School wouldn’t start until after Labor Day, or maybe when the harvest was in. I was too young to work for dad at his airport crop dusting business. The summer of 1959 seemed to be all fun, all day.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
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.
“The hearts of the people are fickle...”
— Hosea 10:2
One of the challenges we face when all appears to be going well is that we may actually believe all IS well.
Calls are being heard for Anthony Weiner to drop out of the New York mayoral race, and for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to quit. Both men are standing their ground.
In 1917, Herman Brammer and his son, Will, decided to expand their shoe store and build that three-story, brick building that still stands on the north side of Yosemite Avenue.
It’s going to be a big weekend with Bobby Soxers arriving from all over the country for the big tournament.
“In Thee O Lord, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.”
— Psalms 71:1