Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It was over a year ago when Blue River Press publisher, Tom Doherty, invited me to contribute to the All About series of children’s biographies. Specifically, he asked me to consider writing the biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But right away, he wanted to know if I knew anything about the Civil Rights

Read more ›

Ten Point Coalition Indianapolis and MLK Jr.

Be a Part of Your Community! Non-Violence at Work Ten Point Coalition Indianapolis and MLK Jr. at Barnes and Noble – River Crossing Take this opportunity to learn what leaders are doing in the Indianapolis community. Come and meet Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition members at Barnes and Noble River Crossing on Saturday February 11, 2017. Coffee hour with

Read more ›

Small Victories with Cancer

I’ve known hundreds. Hundreds of people, that is, who have made their respective journeys with cancer. And I’ve learned much. But the one lesson that stands out is the necessity of celebrating the small victories when one is battling cancer. One victory is not enough—or it is too overwhelming. Every cancer journey needs to be

Read more ›

Get Mad … at Breast Cancer

By Todd Outcalt, author of Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer One of our most raw—and at times helpful—emotions, is anger. This response can also be at the center of a cancer diagnosis, when a person first receives the news. Fear may be there, certainly . . . accompanied by anxiety, sadness or dread. But anger

Read more ›

Is Breast Cancer (Support) Contagious?

By Todd Outcalt author Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer   Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, or who has journeyed with a loved one through cancer, can attest to the surprising network of supporters. In fact, I’ve heard some people describe their support network in almost “contagious” terms—with friends and neighbors who become feverish

Read more ›

Q&A ~ Indiana Wineries

Have you considered taking a trip to a winery? Well, if you have wondered what it entails or just want a little information brush-up, the follow information from Todd and Becky Outcalt authors of Indiana Wineries: The Ultimate Guide to Wine in Indiana will help you out greatly. They sat down and answered some questions about wineries in Indiana. Where did the idea

Read more ›