Paul Clegg

Paul Clegg I have played basketball from the streets of New York City to the playgrounds of Berkeley and the athletic clubs of Sacramento. I was a longtime copy editor and writer at The Sacramento Bee.

Web Site: http://gameto100.com


Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Jun 1, 2016
Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Let me brag about fixing a significant leak in my front-yard sprinkler system. I do feel pleased that I generated the gumption yesterday to tackle the problem. I have registered the accomplishment on the positive side of my internal scorecard. … Continue reading

Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

How uplifting — a choice between two evils

May 23, 2016
How uplifting — a choice between two evils

My favorite question asked of guests on the television show “Inside the Actors Studio” is this one: If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? For myself, I would like … Continue reading

How uplifting — a choice between two evils

May 23, 2016
How uplifting — a choice between two evils

My favorite question asked of guests on the television show “Inside the Actors Studio” is this one: If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? For myself, I would like … Continue reading

How to feel like a dummy while trying to get a smartphone

May 18, 2016

I’m making progress on the smartphone front. I’m discovering the questions to ask and the details to consider. But I sure feel like an ignoramus. As I wrote Monday, I finally overcame my fears and inertia and decided to get … Continue reading

How to feel like a dummy while trying to get a smartphone

May 18, 2016

I’m making progress on the smartphone front. I’m discovering the questions to ask and the details to consider. But I sure feel like an ignoramus. As I wrote Monday, I finally overcame my fears and inertia and decided to get … Continue reading

How to feel like a dummy while trying to get a smartphone

May 18, 2016

I’m making progress on the smartphone front. I’m discovering the questions to ask and the details to consider. But I sure feel like an ignoramus. As I wrote Monday, I finally overcame my fears and inertia and decided to get … Continue reading

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