A loud bark late one night in 1997 inspired me to ask God to send a watchdog or angel to look after my parents’ van, which I had borrowed.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
At 11 o’clock on the evening of Jan. 21, 1911, the Honorable George G. Goucher died in Madera, and with his passing the Valley lost one of its social pillars and active political leaders.
I must admit I got a chuckle out of a Red Line caller’s message this week. The gentleman began with the description of picking up his morning San Francisco Chronicle.
“But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.”
— Matthew 6:33
All people should be aware that the new smart watches are going to make them look like idiots. Try it. Put your smart watch up to your mouth and talk into it. Nothing will happen.
“The only way to win World War III is to prevent it.”
— President Dwight David Eisenhower
When I finished my first marathon last Sunday I immediately declared, “I’m never doing that again.”
Four days later, on Thursday, I registered for another one.