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Updated January 24, 2010   URL is http://our.tentativetimes.net/opindex.html

Opinions, columnists, causes, books,
ham radio, health, and griefwork

Opine Sections
My favorite songs Audie Pitre and Griefwork Book Reviews
Murray Indiana Health Columns Pet Safety by Joy Hann
Memorial to Charles Gorgol, Indianapolis Police Department Columns: My Elmer
and other Ham Radio columns
Learn the Internet
Food pages Causes
worth your time
Why Our mascot, Otto, is confused.
Slain Law Enforcement Officers need a stamp Child Abuse  

New to the net?
Here is the distilled wisdom of Otto's editor as she struggled through the problems of software and the internet. Fast, breezy, printable for your future reference. Save yourself swears and tears with this advice.

For young people to lose a friend is about the hardest blow of all in adolescence. Even the adults who knew Audie Pitre (of the band Acid Bath) are grieving the loss to this day. Read about the impact one musician had on his world. Audie and his parents were killed by a drunk driver.
My other grief pages are on my personal website, but I plan to move them to OPINE.   You can read them on my personal site for now. 

Ham Radio Columnist
Bluffton amateur radio enthusiast extraordinaire Bill Weinhardt, W9PPG, writes a column for the Wells County Amateur Radio Club newsletter. Here are the collected works of Our Tentative Times  reporter and columnist Bill Weinhardt.

W9PPG, Bill Weinhardt's Radio Columns
1. Why use CW? 2. Learning Morse Code
(the easier way)
3. Great Fun
with CW
4. Antenna Ideas 5. Old Equipment
I've bought and made
6. More Radio Nostalgia
7. W9ASX, My Elmer, Glen Rogers 8. Surplus Equipment 9.Questions from my e-mail, with answers
10.  Science Fair Project, Keyer 11.  Who found my cancer?
All columns ęcopyright Bill Weinhardt 1996-2003

Let's Be Healthy

Purdue Dinner Series
The Philosophy of Liver
Bill Weinhardt writes about his life-changing experiences in the prostate cancer pages.

Book Reviews and Announcements
Several pages of my book reviews are on-line now.
Link not working: Purdue University Press announces a new book about the relationship between animal abuse and abuse of humans.

Otto's Little Secret
It seems someone has noticed that our mascot, Otto, is not a peacock. Surprise! Otto is a crested crane. We won't tell Otto, though, for his feelings would be all higgledy-piggledy, so read the story here.

Music Pages
Music has its own magazine, www.tell-mama.com  
This e-zine is now huge but very outdated.

Nostalgia now has its own e-zine too, with the pages about life in small towns.

Our Tentative Times (Otto) is now divided into four magazines. This one is OPINE. Give us a bit of time to find a graphic that says all that without words!  You are still under the umbrella of Our Tentative Times

Here is the link back to the cover of Our Tentative Times cyberzine family.

Page entirely the fault of Sandra Weinhardt. Contact her at editor@tentativetimes.net but be gentle because she hardly ever gets to sleep and she needs encouragement. 
Expenses of long-term illness - why the fund raisers??this page is temporarily lost. I am hunting for it.