is a nationally known designer and owner of Nikki Blaine Couture Boutique. She can be reached at

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It’s Your Move... Call Julia for Help.

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Thinking of buying or selling a Zionsville home? Call now to discuss your game plan. Julia Evinger, REALTOR®. 317.437.6544

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itself. Reflexive pronouns have more nuances than I can cover in a single column, so let’s focus on QUESTION: “Your attempts to educate othhow they are predominately misused. They are ers on the ins and outs of the English language most often incorrectly substituted for subject or are to be lauded. Can grammar guy you now attack the object pronouns. There are two rules to remember about reflexwidespread misuse of ive pronouns: reflexive pronouns? I often hear supposedly 1. Use a reflexive pronoun when the subject well-educated people say things like: ‘Myself and and object of a sentence are the same perSusan are going to the movies.’ ‘Who’s on the son or thing. committee besides yourself?’ ‘If you have any 2. Reflexive pronouns are always objects, questions, please get in touch with Pete or mynever subjects. self.’ And the list goes on and on. Thanks.”  (John Example: “I dressed Haney) myself this morning.” The ANSWER: For those …reflexive verbs are one of the subject of the sentence who study another lanfirst hurdles native English is the speaker, “I,” and the guage, reflexive verbs are object is also the speaker. one of the first hurdles speakers come across. Since the subject is acting native English speakers upon itself, we use a reflexive verb; “myself” in come across. While we have reflexive verbs, like “perjure,” our verbs don’t have a reflexive form in- this case. You should not use reflexive pronouns as replacements for subject pronouns, as in, dependent of the infinitive. Instead, we just add “Myself and Susan are going to the movies.” on the appropriate reflexive pronoun to match To keep it simple: If the subject of a sentence the subject. is acting upon itself, use a reflexive pronoun for (It’s worth noting that a language like Spanish the direct object. If it’s not, don’t. builds our “subject-verb-object” structure into their reflexive verbs, rather than separating them as we do. Now, back to English.) Jordan Fischer is a contributing Reflexive pronouns are words like “myself,” columnist for Current Publishing. “yourself,” “himself” and “themselves” which refer To ask Jordan a grammar question, back to the subject of a sentence. We use them write him at when the subject of a sentence is acting upon

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Commentary by Lisa Beals As anyone knows, a dog is meant to be petted. Pat the head, scratch him behind the ears and rub his belly. It makes us feel pets good to pet a dog. Research tells us that petting a dog can lower our blood pressure and improve our mood. Touch also has a beneficial effect on our dogs. Beyond petting, here are some specific methods of using touch to enhance the lives of our dogs. Massage Massage is an intentional touch that is performed to affect change on the dog’s physical or emotional status. Just as touch is important in nurturing young babies and connecting with the elderly, so is touch important to your young puppy or your gray-muzzled senior dog. Scar massage is a specific method of cross friction massage that assists in aligning collagen fibers to prevent adhesions that can restrict

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movement as healing occurs. On the one hand, massage can be used to calm the nervous system and reduce anxiety in fearful dogs and, on the other hand, can be use pre-competition to excite and enhance performance in the athletic dog. Myofacial Release This is a technique used by skilled professionals to normalize fluid flow and tension in the body and has an important function in the nervous and muscular feedback systems in the body. Fascia is a web-like connective tissue that covers and penetrates muscles, bones, nerves, vessels and internal organs. Whereas muscle is defined as “elastic”, fascia is “plastic.” A muscle that is stretched for 30 seconds will recoil and attempt to return to its resting length. If fascia is stretched slowly, (90 to 120 seconds), it can deform plastically and both change and retain its new length. Normal fascia can move without restrictions as it supports and surrounds all body structures,

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but trauma due to injury, surgery, inflammation or poor posture can cause the fascia to lose its flexibility and result in restrictions. A professional trained in myofascial release may benefit your dog post surgically or when provided on a regular basis to a canine athlete. T-Touch This is a gentle method of body work developed by Linda Tellington-Jones. The technique uses circular touches, lifts and glides to affect the nervous system by either facilitating or inhibiting a response. Specific movement exercises and harnesses also are used as a complement to the body work to decrease anxiety, negative behaviors and to prepare the dog for training. Acupressure This technique is based upon the teachings of traditional Chinese medicine. Touch is used along specific meridians in the body that carry the life energy “chi.” Chi moves

from the polar opposites of Yin and Yang, moving between balance and imbalance. Dysfunction along the meridian can result in the chi becoming stagnant and presenting as symptoms in the dog anywhere from skin irritations to gastro-intestinal disturbances. Although you can easily learn a few acupoints to benefit your dog, acupressure requires an extensive study of the theories and meridians to become a skilled practitioner. Even if you are not skilled in any of these specialized techniques, your loving and intentional touch goes a long way in building the bond between you and your dog for years of enjoyment and companionship.

