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 Here, I'm interviewing Jim Buller about the giant earth and moon paintings he created. The artwork hangs at The Electric Brew in Goshen.

Reporter Lydia Sheaks reflects on her first year of working for The Elkhart Truth.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted 39 minutes ago
 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore is a great book for people who love technology and books.

This story about a bookstore that's always open and a secret society that goes there will remind you of your love for technology and books.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:52 a.m.
 It shouldn't be so hard to find a church. Here's a photo from our wedding last year -- not at a church, but a chapel that looks like one.

Finding a new church shouldn't be so hard, but somehow, it is.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 11:55 a.m.
 Here's what happens when you combine the words of the fair artists' most popular songs.
Posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:34 p.m.

3 Doors Down is headlining, with country artists Tyler Farr, Justin Moore and others. Here's a playlist to get you started.

 Figuring out tips is hard. How much are we supposed to tip for a cup of coffee?
Posted on March 16, 2014 at 11:40 a.m.

Tipping baristas is important, says one coffee maker at Goshen's Electric Brew. Here's how to figure it out.

 Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee at a board meeting on Tuesday, March 11.
Posted on March 13, 2014 at 8:50 a.m.

The story about Indianapolis Public Schools' budget deficit actually being a surplus is kind of unbelievable. How did it even happen?

 This screenshot of a
Posted on March 10, 2014 at 5:57 p.m.

Condi and Beyonce like it, but will an effort to ban the word "bossy" lead to a change in how assertive women are viewed?

 If there's one thing the Internet has taught us, it's how to hold an empty picture frame with our loved ones. I blame Pinterest.
Posted on Feb. 28, 2014 at 4:51 p.m.

I thought an article fitting men into 10 "no-no types" was ridiculous, but then I found out people were taking it seriously. 

 I don't always laugh, but when I do it's because I'm getting rained on. Not. This is Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson in About Time.
Posted on Feb. 24, 2014 at 2:56 p.m.

About Time is a movie about all of our lives, except with all beautiful people and a killer soundtrack.

 Five books about love you should read. Photo by Lydia Sheaks
Updated on Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

Feeling romantic, scientific or spiritual? Here are my recommendations for your Valentine's Day reading.

 A screenshot from Durham Academy's video of
Posted on Feb. 14, 2014 at 11:47 a.m.

The only way to conquer this winter is to laugh about it.

 Elkhart Area Career Center Machine Trades student Luke Mitchell watches as a vertical mill saw cuts grooves into metal as he makes a meat tenderizer in class Friday, February 11, 2011. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard)
Posted on Feb. 12, 2014 at 2:20 p.m.

Education reporter Lydia Sheaks says not all students are college-bound.

 Forest Whitaker plays White House butler Cecil Gaines in Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013).
Posted on Feb. 8, 2014 at 2:10 p.m.

I don't think the 1960s were that long ago, but I was shocked by what I saw when I watched 'The Butler.'

Lydia Sheaks
Lydia Sheaks
Lydia Sheaks, education reporter, writes about finding adventure in the everyday, her opinions of current events and trends and occasionally her two cats.

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Reporter Lydia Sheaks writes about education and family issues for the Elkhart Truth.



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