In Dante’s “Inferno,” the third circle of hell is gluttony, where the guilty are forced to lie in vile slush, guarded by Cerberus, the three-headed dog.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”
— Matthew 7:7
On Saturday, April 6, 1946, Madera lost one of its most beloved, most colorful, homegrown physicians, Dr. Dow Ransom.
Give me a minute. Believe it or not I’m thinking. Since I have been keeping track of this thing there have been 520 or so of these Friday fishwraps. Today’s column will be the finale.
About three decades ago, I was in on a scheme to make the world’s largest omelette in order to get the town where I was living into the “Guiness Book of World Records.”
Madera’s Sunrise Rotary Club celebrated its 40th year last week, and in so doing quickly reminded us of the reality of the death — very nearly — of polio.
I used to belong to a group that played a game called Bunco. We got together once a month to play, and it was a potluck affair.