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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.

THE CONFESSION - SCHINDLER SEZ

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If most folks polished themselves like they do their shoes...they'd be well polished.

Resting
When I walked into the barbershop to get a haircut, my barber Skip, was sitting there with his eyes closed. "Hello, are you taking a nap?" I asked.
"No," he answered, "I was just resting my eyes."
"Do you usually snore when you're resting them?"

Accidents
Kids in the back seat cause accidents...accidents in the back seat causes kids. Now don't you wish you were more careful?

The Confession
The last time...

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COULD YOU AFFORD TO LIVE TO 100?

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Here's an interesting statistic: Over the past three decades, the centenarian population in the United States has grown about 66%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Of course, this doesn't necessarily mean that you have a good chance of living to 100 — but the possibility may not be as remote as it once was. In any case, if you do plan to retire in your mid-60s, and you are in good health, you may well have two, or even three, decades ahead of you. To enjoy this time to the fullest — and to...

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THE FAULT IN OUR STARS - AT THE MOVIES WITH KASEY BUTCHER

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I went to see The Fault in Our Stars on a Tuesday evening in a movie theater peppered with impossibly young-looking teenage couples. Maybe it was my company or maybe it was the way John Green captures the voice of teenagers—for better and for worse—so well, but I struggled for the first half hour of the movie against the somewhat uncomfortable memory of what it was like to be seventeen. That, I think, is the secret to Green's success and why I think it's so hard for me as an adult to evaluate...

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BECOMING MYSELF - BOOK NOOK

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BECOMING MYSELF: Embracing God's Dream of You
by Stasi Eldredge
David C. Cook Publishers, 978-1-4347-0535-8
HB, 253 pages
$22.99

Eldredge seeks to help women rediscover their inner beauty, self-confidence, creativity, and life goals. Using personal illustrations and enlightening stories, much as she did in Captivating, Eldredge delves deep into the heart of many women's issues today. She touches on personal image, career ambitions, family enhancement, spiritual nourishment, and even physical...

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THE QUITE ONE - SCHINDLER SEZ

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Tomorrow never comes and today never goes.

The Quite One
Many, many years ago, when I was a young man, my favorite hangout was a great little bar called, "Tony's Tap." On one of the walls was a framed painting. It was a picture of a lady dressed as pilgrim, minus a head.
On the bottom of that painting was an inscription which said, "The Quiet Woman."
Ladies please, those were not my words....I was just describing the picture.

The Bible Sez
...In fact, when we were with you, we instructed you that...

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CONVERSATION ABOUT FINANCES IS IMPORTANT FOR NEWLYWEDS

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June is a popular month for weddings. If you're getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you'll want to have another discussion — about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly "get on the same page" regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together.

As you start talking about your...

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