Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Nevada City Armory For Sale

The National Guard Armory in Nevada City went up for sale last week. The old tin shed has gone through many changes over the years, having housed the Imaginarium and NCTV, and now the state has declared it as surplus … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

It’s a little after noon on Thanksgiving Day. The turkey’s in the oven, the hors d’oeuvres have have been prepared and tested for quality, and the leaves have been swept off the front entrance to Crabb Hollow. Finally, it’s time … Continue reading

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Perils Of The Pelton Wheel – Conclusion

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Perils Of The Pelton Wheel – Part Four

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Perils Of The Pelton Wheel – Part Three

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Perils Of The Pelton Wheel Part Two

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Perils Of The Pelton Wheel – Part One

A few weeks ago, Mary Ann and I attended her family’s reunion in Sacramento. There were dozens of cousins, the majority of whom I had never met before, so I resigned myself to being the odd man out as they … Continue reading

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Pick A Party

Every now and then I feel compelled to run this strip. I did it eleven years ago and my opinion on parties hasn’t changed since then. It becomes more relevant as we move into another election cycle, as evidenced by … Continue reading

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The Gene Clark Connection (Updated 12/14/14)

In the movie¬†Cloud Atlas, the common theme is the interconnectedness of humanity; how certain people are drawn together at different points in time. There was a similar storyline in¬†Little Big Man, when Jack Crabb (no relation) keeps running into past … Continue reading

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The Fizzles Of October

Americans have been anxiously awaiting the debut of the Affordable Care Act since the Democratic Congress passed it and President Obama signed it into law those long years ago. It held special significance for those with pre-existing conditions who were … Continue reading

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