Not gamblers by any stretch of a poker hand, we were taking a chance and heading across the vast Mojave Desert to Laughlin, Nevada and Casino Drive.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Can this possibly be the last edition of 2011? It must be since Monday is the first day of 2012.
Oh, gentle reader, it is time again for that annual toast, and if you are missed here because of space feel free to boast. Below a few best wishes and meager attempts at rhyme. I hope for nothing in return, except smiles most sublime.
We are a strange people.We are more apt to choose our leaders by reading or listening to negative advertising than we are through analysis of how particular candidates approach the issues.
We have reached the end of 2011. What kind of year has it been for you? More importantly, what kind of year do you want 2012 to be?
The joy of life is to stay well balanced in all aspects of life.
John Barnett was one of Madera's most colorful lawmen.