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College football coach feels entitled to kiss his players

Oct 18, 2016
College football coach feels entitled to kiss his players

Here’s an odd thing:  a powerful man being praised for pressing kisses and hugs on young people whose hopes and dreams rest in his hands. Hasn’t Donald Trump’s “locker-room” talk made such behavior reprehensible? Apparently not.  A New York Times … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
My spirit animal and another kind of awareness

My son and his wife have a very special cat.  I have had many cats in my life, but this one has more personality than any feline I've ever seen or owned.  I used to suggest they video their cat and put it on YouTube - I thought that it would become f...

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Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

Oct 13, 2016
Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

As bad as the Kings are, at least they are our Kings. It says so right on their jerseys. For basketball fans across the nation, the Kings are synonymous with Sacramento. They give our town, with its massive inferiority complex, … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Win an Erin Condrin Planner

We all know that I have been against Pink October, but it is never going away.  So rather than just sweeping it all under the rug, this month I will highlight companies that actually want to do good for cancer patients.  Nothing is ever all bad, ...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Win an Erin Condren Planner

We all know that I have been against Pink October, but it is never going away.  So rather than just sweeping it all under the rug, this month I will highlight companies that actually want to do good for cancer patients.  Nothing is ever all bad, ...

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Memorial bench in Red Bluff brings back fishing memories

Oct 11, 2016
Memorial bench in Red Bluff brings back fishing memories

Last week, my wife  and I took a road trip up Interstate 5, spending a couple of days in Ashland, Oregon, for the theater ambience and then on to Corvallis to see friends. Before leaving California, we made what for … Continue reading

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Techniques for washing a cat

Oct 6, 2016
Techniques for washing a cat

When Zack came in the other morning sporting a blue and yellow glow on his white fur, I knew it was time for a bath. The previous day he had returned from his nighttime wanderings with a few spots of … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s new arena — majestic Half Dome or crushed beer can?

Oct 3, 2016
Sacramento’s new arena — majestic Half Dome or crushed beer can?

Just because the architects and designers of the new Kings arena in Sacramento compare their creation to the grandeur of Yosemite’s Half Dome and the riparian greenery of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, don’t feel you need to genuflect. That’s for … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
A Patient’s View on Awareness

I originally wrote this article for Healthline. Due to system maintenance, it is currently unavailable.  Because it should be seen during the month of October, I am reposting it on my blog, without the pretty pictures and things they added and with so...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Pink October Begins

As October begins, I want to remind everybody to use your intelligence.  Not everything that is "pink" is awful but you must use your discernment.  Don't just hand over money because something has a pink ribbon,  or somebody says it's going to a good cause. I will explain more about pink and why so...

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