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March 1st, 2019 | Main

Little Heroes

Society is always looking for heroes or people to emulate. Athletes, movie stars, internet “influencers”, and other fleeting personalities are popular, but I think we might be looking in the wrong place. Specifically, the answer might be at our ...

February 22nd, 2019 | Main

Local Treasure

There hasn’t been a blog entry the last couple of weeks because I didn’t have any musings I thought anyone else might find interesting.  However, yesterday I read an article on the town of Allensworth, in Tulare County, which I’ve ...

February 1st, 2019 | Main

Mystery Solved!

Everyone knows the old cliché about socks disappearing in the wash.  I think I’ve solved it. I was scraping the bottom of the sock drawer this week and checked the free-range sock basket in our laundry room trying to make a pair. There were 23 ...

January 25th, 2019 | Main

2018 Darwin Awards (Part 1)

It’s that time of year again, when people from around the globe are awarded (posthumously) the dreaded Darwin awards for demonstrating that natural selection is alive and well in the human world. Here are some examples: (November 14, 2018, ...

January 18th, 2019 | Main

Crazy Cases

Every year there are a couple of crazy cases that highlight why people don’t like lawyers. Here are a couple of my favorites: Donald Nixon — who is legally blind — filed a lawsuit against  Playboy claiming that it was in ...