Monthly Archives: June 2019

Set Your Clock

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Getting Weird In Winters

Last week, we took a long leisurely drive down the back roads of the Central Valley to Winters, where we were treated to a presentation on The Book Of Weirdo by author/historian Jon B. Cooke. Robert and Aline Crumb spent … Continue reading

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The End Of The Rainbow

Governor Newsom raised the rainbow flag over the state capitol for the June LGBT Pride celebration. Meanwhile, Presidunce Donald ordered that no such flag would be allowed on any¬† U.S. embassy. I’m sure he’d do more if he could.

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Highway Robbery

The Nevada City City Council (without much notice) decided to raise the parking fees from twenty-five cents per hour to one dollar. I’ll be selling torches and pitchforks outside city hall before the next meeting.

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Just Another Reminder

Kudos to Governor Newsom for reminding us Californians that our heritage is much more than wine, gold, and movies. (See link in comments.)

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Lash, Don’t Splash

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How High?

The Sierra snowpack is melting fast in the summer heat and many people are living outside, but not by choice.

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Winters Is Coming

I’m planning on attending this little shindig, if for no other reason, to shake the hand of Mr. Jon Cooke, who put this massive historical treasure together. If you’re in the neighborhood, stop in and say “hey!”

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I was cruising Facebook last Saturday and noticed three or four posts from friends in the south county warning of massive storm clouds headed our way. Mary Ann and I ran to the backyard, where we had just planted this … Continue reading

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