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Egyptians believed that their ka, the essence of their being, could live on after their deaths in a physical representation of the deceased, such as an image or an inscribed name. Pharaohs ruling after Hatshepsut tried to eliminate any place for her ka to reside. They destroyed her statutes, obliterated her images on temple walls and erased her name from everything they could find, including lists of pharaohs. Scholars believe these pharaohs saw depriving Hatshepsut’s ka of a place to live as a way to restore Ma’at, the natural order of the universe they thought had been upset by their female predecessor. Twentieth century archaeologists reconstructed Hatshepsut’s lost reign from images overlooked for destruction. Her mummy, found without markings, was identified in 2007 when a tooth known to be hers matched the mummy’s empty socket. Hatshepsut’s mummy now lies alongside those of other great pharaohs, all men, in the Cairo Museum. Many would say the true natural order has finally been restored. Don Knebel is a Zionsville resident who works for Barnes & Thornburg LLP. For the full column visit You may contact him at

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Dispatches CaseIndy honored by Remodeling magazine – Case Design/Remodeling Indy was recently ranked 51st on Remodeling Magazine’s 2013 Top 550 Full-Service Remodelers list. Each year the publication ranks the nation’s largest home improvement companies, including home remodelers, replacement contractors, franchises and insurance restoration companies. Based in Carmel, CaseIndy was also ranked the largest full-service remodeler in Indiana. “Our ranking is a reflection of the hard work and dedication our employees give to CaseIndy,” stated Larry Greene, Case Design/Remodeling Indy owner and president. “It is our carpenters, designers, project managers and staff that keep our customers coming back and attract new clients.” According to Remodeling Magazine’s Website, full-service remodelers “offer the range of services, in-house or subcontracted, that allow them to build the additions and alterations that substantially change the look, feel, or square footage of a home … big custom projects, either designed by the company or built off an architect’s plans, are what their business is about.” For more information, visit Last forever – Every home needs a little bit of foliage on the inside. Kalanchoe, a succulent, flowering plant, can survive through dry climates, temperature swings and the cold, according to Sharon Nejman, Chicago Botanic Garden’s senior horticulturist. – www. Natural art – If you’re looking to spice up your in-home art, try looking outside. Lauren Liess, a designer and blogger, recommends grabbing a few leaves, scanning them and enlarging them to fit frames. – From kitchen to fertilizer – Don’t just throw the coffee grounds out. If you have plants like azaleas and rhododendrons that can and will gladly take the acid, sprinkle them in flower beds. – Heloise’s Unusual Uses for Everyday Items via

Sofa buying 101: What a dollar will get you Commentary by Vicky Earley

I just returned from a seminar where I was able to observe a sofa being built from start to finish. It was incredible to actually see what mystery lies beneath the shroud of upholstery fabric. Since most sofas sold today have a price decorating higher than my first car, it is imperative that you know what you are getting before you invest blindly. The following are some guidelines that were gleaned from the seminar on what a dollar will buy in terms of upholstered furnishings. We have all had our head turned by the “too good to be true” offer the leather sectional for $999. Common sense should dictate that this will not be a piece of furniture that endures the beating that a family can dish out. Typically sofas around $1,000 will be equipped with foam cushions and constructed with no-sag springs stapled to the frame that could be made of wood similar to wood used for shipping pallets. The arms can be unsteady and the fabric is in the range of $5 per yard. It might last a year or two with constant use but it is not a candidate for recovering. Leather will most certainly be bonded leather. This is a thin layer of a leather type material attached to foam. One scratch and it is over for a sofa covered with this. When you move into the range of $1,500.00 to $3,500.00 there will be a mix of low and high construction. This is where you need to ask questions of the sales person. This is where you need to examine the warranty. Some of these frames will be hardwood while some are a mix with engineered wood and hardwood. Some will be totally engineered wood. In the higher end of this range you should expect eight-way

hand tied springs, quality cushions and stable arms and legs. Fabrics typically range between $10 and $50 per yard. The sofa that is offered in the range of $3,500 to $10,000 should be constructed with the hand-tied coils. These are much like mattress coils. Down cushions are often standard in this price range as is kiln-dried hardwood that has been glued, doweled and screwed. A sofa in this price range will last a minimum of 10 years and will have an extended life when recovered. One thing to consider when purchasing a custom sofa is to order a second set of cushion covers when the order is originally placed. The cording on the cushions is usually the first part to give out so, if these are switched out every couple of months, the life of your sofa could be extended for three to four years.

