When I was this magazine’s managing editor, the editor-in-chief asked—nay, required—that I parrot the book ‘The Official Preppy Handbook,’ localizing the author’s directives. I wrote “Indy’s Guide to Prep” in 1981.
The truth is, I need them as much as they need me, which is why the search continues.
No offense to our neighbors in Mexico or Chile, but I don’t want their produce, or anything grown upside-down in a hothouse. I want Mom’s.
I seem to like John Mellencamp more than native Hoosiers do—or at least have a much less complicated relationship with him.
Robert Frost famously said everything he learned about life could be summed up in three words: “It goes on.” This is the season of the next generation—and the next after that.
This past winter, our attic became a haven for flying squirrels. These small tree-dwellers, a protected species in Indiana, banged around over our heads for nearly a week before we gave up and called a wildlife-management organization.
Who can blame the TV late-night legend and native Hoosier for sticking around longer than he intended? It’s hard to say goodbye to family.
My mother insisted I know how to read music even if I couldn’t perform it, and maybe that was good enough.
First-place categories for IM stories included Medical, Business, and Sports reporting, as well as Column and Features writing.
An oral history of the funniest guy ever to call Indy home.
I needed air. I felt like my Aunt Rose, who, during bouts of heart failure, would venture out onto her condo balcony to catch her breath.
More than 100 judges from the likes of Vanity Fair, ESPN the Magazine, and The New Yorker picked the finalists.
The prospect of being confined to a vehicle worried me far less than the thought of listening to Philosophy and Intellectual History, Volume 2 for 18 hours.
If kids knew what to do, they’d be adults. It’s our job to turn them into the latter.
I assume your company has overhead, which is usually covered by revenue from consumers like me. And if enough of them have difficulty similar to mine, you should be concerned.
Editor Emerita & Columnist