Wednesday night, two Madera tourists happened to find themselves staying in Redding at the Gaia Hotel, and it was explained to them by a waitress Thursday morning that the Gaia is the world’s greenest hotel.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
My gal and I had taken Highway 101 to the Bay too many times to remember — in our younger days to party in the City, but lately it seemed to see a specialist for heart or back, or for a hospital stay.
I was honored to attend the Madera District Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement awards dinner on Wednesday.
“Today my thoughts / Are swift and cool / As goldfish in / A lily pool. / Tomorrow, like as not, / They’ll be / Brown turtles blinking / Hard at me.
"I am the way, the truth, and the life.”
— John 18:6
Whew! It’s good to be back in Madera after nearly two weeks traipsing around Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. People ask whether we had a good time, and the answer is:
The pages of Madera’s history are replete with icons, and one of them is Coach Bill McAlister.