Joyce Accavallo, Teaching with Dedication

One benefit of writing a column is the opportunity to meet influential people in our community. I consider teachers to be some of the most influential. The job they do cannot be underestimated. This profile of a first-grade teacher, Joyce Accavallo, is a good example. This appeared in the Ossian Sun Riser newspaper. Joyce Accavallo shares... Continue Reading →

Historic Jewel of the South–Madison Indiana

My family and I have visited Madison on two occasions. Each time we found it relaxing and unassuming. The people are friendly, while the history abounds from nearly every doorstep. If you’ve been there, write and let me know your favorite place to see. This article was one I wrote as a travel feature for... Continue Reading →

Angela Witte–Mrs. Indiana 2010

 It was my pleasure recently to interview Angela Witte. Angela is a Wells County native and Norwell High School graduate. On Nov. 13, 2010, she was crowned Mrs. Indiana. I first knew Angela as my dental hygienist. She was friendly and professional. I later discovered she and my daughter used to cheer together.   Angela is no stranger... Continue Reading →

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