ElectionsVote “In Italy, a woman can have a face like a train wreck and prosper — if she is blonde.” — Unknown There are times when I miss my kid sibling-like substance, Wilbur. We have was(more..)


ElectionsVote (I just ran across this column I wrote long before the 2008 presidential election. Cripes. It has me shaking my head 8 years later…) One of the touchiest subjects in the upcoming 2008 help-wan(more..)


ElectionsVote A couple of hundred years ago, our local Tataviam Indians would use ants to treat rheumatism. The Native American unlucky enough to complain of the malady was stripped naked (if he or she wasn’t(more..)


ElectionsVote “We’re on the road to nowhere...”— Lyric from a Talking Heads song It’s 2016 and the Cross Valley Connector has been open for nearly a decade. Actually, it was planned i(more..)


ElectionsVote I do wear many hats. One is for being a local historian. I find many, if not most, newcomers have no idea about the rich film history we have. OK. Enough of that then. Let’s talk about film and (more..)


ElectionsVote I’m not sure it’s possible to have an argument with your significant other while one or more of you is under the influence of helium. The element basking in the #2 spot on the Periodic Ta(more..)


ElectionsVote Sometimes, a guy just has to pull up his big boy pants and perform his righteous civic duty. I found an error in the Constitution. It’s a big one. Specifically, it’s the 8th Amendment. T(more..)


ElectionsVote Some of you might remember Hillary is running for president, along with probably the girl Tonto, Elizabeth Warren. You remember not that long ago, Hillary wrote Hard Choices? You’d think with th(more..)


ElectionsVote (Normally, I’m not supposed to write about a certain family member. But I penned this almost 12 years ago, when she was but a little babers.) “The quickest way for a parent to get a child&(more..)


ElectionsVote “There will be a rain dance this Friday night, weather permitting.”— George Carlin I must have been Hamlet in a previous life because I’m really into Gloom. When I say, &ldquo(more..)