March 28th, 2019 | Main

They Just Keep Rolling

I know everything in nature has its “special purpose” but I sometimes have a hard time figuring out what it is.  One example: tumbleweeds. It’s been a windy winter which means that every wall next to a freeway is buried under piles of ...

March 21st, 2019 | Main

Pillow Fights

I’m not sure when or how pillows morphed from sleep accessories into mandatory furniture accoutrements.  When I was a kid our house had a total of seven pillows. My parents had 3 (king bed), my sister had 2 (double bed), my brother and I ...

March 15th, 2019 | Main

You Shouldn’t Miss This

I hear a lot of complaints that there is “nothing to do in Bakersfield.”  This week the Bakersfield Racquet Club is hosting the Bakersfield Tennis Open, a professional tournament that attracts some of the top U.S .and international players.  ...

March 8th, 2019 | Main

I’ve Gone Country!

I’ve never been a huge country music fan.  I like the “crossover music” that started with Alabama and the Oak Ridge Boys, but never really embraced the whole genre. However, last week I stumbled across a streaming country station that I ...