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Ruby On The Brain: My Dog Eats Everything

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Last September I wrote about the challenges that come when walking two very different dogs through our neighborhood.  The challenges of dog ownership do not end there, especially if your one-year-old monster has non-functioning taste buds. Two weeks ago, Wendi and I returned home from an enjoyable evening in town.  ...

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A Good Old Fashioned Hautian Christmas

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by Christian Shuck photos by Alia Shuck Mixed in with the hilarious “glow of electric sex in the window” and dogs barging into the house to ruin the turkey, there is a scene in A Christmas Story I love more than any other. I’m talking about when the Parker family ...

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The Dogmatics: Level With the Ground

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by Donovan Wheeler featured image by Jeremy Black courtesy of The Dogmatics Yes, traditional poetry still exists.  Talented writers can still settle down on a park bench, scrawl out a quatrain’s worth of observations in trochaic tetrameter, patch it together with an alternating rhyme scheme, and find a publisher who ...

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Friday Photo Blog: Autumn Beauty

Morning Glories by the Soybeans

Knightstown’s Eric Cox returns to the Friday Photo Blog with this collection of gems reminding us of the autumn which has passed.  Now that winter is upon us we find ourselves thinking of the words of Percy Shelley:  “O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

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Terre Haute: It Is What It Is…or Isn’t

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Opinion by Christian Shuck Photos by Marty Jones When Donovan and I first sat down to discuss how I could start contributing to National Road Magazine my mind went in about a thousand directions. Fortunately, his experience took the lead and he offered insight to what his expectations were for ...

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