If you are interested in becoming a member of a city council, or of a school board, here is a heads-up: Registration for the Nov. 6 election begins today, and will run through Aug. 10, or through Aug.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
I had finished my column Thursday and was beginning to nod off at bit. Generally, this leads to a well-deserved nap.
I was driving on Avenue 16 Friday, and saw the oddest thing. It was a man on a bicycle, and as he pedaled along, he was brushing his teeth.
It has already started. This week I saw the first of the president’s reelection television campaign commercials.
I’m usually not a frequent letter writer or recipient, even as a newspaper columnist. But below are excerpts of an online conversation I had in January about religion.
“If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little more.”
— Jules Renard (French author)
"What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?"
— Mark 8:36