Monthly Archives: June 2012

Modern Storytelling

I used to be a big fan of Marvel Comics in my younger days. The original stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko were a breath of fresh air compared to the drek being offered to us youngsters … Continue reading

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Soapbox Saturday in Nevada City

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Inept vs. Insane: Preseason Doldrums

As the electoral preseason moves into summer, the opposing campaigns are still trying to hone their message into a coherent battle plan for the fall showdown. The main objective at this point is to stuff their respective warchests with enough benjamins to … Continue reading

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Ban the Bean

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Ghost in the Machine?

The wife and I took a much needed overnighter to Cambell Hot Springs in Sierraville on Sunday. When we got home today, my last post “Back in the Saddle” had mysteriously disappeared from the blog, along with all the comments. My … Continue reading

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Leone Niehaus (1914 – 2012)

After a rich and fulfilling life, Leone Antoinette Niehaus passed away on June 5, 2012. She was 98. A prayer vigil for Leone will take place at 6pm, Thursday, June 7, at Hooper & Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City, CA. … Continue reading

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June 5, 1968

I’ve been a political junkie for most of my life. In the 4th grade our class held a mock election in conjunction with the 1960 presidential contest. Candidates were chosen to represent the real life counterparts, and I was Lyndon … Continue reading

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Plea from the Cartoonist

Keep me employed…Vote Orly Taitz for Senate!!!

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