Last week IUN students put on three days of events for Islam Awareness Week. On Thursday people were invited to try on headwear (Hijab for women, Kufi for men) and quite a few Black women seemed interested.
I have been busy laying out volume 31 of Steel Shavings and apologize for neglecting the blog.
Went to see a local "pops" orchestra called Rusty Pipes at the old Hobert High School. Dick Hagelberg and Don Evans performed along with several dozen others. They did a medley from "Jersey Boys."
Ran into former Gary mayor Richard Hatcher and discussed Mayor Rudy Clay's sudden departure from the upcoming primary. It looks now to be a two-person race between Ragen Hatcher and karen freeman-Wilson.