November 28th, 2012

Barbara Knuckles – Everything Has A Place

by cgindy

Rhinos and Cargill on oil Sights and smells and touch are most powerful in first encounters.   When moving to a new a city, everything is fresh and pops out immediately.  It’s the buildings, the landscape, the streets, the bridges, the people.  After time, though, the new sights become regular interactions and then eventually blend into […]

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November 23rd, 2012

Teachers Find Home Downtown

by cgindy

For two Herron High School teachers, living and working downtown has major benefits. Herron High School opened its doors in 2006 with 99 freshman to provide a tuition-free, college preparatory education in urban Indianapolis. Today, it serves 643 students, grades 9-12, and is considered one of the top charter schools in the nation. The advantage […]

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November 9th, 2012

The Big City Life

by cgindy

Alison Hundt grew up in a small town in Indiana.  Coming to Indianapolis was a big move.  She studied at IUPUI and anticipated moving back home to teach.  She came, however, to a crossroads when multiple opportunities were offered.  She needed to decide whether to remain in Indianapolis or go back home.  She decided to […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Spirit and Place

by cgindy

As adults we have a pretty good handle as to what the word ‘play’ means.  It’s kid stuff, right?  It belongs and stays on the playground.  Or if we do play, we play golf.  Sure we use our imagination but for things like problem solving in our jobs.  So perhaps it’s time to give play […]

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