The other day I went to the doctor’s office for a blood test, and it took three people to find a vein that would give enough blood. That isn’t particularly unusual. I have shy veins.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
By Anne Skinner
Now that it’s summer and the garden is under way, let’s take time to focus on the gardener.
Think of Jamaica, and it conjures images of a laid-back beach paradise. Reggae music blaring through Kingston, dread-locked Rastafarians and voodoo practitioners are stereotypes that abound.
The warnings are up — work is about to begin on the improvements planned for 4th Street.
We all knew it was coming. And when Michael Phelps won his 19th Olympic medal, the discussion could no longer be avoided.
Is Phelps the greatest Olympic athlete ever?
The Postal Service missed a big payment the other day, failing to contribute some $5 billion into the USPS pension fund.
I would like to join the chorus of voices who praised the latest Musings submission by my colleague Leon Emo as he recounted his typical 12-year-old’s bike ride from Schnoor Avenue to Olive Avenue via Gatewa