ElectionsVote “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.”— Alfred Hitchcock It wasn’t that long ago the federal Food and Drug Administration gav(more..)


ElectionsVote “The only way to atone for being occasionally a little over-dressed is by being always, absolutely, over-educated.”— Oscar Wilde (CAPTION: Me, in a tuxedo, at one of my weddings. (more..)


ElectionsVote “Cowboys are special, with their own brand of misery...”— Willie Nelson This week is one of my high holy days of observation. It’s the 22nd Annual City of Santa Clarita’(more..)


ElectionsVote “I love the smell of napalm in the morning. It smells like — victory...”— Robert Duvall, from “Apocalypse Now” I never think about odors. I react to them, but neve(more..)


ElectionsVote “Eat ...  your damn ... parakeet.”— Bette Davis to Joan Crawford in the horror classic, “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” Probably not too many recall Francois Mitte(more..)


ElectionsVote “Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else in(more..)


ElectionsVote (Part I appeared last week in your Santa Clarita Beacon.com. Read this and the previous week’s because if we bump into you on the street, we’ll be asking questions…) You’re m(more..)


ElectionsVote (Part II will appear next Wednesday in your Santa Clarita Beacon.com. Read this and next week’s because if we bump into you on the street, we’ll be asking questions…) We share our (more..)


ElectionsVote “Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.”— Kin Hubbard   During the Depression in Santa Clarita, Fred Trueblood #1 was editor and publisher of the local and for(more..)


ElectionsVote “It is impossible to experience one’s own death objectively and still carry a tune.”— Woody Allen The last time I was in Colorado, I may have passed Misty Quackenbush in the s(more..)