Monthly Archives: November 2014

HPV — Not Just for Girls

Last month we talked about “Deadly Viruses” (Influenza, D68, and Ebola).  This month we will have a frank discussion about another deadly virus — human papilloma virus (HPV).  HPV disease is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, and cervical cancer is known to affect 500,000 … Read More

Hancock Children’s Choir Hosts Christmas Concert

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Children’s Choir will perform a Christmas concert on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at Bradley United Methodist Church,  210 W Main St, in Greenfield  Admission is free, donations will be accepted. Guest artists include percussionist Jeff Nearpass from the Indianapolis Symphony, violinist Pam Williams, guitarist … Read More

The Fourth Thursday of November

Thanksgiving is one of my very favorite holidays. Getting to spend the day with my loved ones, feast on a banquet of turkey, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberries, green beans, and ..well… all the wonderful food you could ever think of. Then, afterwards, just relive wonderful memories of all the great … Read More

Cooking My First Thanksgiving Dinner

I cooked my first Thanksgiving dinner when I was just 15 years old. My mother had developed Hepatitis in January of that year. She spent six weeks in isolation in the hospital and another seven weeks again in August of that year. She was still bedridden and I, being the … Read More

The Civil War — 150th Anniversary

“GREATEST VICTORY OF THE WAR! OLD ABE RE-ELECTED!” announced the Indianapolis Journal on the morning of Wednesday, November 9. In the days prior to the election, crowds of “ladies and gentlemen, citizens and soldiers, young and old” gathered nightly at the Tabernacle on Circle Park to hear speeches and exhortations … Read More