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.

Brace yourselves for a shock, ladies and gentlemen. He's done it again. M. Night Shayamalan has created another movie with a surprise ending that leaves your head spinning and your jaw hanging open. The writer, director, and producer behind such thrillers as The Sixth Sense and Signs has made another scary monster movie with an intellectual edge.

The Village centers on the small village of Covington, which lies on the edge of Covington Wood, where a pack of vicious creatures reside. The town...

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Honey, I'm baaaaaaaaack!

 

Don't you just love going to visit relatives? Well, that is just what Wayne and I have been up ta'. We've been just about everywhere! Family reunions, 50th wedding anniversaries, 60th birthday parties, and showers. I believe we're about all party-ed out!

Don't you just love going to them though. Wayne and I love to go to them all. The best are family reunions. I just love listening to the stories. I could just sit under the pines and listen all day. My family has...

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Reflections On The Passing of Seasons

 

The ending of summer and the startup of school is on most of our minds, once again. Summer has seemed shorter this year, and it seems that we never quite had June, though I do recall the wheat being harvested not too long ago.

How we experience time is so subjective. For a teenager doing something that he or she doesn't want to do, time seems to drag endlessly. We wait for that right person to come along, who may one day be our spouse. And we wait...

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On the first day of high school journalism class, my teacher gave a speech about the stereotypical journalist. The stereotypical journalist, as viewed through popular culture, is an opinionated, obnoxious man who smokes two packs a day and has a general distaste for the female journalist. While, in most cases, this is far from true, Anchorman: The legend of Ron Burgundy pokes fun of this misconception in a very humorous and entertaining way.

In Anchorman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell, Elf) is...

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DEAR MOM AND DAD,

(submitted by Sally Quake)

 

Our Scoutmaster told us to write to our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and are worried. We are okay. Only one of our tents and 2 sleeping bags got washed away. Luckily, none of us got drowned because we were all up on the mountain looking for Adam when it happened. Oh yes, please call Adam's mother and tell her he is okay. He can't write because of the cast. I got to ride in one of the search and rescue jeeps. It was neat. We never...

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STARTING OVER

 

Several nights ago Bob Davidson was the plate umpire for the 17-inning game won by the Wizards. Davidson is one of three Ex-Major league umpires, including Ed Hickox and Tom Hallion that are working in the low Minor Leagues, trying to work themselves back into the Major Leagues.

The arbitrator's decision isn't clear to most baseball fans as some umpires were permitted to return, some were allowed to take their pensions, and some were terminated.

Davidson's first year in the...

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