(The story until now: Roxanne Delacroix comes out of the Caffeine Den and collapses at the table where she and her friend Olga Waring had been sitting.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
The year was 1904, and Italia Mencerelli Pistoresi had left her home in the Province of Lucca, Italy with her daughter Pia (Pearl) and son Santimo (Sam) to join her husband, Adolpho, who was living in Madera
Wow, what a weekend in store for us Maderans. That is, if the clouds decide not to open. Not that we don’t need the rain. But let’s move forward.
In ancient times, tomorrow was known as Lazarus Saturday. The name refers to the organizer of a supper that Jesus ate in the community of Bethany “six days before the Passover” (cf. John 12:1).
"Mine enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause."
— Lamentations 3:52
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has said that it is not a foregone conclusion that he will use the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft to choose Stanford’s Andrew Luck.
One of the sure things about the price of gasoline is that it will continue to go up. It will, at least, until the summer driving season is over and people stop buying it in long-trip quantities.