People who are superstitious about numbers may believe today, Sept. 7 has a lucky connection. More people tend to be scared of the number 13 and especially when it falls on a Friday.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
The first weekend of September is set aside to honor the American worker with a federal holiday. Enjoy the final summer blowout but use common sense and designate a sober driver.
When the power went out during Monday’s electrical storm, you know the first thought that came to mind? Is this how the apocalypse begins?
Last Saturday the Madera High School class of 1973 gathered at the Elk’s Lodge to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our graduation.
I lost someone important to me this week. For years he was my bartender. He poured my drinks and listened to my problems. He offered sage advice or sometimes just told me to quit whining and suck it up!
How did August get here already? We’ve had some super-hot days this summer and yet two days this week, I didn’t turn on the air-conditioning at all. That has never happened to me in July and August.
My mother had four brothers and only one sister, Clara. Mom always said her beautiful sister was born an adult and growing up it was as if she had two mothers.