(I wrote most of this piece five years ago, but I think it bears repeating. Our contemporary notion of Valentine’s Day’s origin has been sanitized to accommodate our conception of romantic love.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
I take great risk in admitting that Valentine’s Day is my least favorite holiday. Actually, I should refer to it as a celebration or observance rather than an official holiday.
He’s not exactly William Tell or Robin Hood, because yours truly — especially in high school before I met my gal — learned Cupid’s aim can be off by quite a bit. However, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.
Phyllis Dorothy James, aka Baroness James of Holland Park, aka P.D.
MAPA RIPS INTO MUSD HIRING PRACTICES — Allegations of harassment and dismal minority hiring practices by Madera Unified School District were leveled by Ben Benavidez, vice president of the Fresno Chapter of
Apparently there are Internet sites that specialize in allowing angry and jilted boyfriends to post nude photos of their former girlfriends, without the permission of the women.
More projects planned
By Kenan Sagouspe