Around Town

Visions of vibrancy

May 18, 2017 Nicole Davis

Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinator Linda Adams works with Southport and Indianapolis officials to create a plan for a healthier community Healthy people and vibrant communities go hand-in-hand. When you make it easier for people […]


Asparagus: taste of spring

May 18, 2017 Wendell Fowler

As the brown-gray mood of winter gives way to warmer temperatures, asparagus pokes its purple tips through the soil. The word asparagus first appeared in English print around 1000 AD. In 200 BC, Cato the […]


Farmers Markets: the best medicine

May 11, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Farmers Markets: the best medicine There’s something incomparable about the energy of a community farmers market: friends and neighbors in mutually-pleasing conversation, while shopping dozens of local vendors which sell fresh-harvested produce, compassionately-raised animals, cheese […]


Eat your vitamins

April 27, 2017 Wendell Fowler

“Our bodies are our gardens, our wills are our gardeners.” Shakespeare It’s in my heart to love everyone, which enlightens my passion for teaching healthy eating habits: to teach the world how to eat all […]

Around Town

Lego Lenten story

April 20, 2017 Nicole Davis

Fourth and fifth grade class at Saints Francis & Clare put together 15-minute stop motion film Ori Wood started doing stop motion films with his Legos, he said, “when I was little.” He wanted to […]


The zombie apocalypse

April 20, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Logically I assumed the term “Zombie Apocalypse” was a joke; however, our temple’s brains are under relentless chemical assault and it shows. Plus you’ve been programmed not to eat plant foods as The Great Creator […]


Wake up! The American diet has lost its soul

April 13, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Wake up! The American diet has lost its soul Hello beautiful souls. If you’re unaware, we face the largest preventable catastrophe in the history of mankind. Disease, obesity, aggressive, violent behavior, intolerance, hate, injustice and […]


The 911 on celery

April 6, 2017 Wendell Fowler

The 911 on celery The ordinary becomes extraordinary and miracles abound when you’re present. Commonplace celery gives proof. It appears, the ubiquitous vegetable, limited to jaded veggie trays, ants on a log, and egg and […]


Lilting the Veil: pancakes and syrup

March 30, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Lilting the Veil: pancakes and syrup A stack o’ pancakes feloniously assaulted by “syrup” holds lofty position in the pantheon of American breakfasts. Are today’s pancakes and syrup nourishing? Not exactly and that’s lamentable for […]