Lou Emmert will soon be 90 years old, and for the life of me, I can’t figure out where she gets all of her energy. Perhaps it’s a carryover from her years in the United States Marine Corps.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“Begin the Beguine.” Not the Cole Porter song, made popular by Artie Shaw. Nor the R.E.M. tune of the same name.
“Give, and it shall be given unto you; pressed down, and running over.”
— Luke 6:38
If you are like a lot of Americans, you will be going shopping today, looking for bargains and hoping to get Christmas gift-buying out of the way early.
We are told this is very patriotic.
I would imagine that by now, most of us already have our Thanksgiving menu planned and our grocery shopping done (or pretty close to it).
Those in the know (and that’s us) say tomorrow is the official start of the Holiday Season. Officially, maybe, unofficially, I try to bring a little holiday into every day.
First, the Hostess Baking Co. is going to close; now it may not be closing. It makes you wonder what will happen to Wonder Bread. I remember Wonder Bread in my youth as the bread of preference.