Next Thursday is the National Day of Prayer. If ever a country needed a day for people to come together and pray for its leaders, it is the United States.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
Tomorrow is the 42nd annual Earth Day, which was founded in 1970. I was a freshman at Madera High School for the first one. I remember picking up litter on the campus during lunch hour.
Remember, tonight is a fundraising dinner for Madera Community Hospital Foundation.
Earlier this week, Leon Emo wrote in his column about the Easter of 1967 and its signaling the beginning of the end of the good times for him in San Francisco. That was the Easter of my 12th year.
As you can imagine I get a lot of emails. Some are from readers and others are from friends. I recently received a message from one of my girlfriends that I feel compelled to share.
With tears in my eyes, I read the eulogy written for Van Neely by my colleague Leon Emo. He and Leon shared a love for the desert that frankly I don’t understand.
As you’re reading this, I am sitting in a field of four-leaf clovers waiting for the rain to subside and the sun to come out so I can follow the ensuing rainbow to my pot of gold.