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Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

Kick back and relax, you deserve it! All of the stories in this section are unique, original entertainment by our local Waynedale, (Fort Wayne) Indiana columnists, created just especially for you. Our columnists love to hear from their dedicated readers, view our columnist's biographies and e-mail them here.

DOING WHAT YOU LOVE AND LOVING WHAT YOU DO!

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I have a friend who loves to act. But he can't. He simply does not have the talent. However, he is a great draftsman, to which he turns up his nose. So he continues to have mediocre success at acting. There are many things we may love to do, but for which we simply do not have the talent to be successful. In school I loved to play basketball but never made the team because I was too short. I would love to sing tenor, but I was blessed instead with a deep bass voice. When I watch "The...

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A BYTE OF KNOWLEDGE

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Privacy Statements

 

A typical evening at the Jackson household always involves the telemarketing interruption. Sounds something like this, "Hello? No, we're not interested... Can you please put us on your do not call list?" What? You don't have one? I thought I signed up for some list that keeps telemarketers from calling me.... You've never heard of the list?"

The fact is every company, bank, or organization that you deal with on a yearly basis can use your information and easily...

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WAYNEDALE SCRIBES’ CORNER

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The following poems were found on pages 11 & 24 of the January/February copy of THE INDIANA TROOPER – The Official Publication of the Indiana Troopers Association (Indiana State Police). They gave us permission to use them.

 

I AM . . .
I am helpful and kind.
I like riding my bike.
I cried when my Dad died.
I want to be a singer and an artist.
I am curious and truthful.
I treasure my quilt.
I look forward to going to Heaven.
I thank God for my Mom.
I believe in myself.
I wonder when I will die.
I laugh...

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FATHER & SON BECOME UNITED STATES CITIZENS

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John and Margaret (Meg) McBride came to America with their four sons; Tom, Sam, Al and John Jr., from Belfast Northern Ireland in hopes to have a better quality of life for their family.

Under the sponsorship of John's sister and brother-in-law (Lil and Al Bergdall), John came over on the Winchester Castle ship on August 11, 1953 to find a job and a place to bring Meg and the kids home to. John acquired a small apartment on Beaty Avenue in Waynedale, where Meg and the boys came to on April 19...

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TATER PEOPLE

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Some people never seem motivated to participate, but are just content to watch while others do the work. They are called "Speck Taters".

Some people never do anything to help, but are gifted at finding fault with the way others do the work. They are called "Comment Taters".

Some people are very bossy and like to tell others what to do, but don't want to soil their own hands. They are called "Dick Taters".

Some people are always looking to cause problems by asking others to agree with them...

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY UNIQUELY IRISH-AMERICAN

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Did you know that St. Patrick was actually born in Kilpatrick, Scotland? And his given name was Maewyn.

According to Irish legends, he was captured when he was 16, taken to Ireland and sold as a slave. It was while he was in Ireland tending pigs that he learned the language and the customs of the Irish. He escaped one day from the Irishmen with hopes of someday returning to convert everyone to Christianity. He traveled to France and became a priest. During the time of his priesthood he...

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