ElectionsVote Of course, as soon as I write the words “Giving Tree,” I feel duty-bound to give credit to Shel Silverstein, the author whose children’s book by that title in 1964 became a permanent(more..)

ElectionsVote If you haven’t seen it already, you will surely soon see a lot of officer-involved arrest stories in the news about police arresting celebrities – probably largely sports celebrities and p(more..)

ElectionsVote Are you a person who likes to VOLUNTEER?   Unfortunately, you are among a small minority of people if you actually are a volunteer of anything.   But I don’t think that anyon(more..)

ElectionsVote My wife has been noticing I am leaving the house practically every time she turns on a football game.  Understand my wife is a real football fan and I used to be a real football fan as well. The (more..)

ElectionsVote As we may be very busy today observing Valentine’s Day and often trying to decide who our Valentine is, we may be overlooking that the first Valentine was dedicated to humanity in general. (more..)

ElectionsVote I admit that I sometimes say stupid things.  In fact, I may even be saying some stupid things right here in this space.  But most people don’t realize they are being stupid because the(more..)

ElectionsVote Yes, those words “global warming” have come back to haunt us.  This after we have done everything we can think of to simply replace “global warming” with any kind of more (more..)

ElectionsVote The date is June 28, 2017, and Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth is launching a public local war against the local misuse of opioids in the city of Santa Clarita.  He includes in his public prese(more..)

ElectionsVote I have some Facebook posts from friends who know that I was full-time journalist for some 20 years and a freelance writer for more years than that.  So, they have been expecting me to relate what(more..)

ElectionsVote To simplify the problems of California learning, all you need do is look at the Californian students who cannot – and will not -- read. My own experience tells me that a major reason for all th(more..)