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.

I love horses...but not horses asses.

No-See-Ums
China, who is potentially one our greatest adversaries, is modernizing and increasing the size of their armed forces. At the same time, the Obama regime is cutting our military budget and downsizing our forces, while Russia is using theirs to take over Crimea. Any fool can see that as a result, China is becoming stronger and Russia more aggressive, while we are becoming weaker. Is the Obama administration for real, or are their heads in a very...

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FEAR HAS A NAME
The Crittendon Files #1
by Creston Mapes Cook
978-0-7814-0816-5, PB
432 pages, $14.99

For Granger Meade, joyous memories came only from thoughts of times he'd had with Pamela Crittendon back in high school. Years later, those memories are still his only source of happiness. Hoping to feel that joy once again, his desire to feel loved drives him to torment Pam and her family. Within this chaos, Pastor Evan McDaniel strangely disappears, leaving Pam's journalist husband to...

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When I was a child my family lived hand to mouth. We were loved and cared for, but the cupboards were often more bare than full. I often say that we ate a lot of Hamburger Helper in those days, but with only the Helper.

My dad's job was at a textile mill, a job he maintains to this day, though he should have long ago retired. Down at the mill, a couple of my father's co-workers would help us, as such salt-of-the-earth people do. One of them was an old Baptist preacher named Gene Clark. Gene...

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Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it's just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, some of your wishes expressed in your will may be overridden by beneficiary designations you filled out years ago. If these designations become outdated, your assets could be...

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Years ago, Turner Classic Movies ran a bunch of old monster movies. The Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Thing, and so on. I recorded them on a VHS tape that ran out half way through King Kong (It wasn't even the Peter Jackson version!). That tape is still stashed with other bootlegged TCM movies in a box under my childhood bed, just in case I ever own a VCR again. I grew up watching old sci-fi and monster movies like these with my dad. To me, the best part was always the monster. Even when...

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DAIRY-QUEEN

These past few days have really started to show us signs that summer may actually be here! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the summer season than with a cool treat from Dairy Queen (DQ) on Lower Huntington Road here in Waynedale? Although this establishment is part of a franchise, it is locally owned and operated and that's exactly what it feels like. The staff of DQ is friendly and more than willing to go the extra mile to make sure that each and every customer walks away...

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