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April 22, 2024

Worthy to Print Column | Our 50th State

George Worthy
This morning when I woke up I was feeling pretty good, all things being equal. For some reason as I lay there I kept remembering Lorraine’s father coming by my apartment and picking me up so I could help him clean a couple of ...

Guest Column | It’s National Get Organized Month — The Perfect Time to Remove Clutter and Chaos

The new year offers a blank slate — an opportunity to set things right, to change course and accomplish our goals. When we set New Year's resolutions, we are utilizing a very important concept called self-efficacy, which means that by virtue of aspiring to...

Funny Papers Again Column | ‘Open, Sesame!’ Sez Me

Steve Wilson
I have before me a smattering of paper scraps with an odd accumulation of notes, which will, one hopes, render up a readable column. Also in front of me is the remnants of a very delicious barbecued chicken dinner offered up by King City...

Worthy to Print Column | Another Day in Paradise

George Worthy
How was your week? Mine was pretty great. Shoot, it should have been. After all, I was turning 80, and if you can’t have a good time on your 80th birthday, when are you going to have fun? Like most good things that happen to...

Window on the World Column | The Super Fan

Lucy Jensen
It was football season 2011. I still have the ticket stub for no reason, back when they gave you paper tickets. It was going to be a game in San Francisco, indeed, the famous Candlestick Park. I had already attended an American baseball game...

Funny Papers Again Column | The Easy and Hard Way Ideas Come To Mind

Steve Wilson
“Television commercials are an assault upon the senses and an insult to intelligence.” The sentence appears quoted and italicized because I think it is a pretty good opening sentence. Opening sentences are important, as those first words of an author must grasp the reader’s attention...

Worthy to Print Column | Love of the Ocean

George Worthy
My wife is pretty much the center of my life. She is constantly giving me gifts of items that I may have mentioned in a casual conversation weeks or even months ago. Oftentimes it is a great surprise and something that I would treasure...

Window on the World Column | A Ranch Sitter’s Life

Lucy Jensen
What a lovely gift, I said to just myself. A weekend away for my daughter and her man and I will take care of their ranch. I will enjoy so much peace and quiet and even get time to work on my next book!...

Guest Column | Access to Quality Healthcare Is Vital to the Well-Being of Rural Communities

Mee Memorial Healthcare System Rena Salamacha
Access to healthcare services is critical to good health. Across the United States, rural healthcare providers play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of rural communities. They provide timely access to essential emergency and medical services, support preventative care, provide education, and address...

Funny Papers Again Column | Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Not Snow

Steve Wilson
We live in a valley formed by mountain ranges to the east and west with an ocean bay 50 miles to the north and a coastline 25 miles westward; a geographical formation that climatologists designate a semi-arid area. By comparison to many areas of...

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