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Opinion & Columns

Man in tree
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Growing Concern

If you think development is bad, consider the alternative: shuttered storefronts, weed-choked sidewalks, and failing schools.

John Mellencamp Cover Album Collage
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Minutes To Memories: The 20 Best John Mellencamp Songs

An arbitrary, completely made up, and possibly incorrect list of the best Mellencamp ditties.

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Tilting At Windmills

I’ve spent my life guarding against imaginary dangers.

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A Grief Revisited

In 2013, my husband and I lost suddenly lost our healthy daughter to a COVID-like virus. Don’t think the same can’t happen to you.

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A Motor Tour Down Memory Lane

A lot of great old cars sit in the mind’s garage of Philip Gulley — along with a few clunkers.

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Heaven Can Wait — At Least Until My Retirement Runs Out

I have a few things I want to do before I die. When, exactly, that happens is a dispute between my financial planner and the Internet.

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Remembering Greg Hardesty, 1968 – 2021

The beloved late culinary icon gave this city so much more than what he put on a plate.

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Hire Like A Pro (Or At Least Like A Quaker)

If you’re looking for advice on how to hire someone, Philip Gulley has references.

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Lawnmowers Of The World, Unite

To free up space in the garage, people are going to need to begin sharing tools—starting with my neighbors.

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Maintain Wedded Bliss For Four Decades Using This One Weird Trick

My marriage has been almost 40 years of bliss, no thanks to me.

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On The Road To Florida, Quasi-Normal Life Is So Close I Can Taste It

This year’s spring break isn’t your average gridlocked, sunburnt hassle.

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In Moderna (Or Pfizer, Or Johnson & Johnson, Or Whoever) We Trust

Philip Gulley on the glory of vaccines — and the shame of those who would discourage them.

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IMPD’s Excessive Use Of Police Dogs Is Repulsive

Columnist Philip Gulley writes about why the department deserves a short leash.

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I’m Locked Out Of My Retirement Account. It’s Probably For The Best.

Philip Gulley plans on raiding his retirement fund and living like a king—just as soon as he can remember his password.

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What Does It Take To Become A Single Mom In Indiana?

I was willing to do whatever it took. But thanks to Indiana lawmakers and insurance companies, giving birth was the easy part.

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