Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

Oooooohhhh I'm so happy to be home I could just spit and eat a biscuit. Wayne and I finished off our summer tans and now we're ready for the cooler weather. I'm so brown all over; and Wayne looks like a cute little wrinkled round brown berry. It just does a girl wonders to lay around in that healthy sunshine and soak up some vitamin 'D' or whatever it is. Wayne soaked up a lot of liquids most of which came from brown bottles. I guess as long as he was getting liquid back into his sweaty...

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Mosque - Istanbul Turkey

Last week my boys and I surfed through the Istanbul television channels when suddenly a scene from The Circle in Indianapolis caught our eyes. In addition to the surprise of seeing Indiana on TV here in Turkey, the reporter surprised us by speaking English with people on the street. In a short time we learned that the reporter—who was traveling with the Turkish Basketball team—-wanted to know the meaning of the name "Hoosier." He said, "Since arriving in Indiana we've learned that the people...

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On the Anniversary of September 11, 2001 by Bishop John M. D'Arcy

 

The first anniversary is upon us. The terrible sights and sounds are coming at us again.

They are accompanied by feelings of love and compassion for all those who were killed in Washington, New York, and Pennsylvania. The firefighters and the police, the husbands and the wives, the widows and the widowers, and the children suddenly without a mother or father are in our hearts once again.

ONCE AGAIN WE MOURN

And we learn...

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Kasey Butcher is a sophomore at Homestead High School. She enjoys old movies, reading and playing guitar. She also enjoys writing for Homestead's The Spartana.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a funny movie with a skinny little message: we're all fruit. Written by and starring Nia Vardalos (Men Seeking Women, Meet Prince Charming) and produced by Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, this movie would be good for teenagers to see with the family because it will make them realize that they really aren't the strangest bananas in the bunch.

In the film, Vardalos plays Toula Portokalos, a "frumpy", single, thirty year old Greek woman whose whole life is working in the...

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I enjoy festivals, especially those with food. I like to sample the different kinds of food that's cooked in the outdoors. I know there are a lot of other people that enjoy going to the same festivals that I do because there is always a crowd wherever I go. People just enjoy festivals. For two years now we (Waynedale) has made an attempt to celebrate Waynedale Day on Memorial Day with a festival of sorts in the Waynedale Community Park. It only lasts for the biggest part of one day, there...

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MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS CHANGED

 

A couple of weeks ago we talked about how Major League Baseball has changed. Today we'll discuss how Minor League Baseball has changed.

Several years ago there were 40 to 50 minor leagues. Now there are 14 with 5 independents that choose not to be a part of the National Association. The lower minors had classifications of D, C, and B. If a person advanced there wasn't any question about a better league. Now with an A classification for the lower minors...

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