Back in the late 1980’s, I met Deb Steeg when I worked for a doctor where she was a patient. It was on Valentine’s Day 1989 that she delivered her beautiful daughter Jamie and ten months later I
In Buffaloed, Peg (Zoey Deutch) grows up in a working-class home in Buffalo, where her single mom, Kathy (Judy Greer), struggles to make ends meet while raising Peg and her brother, JJ (Noah Reid).
The saying “The pen is mightier than the sword” was first written by novelist and playwright Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839, in his historical play “Cardinal Richelieu.”
An ink bottle and fountain
A friend of ours came to visit. She had two little girls. Susan was five, and Tiffany was three. I enjoyed these two children. They were both cute and smart. But the things I enjoyed the most were that
If you watched The Sopranos or another more contemporary mob story and wondered what exactly the whole deal with RICO was, Fear City: New York vs the Mafia is a good documentary for you to watch in
It’s the Dog Days of Summer and we’re feeling the heat here in the Northern Hemisphere. The “Dog Days of Summer” run from the third week of July to the third week of August coinciding with the
Do you collect stuff, such as coins, comic books or even cars?
When I was a youngster, I collected marbles and baseball cards. Admittedly the cards were for the bubble gum that came packaged with each
My university colleagues and I always tried to find summer work and then returned to share stories of our adventures. But John’s story was unsurpassed that year.
As he had in other years, John found
In the midst of many canceled events during this time, the Embassy is thankful to have the ability to bring the Fort Wayne audience 6 films running July 31 through August 30.
The first two are black
Singer-songwriters Kelsi Lee (Ft. Wayne, IN) and Cote Godoy (Chile) of the world-music group, “KelsiCote” announce the release of their latest album “AYÜN.” The album, rich in content and musicality,
As I watched the veterans ride by on a big trailer in the Fourth of July parade, I was reminded of a good man I had grown to know and love.
I first met Bob the day the men from my church gathered to
A glorious 4th of July to all! What a great time for fun, food and fireworks with social distancing and masks thrown in for good measure. Beyond the 3F’s it is also a time to reflect on our country
My two-year-old granddaughter, Hannah, loves animals. When she comes to our house and I take her for a walk, we have to stop and pet every cat or dog that she sees. Hannah especially loves to go out
It’s the most patriotic time of the year, which means it’s time to stock up on beer, hot dogs, fireworks and apparel with the American flag plastered all over it because Independence Day is nearly
Father’s Day has come and gone, and I find myself still thinking about my father. He has been gone for almost 41 years, yet there is hardly a day goes by when I don’t remember something about him.
When doing research for a previous article I ran across some footage of a “Teleskater”. Women in dresses wore roller skates and glided back and forth in front of a huge switchboard somehow connecting
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers and father figures out there! What a special day to relax and enjoy your children whether they are young ones or young-at-heart. If you are a dad of a certain
Perhaps you’ve heard of the musical making up the title. The 1962 show, set against a circus backdrop, focuses on a character named Littlechap. Each time something unsatisfactory happens, he calls
In the early 1990’s when son Robert was young, I became a Tupperware Dealer. Using my marketing skills, in my first full quarter I was the top dealer in the seven-state region! I had a chain of parties
Jennifer’s children wanted a dog. That is normal for children, and Jennifer decided that maybe it would be good for them to learn responsibility. So Jennifer sat down with them and talked to them
This Mother’s Day w
Did you miss your favorite Waynedale News writers? The downturn in the economy has left very few businesses unscathed including the Waynedale News, that didn’t publish two weeks ago. Soon, we all
Sometimes it is hard to find humor in our current situation. But I got an email the other day with an ad regarding having to stay at home during the pandemic. It was about exercise equipment. It started