On Tuesday, I helped a dear friend bury her husband. Mom always favored that euphemism, not attended a funeral but helped someone bury a loved one.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
The annual banquet of Heartland Opportunity Center always is a humbling and spiritual experience. The banquet Thursday was especially so.
When it comes to setting education funding policies for California, preconceived notions have long held at least as much sway as actual reality.
I always knew those Russells from Madera were pretty special people. They descended from Agusto and Mary Russell who immigrated from the Azores in 1900.
Slow day. It certainly seemed that way for that “other paper” that arrives from the sprawling, asphalt and concrete metropolis across the river to the south.
“It is the Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom.”
— Luke 12:32
The National Transportation Safety Board would like to see the states adopt laws making it illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.05. Now, the limit is 0.08.