Just this week, this planet of ours entered into one of those odd celestial phases because Mercury is retrograde.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
The California presidential primary is June 7. Anyone interested in voting in this election must be registered by close of business on May 23.
Today is Emancipation Day. It commemorates the Compensated Emancipation Act, the day 154 years ago when legislation freed 3,185 District of Columbia slaves on April 16, 1862.
I took a trip to Raymond on Sunday. Typically, it is a nice little drive through the Madera foothills. This time of year the wildflowers are in bloom and the landscape is lush and green.
Piles of rubbish are showing up in front of homes along Granada Drive and other residential streets in Madera.
Easter strikes me as an elusive holiday because of the way the date of the celebration moves around the spring calendar each year. Next year Easter falls on April 16, in 2018 it comes on April 1.
Tonight at 9:30, spring arrives in the Pacific time zone. According to information from The Weather Channel’s website, the sun is crossing over from the southern hemisphere into the northern hemisphere.