Sometimes, solutions to problems just present themselves.
Indiana legislators have been toying with a significant state tax overhaul for more than a year, even assigning a task force to review the options and present ideas for the 2025 session.
The (Anderson) Herald Bulletin
At the beginning of the week, Becky and I usually coordinate our separate upcoming plans.
The hunt was on — the treasure hunt.
The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette
It is a fact of life that each generation rebels against its predecessors. I will leave it to the psychologists or sociologists to explain why that is and why historically these generations tend to get the rebellion worked out of their system in early adulthood. Maybe it’s the children and the mortgage that cause a reevaluation of the perfect against the practical. Reality will win out.
Next week, an odd juxtaposition of commemorations occurs when Ash Wednesday falls on Feb. 14, St. Valentine’s Day. On the surface, it would seem that the two remembrances couldn’t be further apart in meaning. Ash Wednesday invites Christians to remember that we are dust and to dust we will return. St. Valentine’s Day celebrates the power of love to give life meaning. Death and love, a seemingly odd combination.
Indianapolis Business Journal
Back in mid-January, among people who pay attention to the state of American democracy, perhaps the most widely circulated quote from a news article had nothing to do with the presidential primaries or drama in Congress. Rather, it was from a European ambassador who likened the United States to “a fat buffalo trying to take a nap” while wolves circle.