January 6, 2018
It’s been 170 years since the beginning of the California Gold Rush. On Jan. 24, 1848, James Marshall found gold at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma....
January 5, 2018
Tami Jo Nix
Welcome to 2018. There were many explosions at midnight on Sunday. I’m hoping they were illegal bottle rockets and not gunshots. It is hard...
January 1, 2018
If I wind up making a New Year’s resolution, this is what it will be:
I resolve to stop making New Year’s resolutions.
You would think that...
Tomorrow night, we’ll bid farewell to 2017. Most of the people I know say this has been a year that will never be forgotten. But, I’m not so...
December 8, 2017
This is the time of year when I engage in the exercise of blowing off steam that has been building over time. Usually, this involves some sa...
December 2, 2017
Some of you gentle readers are aware that we leased our house for several years from a cat that let us live there for two bowls of food a da...
October 28, 2017
I’m not a sports writer. And, I certainly don’t want to step on Tyler Takeda’s toes. But, I can’t let the current sports season slip by with...
October 13, 2017
I was coming home from what I laughingly call work the other night, and as I stepped out of my garage into the breezeway that leads to our b...