Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Year in Review

he fight over “Obamacare,” a government shutdown, bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance in the United States, a coup in Egypt, a pope’s resignation, allegations of chemical weapon attacks in the ongoing Syrian civil war, a killer typhoon in the Philippines … Read More

Luminaria Tradition Continues Dec. 22

The Irvington community will cap off the holiday season with its tradition of the Luminaria on Dec. 21 from 6-10 p.m. This is the 37th year for this unique neighborhood event. Since 1976, the Irvington neighborhood has hosted an event reflecting both the beauty and spirit of the holiday season. … Read More

Shakespeare’s Top Ten in Ten Minutes Each

INDIANAPOLIS — After last year’s sold-out run, EclecticPond Theatre Company’s (ETC) flag-ship production 10×10 returns to the Irvington Lodge, re-vamped, re-energized, and featuring a cast a more than 30 new and returning local actors. From the wacky and whimsical minds of ETC Artistic Director Thomas Cardwell and company associate artist … Read More

Christmas Card Tradition

I don’t get as many Christmas cards as I use to but the ones I get I cherish. The young people seem to be trending toward photos of the family. I’ve seen cards at my daughter’s with really elaborate family photos that had to cost a fortune. I started a … Read More

Color Me Red …

The poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a sub-tropical plant native to Mexico and Central America where it is called “Cuettaxochill.” They were introduced to our country in 1825 by our first ambassador to Mexico, Joel Roberts. In their native habitat they are considered shrubs and reach heights of 8-10 feet. Most … Read More