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Posts published in June 2011

Spy Rock Memories, Part 6

Winter came in hard that year, and stayed hard. By mid-December it was obvious I wouldn’t have enough firewood to last till spring, and between…

Thus Spake Angelina

I used to hate it when I predicted something long in advance of when it happened, and then no one remembered I predicted it or believed me when I insisted I predicted the thing.

Letters To The Editor

WHERE'S MY TINFOIL HAT? Dear Bruce Anderson: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) is excited to inform you that will soon be installing Smartmeter technology…

Behold A Pale Horse

AVA, I'm writing to suggest to William Cooper's “Behold A Pale White Horse” — a piece on government conspiracy. It seems to me like the…

Bird’s Eye View

Greetings one and all. If you are sitting comfortably then I shall begin. I would like to start by pointing out that there was no…

Lives & Times Of Valley Folks: John Leal

I drove out of Boonville up Mountain View Road and soon pulled into the driveway at the Leal Vineyards where I met with John. He…

Great Moments In Public Radio

KZYX, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Takes On The World, with Jeffrey Blankfort. Blankfort: I happen to be on the mailing list for President Barack Obama!…

The Grand Patriarch & The Artgoddess In A Bloody Little Pond

There has long been speculation that the little pond by the ocean--Point Arena-- could not hold two such colorful and big fish like Lauren Sinnott and Hoolis C. Nation without a little blood in the water.

A Memoir: The Fortunate Son, Part 9

The person who would most connect me to the memory of my father and his generation was Max Halsey. For at least one chapter of his lifetime Max worked in the automobile business, oftentimes for my father.