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New master bath features zero-threshold shower

Commentary by Larry Greene

Existing bathroom: This home is located in the River Glen subdivision in Fishers. Although they had remodeled their bathroom seven years ago, the homeowners were not happy with their master bathroom. “When we remodeled the blueprint for bathroom, we were hoping to not have improvement to do it again. The shower never really worked for us, and when it began to leak, we decided it was a great opportunity to get a new design.” Aging in place: Aging-in place led the design process for the new master shower. “I wanted to be able to get a wheel chair in and out if need be,” said the homeowner. Fortunately, zerothreshold shower pans have emerged in the market place, allowing for much easier installation. According to the Project Designer, “We have to slightly modify the existing floor joists to fit the zero threshold pan. This allows the cement board underlayment to seamlessly blend into the shower pan, eliminating the need to float the lightweight concrete shower base in order to get the adequate drainage.” Shower details: The shower footprint was expanded, and the floor was covered with 2” x 2” mosaic tile that matched the existing tile on the tab deck. The shower walls were tiled in 12” x 18” Milos beige porcelain with 1/8” grout lines rather than the standard ¼. The accent tile is Multi-Tumbled Smooth Rectangle set horizontally at 6” high. Other master bath details: For the rest of the bathroom, minor touches brought the remodel together. “Our house is very traditional and I wanted an ultra-modern look,” said the homeowner. “But, due to budget reasons, we could not get rid of the traditional vanity.” The design therefore called for more transitional material choices, with hints of modern like frameless shower doors. A

Before granite remnant in Venetian Gold was installed as the vanity countertop with two new sinks. The existing plumbing was reinstalled throughout the space. Larry Greene is the owner of Case Design/Remodeling Indy, a full-service design/build remodeling firm serving Boone, Hamilton, and Marion Counties. Contact him at 846-2600 or Visit BFTH_current_quarter_pg_ad_Layout 1 9/25/13 2:20 PM Page 2 for more info.

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Hiring door to door sales reps. Guaranteed minimum of $800. biweekly while in training. Great opportunity with excellent income. Health Ins., 401k, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability offered

Walk-ins Welcome! Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm

Call: 317-756-8788

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Apply in person: 2828 Enterprise Drive Anderson, IN 46013

SENIORS HELPING SENIORS® Click “Search for jobs related to business process and IT services” and search Job # 13029375

Must pass background and drug screen.

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Looking for the perfect part-time job? Flexible hours…tell us when you want to work… supplement your income! For information about our services, call 317-202-1286 today!

Friendly and cheerful people needed to provide personal care, home care and companionship for the elderly. Build a lasting relationship with the seniors in our community Home Instead Senior Care the Market Leader (317) 252-4472

Seeking custodial applicant

for 10 flexible hour position at north side Indianapolis church. Job requires ability to perform multiple cleaning tasks as assigned. Must be a self starter and detail oriented. Send resumes to

Dooley O’Tooles

NOW HIRING Full/Part-time Waitstaff Apply in person 160 East Carmel Drive • 843-9900

Licensed Plumber

needed for 40 year old established Plumbing Business on the North side. Must have minimum 3 years of residential on call service experience. Excellent wage and full benefit package. Call 317-7738754 and ask for Brandon Roach or Fax resume to 317-773-2645.

Customer Service/ Dispatch

Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling is looking for top notch customer service people. Must be a positive, team player with a great attitude.  Must have great customer service and data entry skills.  Full time with full benefits package.  $12-$14/hr.  Email resume to Darin at

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Garage Sales GARAGE SALE

Fri. 18th & Sat. 19th, 8am – 3pm Furniture, housewares, tools, clothes, lots of misc. items. 12103 Cave Creek Ct.

Moving/Garage Sale

Baby clothes and items, Womens coats and jewely, household items, DVDs. Friday & Saturday, Oct. 18th&19th 8:00am – 3:00pm 11518 Cherry Blossom West Dr. Fishers, IN. 46038

Garage Sale

Oct. 17, 18, 19th 307 Woodland Lane Carmel Hoosier Cabinet, Bikes, Collectables, and more!

Huge Moving Sale!!

Everything Must Go! Th 10-17 & Fr 1018, 8:30am-3:30pm, & Sa 10-19, 8:30am-1:00pm. 13575 Spring Farms Dr., Carmel












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October 15, 2013

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Our breast cancer seminar is free. What you’ll learn is priceless. Learn about the signs, symptoms and risks of breast cancer at a free seminar at Indiana University Health North Hospital. As part of breast cancer awareness month, our expert doctors will speak on important issues and topics relating to breast health and will answer your breast health questions.

BREAST CANCER PREVENTION: IDENTIFYING YOUR RISK Thursday, October 24, 6:30 - 7:30 pm Anna Maria Storniolo, MD, FACP and Lida Mina, MD, IU Health Physicians

IU HEALTH NORTH HOSPITAL 11700 N Meridian St., Carmel, IN 1st Floor Learning Centers

Register by calling 317.688.2829 or visit

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