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April 24, 2024

Funny Papers Again Column | Another Last, and Hard, Final Goodbye

Steve Wilson
“It was not my intention to end the column as it ended. But a call minutes ago informs me my life-long friend Stephen Carl Clark has passed away down in Mexico. For many years there were three of us who kept close since kindergarten;...

Worthy to Print Column | Gonzales Continues to Shine

George Worthy
To be honest, I had to sit down and figure out how long ago I moved my family to Gonzales. I’m not going to guess, as I know it has been at least 30 years or more. I loved this town as soon as...

Window on the World Column | In the Bleak Midwinter

Lucy Jensen
About this time of year — February blending into March — I can get really sick and tired of winter. Folks back home might have a chortle at that; because, yeah, I know, we don’t really have “winter” per se in our neck of...

Funny Papers Again Column | Motorcycle Mayhem: Part Two

Steve Wilson
I don’t know how the whole thing began, but it happened on Thanksgiving Day of 1969. My friend Dennis was a motorcycle rider, and for one reason or other I was going to ride one of his smaller bikes from Point A to Point...

Worthy to Print Column | The Gift of Poetry

George Worthy
Last evening I walked out to my mailbox to check and see if I had any mail. I didn’t, but something better was given to me. My neighbor was playing some music while he played with his children. It was really cool listening to...

Guest Column | Healthy Habits Create Healthy Families

Mee Memorial Healthcare System Rena Salamacha
March is National Nutrition Month, an excellent time to examine your eating habits and make small incremental changes that will positively impact your health for the long term. We all know that life can be busy and stressful at times. It’s easy to fall into...

Funny Papers Again Column | Part One: A Story of Motorcycle Mayhem

Steve Wilson
Here is a little story about one little incident back in my days of riding motorized two-wheeled transports, also known as motorcycles. Like many of my stories, this one takes place in Greenfield back in the halcyon days of teenhood. (Hey, if there can...

Worthy to Print Column | And Then There Was One

George Worthy
So I’m sitting in my favorite chair lacing up my tennis shoes when the phone rings. I’m only a little concerned because Lorraine pays all the bills and she has not advised me that we are in trouble. I look at the phone only...

Window on the World Column | Habitual Early Mornings

Lucy Jensen
I was under the, apparent, misunderstanding that it takes three weeks to form a habit. (Some bad habits maybe sooner, but a life-changing habit, that is!) Come to find out in a study published by the European Journal of Social Psychology (I guess they...

Guest Column | Let’s Move District 18 into the Future with Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

The vast majority of American politicians are in the business of kicking the can down the road, with one notable exception: Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren. I know “kicking the can down the road” is an old cliché used to reference the arms race, federal budget, childcare,...

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