Latest plans for Gary Schools

The latest plans for the Gary Schools were announced  Friday afternoon. Direct and to the point. Gary’s  Wirt-Emerson set for closure .  New plans for Gary schools include massive layoffs.  Imagine that’s your school.  Anxiety  and images from the  Florida school shooting  are still fresh, But it’s good to be with your classmates, your community. 

Gift of Hospital Chaplaincy

My Dad died when I was 10-I  have few memories of him. Back in the day- that is 1969- there were  few people  who talked about him to this 10 yr old, and certainly not about his work, etc. He was a foreman in US Steel Gary works, and 42 was way too young.  

Happy Anniversary to my wife

Seven years ago  we ended our 18 year engagement , left Indiana to elope to Iowa. Actually our marriage  had been affirmed in a church years before. This wasn’t recognized legally. See, we lived in Indiana. We actually met in Philadelphia in 1989.  We fell  in love later, in 1991. But marriage wasn’t legal.  Mind

Please stop HB1337 in Indiana. It is up to the House.

As early as today, HB1337, titled Abortion Matters, will be back for final vote in the Indiana House. Except it is unrecognizable from the bill they voted through weeks ago. While they sent #HB1337 to Senate Committee, the Senate voted through #SB313 to House Committee. This  bill was more than the descriptor of abortion matters- it covers