Throughout my childhood and early adolescence, my parents would drive our family to Fresno most Sundays to visit my “Oma.” The name itself symbolizes the dual ethnicity of my clan, because it is German for “
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
In the wake of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., of 20 kindergartners and eight adults, including the assailant, who turned a gun on himself and his mother, some people are calling for more gun control.
You didn’t hear a word about homeless veterans in President Obama’s State of the Union speech last January and chances are you won’t hear anything from him about those vets next month, either, unless it’s a
Up in Coarsegold, not far from the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino, lived a grand young lady who, at the time I interviewed her in 2003, had reached the age of 96.
Number one again. Yes, at the top of the list for dirtiest cities in America is Fresno.
Season’s greetings. Happy holidays.
I am pleased to report I have not heard a lot this year about the “War on Christmas.”
“Nothing is more important than that we receive Divine Guidance in everything we do.”
— Ernest Holmes