Honor Flight Vets

Indy Honor Flight veterans left the Indianapolis International Airport on a Saturday morning, April 23rd, for Washington, D.C., on two different flights. Honor Flight is a non-profit organization that takes … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The National African American Read-In

Did You Know . . . That in conjunction with Black History Month there is also a celebration called the National African American Read-In? Beginning in 1990, the Black Caucus … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tryptophan, Congress, and “The Godmother of Thanksgiving?”

Ah Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday! I love this day because it is filled with family, food, football, and falling asleep. We have been taught that Tryptophan in the traditional turkey … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Drop the Pumpkins and Put Your Hands Where I Can See Them!”

Admit it; most of us are petty thieves. Have you ever intentionally or unintentionally left a bank or restaurant with one of their pens? What if you borrowed a book … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Murder of Al Capone’s Lawyer was Only Half the Story!

The brand new 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr’s combination of modern design, incredible horsepower, and art deco luxury interior was named by the New York’s Museum of Modern Art as the “First Successful … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hemlock for Socrates or His Method?

The great philosopher’s mind was sound and for a man facing imminent death he was remarkably calm. His face was round with a bulbous nose and wrinkles like lines of … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

“The Baseball Rule” Going, Going, Gone?

“The pitcher gets the sign. He comes set on the mound. He checks the runner and here comes the 3-1 delivery. Whoa! Casey scorches a line drive that just misses … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Lincoln Argued A Murder Trial With An Almanac

In August of 1857, a preacher named Peter Cartwright set up a church revival in Mason County, Illinois. This was big news and people came from everywhere to hear his … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Thurgood Used The Law to Change Our World

Who was known as “Mr. Civil Rights” during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s? My list would include some of the following men: Dr. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Who Designed Our “Temple of Justice?”

The day was bright as the old man watched his design steadily come to fruition. The sunlight reflected off the brilliant white marble and pierced his wire-rimmed spectacles. Through squinted … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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