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Bird’s Eye View (Apr 27, 2016)

What kind of new businesses do we need in AV? The answers are usually establishments such as a bank, a tasteful motel, a pharmacy, a dry cleaners, a bookstore, a…

Bird’s Eye View (Apr 20, 2016)

Greetings one and all. Are you are sitting comfortably? Then I shall begin. Public Service Announcements. #543. There is a second Barn Sale this month, and every month through the…

Bird’s Eye View (Apr 13, 2016)

My recent comments about The Donald and his controversial campaign for the Presidency have resulted in the devil incarnate, Ted Cruz, escaping my Turkey Vulture wrath, rhyme, and reason.…

Bird’s Eye View (Apr 6, 2016)

Hillary Clinton is more popular than The Donald with general election voters according to “reputable polls.” However, those same polls also reflect that she still has the highest unfavorable rating,…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 30, 2016)

As the school closes for a week, it’s always a pleasure to see some of our local schoolteachers enjoying an end-of-quarter drink or two at The Buckhorn as they were…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 23, 2016)

They’re back! No, I’m not referring to the helicopter-like sound pollution of the frost protection fans used by certain Valley wineries; not yet anyway. I’m referring to the beautiful sight…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 16, 2016)

It’s St Patrick’s Day tomorrow, Thursday, March 17, and as someone who has had many, many years of experience in the bar/pub world, both as a host and customer, I…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 9, 2016)

Many Valley folks heaved sighs of relief and welcomed last Friday’s appointment of Kerri Sanchez to the AV School Board, which now returns to its full quota of five trustees.…

Bird’s Eye View (Mar 2, 2016)

Welcome to the 500th Turkey Vulture column! You’re welcome! Ha! Ha! There have actually been 432 of these compilations of “wise words, good thoughts and curmudgeonly moans and groans” since…

Bird’s Eye View (Feb 24, 2016)

Bird’s Eye View (Feb 24, 2016)

Given all the current new/revived restaurant business in the Valley, and in recent years a number of them coming and going almost as quickly as it takes to make a…

Bird’s Eye View (Feb 17, 2016)

With Erica Lemons’ departure, the School Board is once again a member short. Three new members joined long-time trustee Richard ‘Dick’ Browning just a couple of months ago, and the…

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