School was finally out for summer. It was just before dawn and I stood on the cool tarmac, leaning on the lower wing of Dad’s crop duster biplane converted from a World War II Stearman trainer.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of His mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.”
— Proverbs 2:6
The state court decision Tuesday against California’s system of teacher tenure made headlines all over the country.
Nothing is more crucial to goal-oriented training than motivation, and nothing is more motivating than another runner — or a whole group of them — promising to meet you for a run.
When Madera County Auditor-Controller Marcia Hall resigned in a snit after last week’s primary election, she left the county in a lurch.
When I think of apricots (or see, eat or smell them), I am transported back to my childhood years when part of summer vacation meant picking, cutting and sorting the apricots grown on my grandparents’ ranch
Recently took in the movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” For those of you who remember the late Paul Karason, who was known as Madera’s Blue Man and appeared on the Today Show and Oprah after a story that fi