The presidential election this year is fun to watch, if nothing else.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
In your Easter bonnet
With all the frills upon it,
You’ll be the grandest lady
In the Easter Parade.
Easter strikes me as an elusive holiday because of the way the date of the celebration moves around the spring calendar each year. Next year Easter falls on April 16, in 2018 it comes on April 1.
Watch the primary election process now playing out both nationally and in California, and you almost have to wonder whether the state and national wings of the Republican Party have made a suicide pact.
It was Easter vacation, no school, and so I headed down Third Street towards town, fun and adventure.
Thirty years ago, three good friends — Van Neely, Keith Davis and yours truly — bounced along a typical washboard road toward the desert ghost town of Ballarat. For one passenger, it was bumpier.
News that SeaWorld will stop breeding its killer whale collection causes me to remember Namu, the first killer whale to be caught, transported and exhibited for the public.