Category Archives: B-Town

Flying Through Time

I wanted to do something big for my 30th birthday.  The original plan was skydiving, but I weigh too much.  My fabulous wife found something almost as good, a guy in Madison Indiana flys people in his open cockpit bi-plane.  … Continue reading

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The Little Girl Isn’t Dead

This is a continuation of my last post, The Little Girl is Dead. While on our short vacation, my mind refused me the opportunity to forget about what was going on at home.  Instead it kept thinking about that phrase … Continue reading

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The Little Girl is Dead

Those are the words my mind tricked me into believing were true.  I heard a fireman say something that sounded like that on the night of May 25th, the night a EF1 tornado touched down very close to my home. … Continue reading

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Catching Up

It has been too long since my last posting.  I’m going to sum up what’s happened since my last post, and then write individual posts for the more important things later on. A EF1 tornado hit my area.  It started … Continue reading

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This That and the Other

I haven’t had a chance to post anything for a while as my life has became quite full lately. This week is spring break at Ivy Tech and IU.  It’s been a nice break from the organized chaos that has … Continue reading

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Save Our Children’s Future

With the “Great Recession” the economic outlook in Indiana has been downright bleak.  It’s so bleak that the state has been forced to cut funding to K-12 schools and all publicly funded post secondary schools.  This is primarily due to … Continue reading

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Feel Like a Number

While I am used to feeling like a number in our quantity over quality soceity, something just happened that I have to share. I attend Ivy Tech Community College, and have since 1999 off and on.  In that time they … Continue reading

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No Matter What

I will achieve a degree. Starting school again has become a mini-series of drama in itself.  My past has finally caught up with me to make it hard to go to school. I started going to Ivy Tech State College … Continue reading

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Ban the Ban

Today on the Herald-Times website there has been a serious discussion regarding IU’s smoking ban which went into effect last January.  It started with a reporter searching the campus for smokers and placing updates on their website, she then spoke with administrators … Continue reading

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Cha Cha Cha Changes

Many changes are in the works right now.  Like many Americans, the economy has affected the bottom line of our wallets.  It has been over a year since I’ve had a full time position, and it seems to me like … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Write It Any Better

My wife, Rachel wrote a blog about our latest issue.  Hurricane Ike caused a wrath of terror from the Texas coast to the mid-west, including Indiana. Click here to read her blog.

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Good Drinkx, Good Conversation

After 3 years of e-mailing, sending packages and working on what has become a major project in my life, Editor B and I finally met. He and his family evacuated from hurricane Gustav.  When their respective schools decided to close … Continue reading

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Makin’ ROX Look Better

I’ve restarted this adventure I started over 3 years ago, by working full force on season 1 of ROX again.  I was working on 2 seasons and I believe I got way over my head.  There were just too many … Continue reading

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The Cat is Out

Last week I sent an email to the entire ROX blogging crew, asking if they liked apples. I was very surprised as to the response I got. B is very curious about what my plans are, and even told me … Continue reading

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It’s Been One Hell of a Century

This year marks the centennial birthday for Monroe County’s beautiful courthouse.  It is the third one the county has had in it’s history. Click here to see an interesting and informative slide-show with commentary, published by the Herald-Times. Even though it … Continue reading

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The Company Van

As you may or may not know, I am a handyman for a small company called Morgenstern Home Services.  While most of the time I am fixing some problem at somebody’s house, on occasion I am working on the only … Continue reading

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Maybe B Started Something?

It all started with this picture…   Bomb Wal-Mart Originally uploaded by Editor B. Editor B shooting footage of people at a peace rally, I believe, with a piece of paper attached to his camera with the question, “Bomb Wal-Mart?” Today somebody … Continue reading

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A Virtual Island

UPDATE:  To see aerial photos of the flooding, point your web browser here. Due to the volatile weather this week, most of southern Indiana is flooded.  Parts of Morgan, Owen, Brown and Bartholomew counties are being evacuated.  10 counties have … Continue reading

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Need A Paper?

Then I’m your man, at least on the far westside of Bloomington. I officially became a carrier for the Herald-Times today. Rachel and I went on the route, and we had a few hiccups but it went pretty smooth. 200 papers, … Continue reading

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Opportunity or Not?

While making dinner this evening, I received a phone call.  The phone was ringing like crazy today, but this one was way out of left field. It was the Herald-Times, asking me if I was interested in becoming a paper … Continue reading

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