Personal Blog

Finding Our Way Now
Answer To A Prayer: Story

I was out enjoying the day with some friends.  It was a gorgeous day and we were very much delighting in each other’s company.  The conversations and general banter were light and fun.  As it often happens in these situations, we shared stories about our past and their significance to each other.  Somewhere in...

Chronicles of Nothing
LEGO Houses for adults anyone?

LEGO Houses for adults anyone?

Back in the days when I was a kid, I don’t remember LEGOs being so interesting.  First of all there were no LEGO shops to buy houses. Then again, the last time I remember playing with LEGOs was in 1978ish. This LEGO building set is a pretty good example of the bricks with which...

Marc Valdez Weblog
The Unseen Victims

May 19, 2014
The Unseen Victims

The tragic murder of Tamisha Evette Ridge by Dameshlo Green (covered here and here by the Sacramento Bee) has another angle: her many fans. Apparently Tamisha Ridge had a loyal group of fans of her sewing shows on the Web, and those people are also h...

Marc Valdez Weblog
John Adams – Nixon in China – I Am The Wife Of Mao Tse-tung – Kathleen Kim

May 19, 2014

I wasn't able to finish watching John Adams' "Nixon In China" on PBS Channel 6 when I returned Sunday morning at 2 a.m. after "A Chorus Line" - it was just too late to stay awake. Nevertheless, this is extraordinarily good! An amazing performance!

Marc Valdez Weblog
Tom McClintock Kind Of A Failure At Ratfucking

May 19, 2014

Tom McClintock is doing his ratfucking best to win his primary, but it isn't a very good performance. Daily Kos featured an article last week regarding how to ratfuck (with language switched, because it was meant as a guide for Democrats):

This is the most important part of the strategy. The trick to...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Sacrificing Everything For The Almonds

May 19, 2014

California farmers lost flexibility over the last generation:

Almonds and other permanent crops require more water than most row crops. What’s more, almond orchards can’t be idled in a dry year like tomato or cotton fields. Farmers who planted almond trees in recent years have tens of millions of dollars at risk, and find...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Sac Bee Article On The South Natomas/East Sacramento City Council Race

May 19, 2014

I'm an enthusiastic supporter of friend Adam Sartain, and he's campaigning hard, so hoping he emerges from the pack:

Question to Adam Sartain: Can you provide a specific cause or initiative you plan to champion over the next four years at City Council?

Answer: I’d like to press for a greater level of...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Kelsey B Come With Me (ShockPop Remix Video Edit)

May 19, 2014

Kelsey adds:I love for this thank you to my amazing friend and fan Paolo Passalacqua for this beautiful edit of the music video to my fav remix by the talented Julissa Alexandria Veloz.

Marc Valdez Weblog
Fun Video Of A Georgia Moron

May 19, 2014


Marc Valdez Weblog
Damaged Faith Among Millenials for ‘Investing’

May 19, 2014

Yup. It's a scam:And it's not just the complexity. The whole ordeal just feels like a giant grift that taints your soul when you just think about it. I hear "we'll help you design the investment portfolio that fits your risk profile," and I translate ...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Advertisement

Categories

Advertisement



Newest Partners