You Said It: Celebrating People with 'Heart' in Our Community

February is all about sharing the love, and we asked you to tell us about those in your community that go above and beyond for others. We are thrilled to spotlight the following individuals for their kind hearts and selfless efforts to make the world a better place and bring joy to others. Kate Polgar […]

My Family’s Business Didn’t Survive the Big-Box Squeeze — Join Me in Supporting Those That Still Can

I grew up working in our family’s small chain of grocery stores in Indianapolis — appropriately named Richard’s Market Baskets, because my father was Richard Blankenbaker. My jobs included cashier, bagger, produce packager, stocker, fruit basket maker and eventually head night cashier. I even returned from college, work as a US Congressional Aide, and law school […]

You Said It: The Holiday Season Can Be as Difficult as It Is Delightful — How to Give the Gift of Your Best Self This Year 

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” We can’t help wondering if Edward Pola and George Wyle, who wrote this famous Christmas tune — popularized by Andy Williams — meant for their lyrics to be sung with a touch of sarcasm. As much as we may want this time of year to be the hap-happiest season […]

You Said It: Here’s What Our Readers Have Had to Say This Season

We love hearing from our readers — you’ve shared personal stories with us through comments on social media, You Said It submissions and letters to the editor. Here, a round-up of what we’ve been hearing from you lately. After the Loss of Her Son Josh, Nancy Rothstein Continues to Share His Words for Celebrating Life […]

You Said It: Here’s What Our Readers Have Had to Say This Season

We love hearing from our readers — you’ve shared personal stories with us through comments on social media, You Said It submissions and letters to the editor. Here, a round-up of what we’ve been hearing from you lately. After the Loss of Her Son Josh, Nancy Rothstein Continues to Share His Words for Celebrating Life […]

You Said It: If You Care About Your Health, Do This

As part of our “You Said It” Op-Ed series, we invite contributors to submit their opinion pieces. Have a submission? Contact us. One in two doctors is experiencing burnout, according to a recent news article. As a practicing physician for more than 20 years, I know that burnout is dangerous because it decreases empathy and increases medical error. […]

You Said It: If You Care About Your Health, Do This

As part of our “You Said It” Op-Ed series, we invite contributors to submit their opinion pieces. Have a submission? Contact us. One in two doctors is experiencing burnout, according to a recent news article. As a practicing physician for more than 20 years, I know that burnout is dangerous because it decreases empathy and increases medical error. […]