Monthly Archives: May 2014

Is It Tuesday Yet?

Here we are, in the waning days of Primary 2014. The final campaign mailers are arriving in your mailbox, full of stretched truths, mangled quotes, and outright lies. The candidates have gone to the press and social media to protest … Continue reading

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Geezer Destination

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The Sands Of Many Beaches

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They Show Up Every Year (Like Mosquitoes)

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The Wizard Of Ozone

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Invest In Your Neighborhood

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My mother sent this photo to dad as he was preparing to visit Europe in 1943. She wrote on the back: “Don’t I look like a cute little housewife?”

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Defensible Space

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We’re Number One!

It’s official. This editorial cartoon in┬áThe Union took first place from the California Newspaper Publishers Association for 2013. If you don’t recall the issue, it was about Cal Trans over spending $800,000+ on the La Barr Meadows/Highway 49 interchange. The … Continue reading

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George C. Bendover

To my good friends, Sid and Jennifer Clifford, for hosting the best long-running party in all Nevada County. Thirty-seven years, by most accounts, although it might be thirty-eight. Sid says it’s all over for Bendover, but it will live in … Continue reading

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