It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to regular readers of this column that I am thankful that I am not a mother. The responsibility for raising a child was one I have never been willing to assume.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“Call upon Me in the day of trouble and I will deliver thee.”
— Psalms 50:15
Rasmeo Mariscotti was a hard worker; that’s why he left his job with the Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Co. and went to work on the Roberts Ranch, which later became the Sherman Thomas Ranch.
Texas Ranger (not a lawman, a ballplayer) Josh Hamilton became the 16th major leaguer to hit four home runs in a single game.
I’ve only had two pets that I loved dearly: a cat named Spunky and a short-haired dog called Peppy.
“A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.”
— Proverbs 16:28
During Tuesday’s baseball game against the Bullard Knights, Madera’s Scott Roberts was struck hard on his batting helmet by a pitch from the Knights’ flame-throwing Blake Quinn.