Category Archives: History

The Warm Pond

When Mary Ann & I were on our honeymoon in 2005, we’d get up every morning and drive down to the warm pond to mingle with the fishes in the soothing volcanic water. Now I hear that it (and the … Continue reading

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The Famous Marching Mayor Of Nevada City

Congratulations to David Sparky Parker on his ascension to the coveted Mayor’s seat on the Nevada City City Council. However, rumor has it that a special prosecutor will be appointed to investigate claims that he colluded with the Russians to … Continue reading

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Charlie Mason 1944 -2018

Yesterday we attended a memorial for our old friend Charlie Mason in North San Juan. It was not a sad occasion, as we were reunited with many faces from many paths that led to this time and place to celebrate … Continue reading

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Tom Coleman

Just a few days ago, former National Hotel owner Tom Coleman was named Grand Marshal of this year’s July 4th parade. Today, he is gone. Many of us who frequented the National and considered Tom a friend thought that it … Continue reading

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The Fire Down Below

Every day, the hate thermometer moves up another few degrees. And of course, it’s always the other side’s fault. There is no reconciliation, only blame. The Trumpists (they can no longer lay claim to the Republican label) are determined to … Continue reading

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Winnie The Pootin

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Police Lineup

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Anthony Bourdain 1956 – 2018

Tony Bourdain took us out to dinner in some very unlikely places. He made strange foods, customs and peoples more familiar to us couch potatoes. I’ll miss his sharp wit and incisive observations of life on our little planet. RIP

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50 Years

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Lenny Bruce Is Rolling In His Grave

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