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Posts published by “Tommy Wayne Kramer”

Household Rulebook, NFL-Style

The American household suffers from a lack of rules. The average family has only vague notions of improper behavior, and consequences are rarely defined.  Rather…

Your Health Is Overrated

You hear a lot of advice about health as you go through the years, some of it true.  You also hear a lot of guff.…

Death, & How We’ll Profit From It

Went to a funeral in Ukiah and most attendees were leaning heavily toward 80 years old. Don’t know how many made it back home from…

Ukiah Opts For Rabbit-Hutch Housing

If Ukiah isn’t careful, and in recent years Ukiah has not been careful, her housing future will be bland boxes of anonymous buildings in big…

Last Year’s Current Next Hot Trend

Maybe you’re hoping to get in on the Next Big Thing before it’s replaced by a later, newer trend that’s cooler and hotter.  Heard about…

A Christmas I’ve Already Forgotten

Well that was a Christmas not to remember.  First there weren’t any presents under the tree that I didn’t put up in the living room,…

New Year’s Resolutions, Lies & Excuses

Now’s the time of year we bore readers with New Year Resolutions, in which talent-free columnists promise to lose weight, learn a foreign language, volunteer…

The Future Of Shoes: Cheap & Ugly

I have seen the future of footgear, and its name is Hey Dude.  Despite the improbable brand label, Hey Dude shoes will soon sweep the…

Joy To The World

It is an amazing, humbling thing to be alive in our time and in our place. It is almost beyond comprehension. It borders on magical.…

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