• Tom Bechman

    Thanksgiving 'Leftovers' Include Much More Than Food

    Hoosier Perspectives

     by Tom Bechman
     on November 26, 2012

    If it's early in the week after Thanksgiving when you're reading this, you're probably still finishing up the Thanksgiving leftovers. Cold turkey sandwiches are good, but I prefer heating it up in the microwave. Maybe there's a little bit of gravy left to pour over it, or maybe some cranberry sauce. Those are all winning combinations in my book. Thanksgiving leftovers aren't the only things you likely need to take care of in 2012 before this notorious year passes into…

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    Life Goes On In Hoosier Farm Country

    Hoosier Perspectives

     by Tom Bechman
     on November 19, 2012

    Our item that ran right around election day said that no matter how the election turned out, the sun would come up the next morning – somewhere. "Maybe it did. But it was certainly mighty cloudy," one reader told us tongue-in-cheek. The Wednesday after election day was cloudy in Indiana. But the reader was referring to the political races, especially the Presidential election. Obviously, he was a Romney supporter. Actually, it looks like we're back where we…

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    Sometimes I Wonder About New Technology

    Hoosier Perspectives

     by Tom Bechman
     on November 12, 2012

    My cell phone should be attached to my hip. If they could do that, I would probably have the surgery. I feel lost without it, but I'm bad about remembering where it is. One morning recently I had a 400 mile trip with two stops for interviews, actually taking me into Ohio briefly and back into Indiana. I got ready the night before by using Mapquest – can't live without it, right? I put in the first place I was going, then got directions from the first place to the…

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    The Sun Will Come Up Wednesday Morning

    Hoosier Perspectives

     by Tom Bechman
     on November 5, 2012

    Some will be happy this week on Wednesday morning, others will be disappointed. Some may think the world is coming to an end. It's possible I might be one of them, except I've been down this road before. Things don't always go as I want either, but one thing has never disappointed me. No matter what happened I didn't like, or how embarrassing something was, the sun still came up the next morning. You may not be able to see it, if it proves to be cloudy, but somewhere &ndash…

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