President Obama has submitted a budget to Congress — but wait, there’s more.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
I confess mine was one of the 417.6 million views of a YouTube video clip called “Charlie bit my finger.” I happened across it as I was trying to learn how to use my new cell phone.
“It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.”
— Edward de Bono
Tuesday is the day set aside for lovers. Valentine’s Day hearts, candy, flowers; all the things retailers hope consumers will buy to improve their bottom line. How do you say “I love you?”
One morning after Mass, a little boy supposedly announced, “Mom, I want to be a priest when I grow up!”
“That’s fine with me,” she replied, “but why?”
The cat and the dog at our house have a mutual dislike of each other, characterized by loud barking, sinister hisses and an ever-present threat of violence.
The year was 1903, and the young Italian was headed to Madera from Firebaugh. He had been working for Miller and Lux for a year when he caught the news that the Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Co.