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As the speed of change accelerates, our sense of time becomes distorted; we barely have time to coalesce memories before they are... Continue

The steadfast commitment of President Biden to actually follow through on the withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 futile years of... Continue

Quick: In 45,000 words or less, can you describe what the world was like for you and your loved ones just five short years ago, in... Continue

As the Caldor Fire threatens South Lake Tahoe and Hurricane Ida batters the South and East, I am increasingly, constantly, and inescapably... Continue

What we say to each other can destroy relationships. But sometimes it’s the things unsaid that kill connection – words that sit... Continue

Our economy is contingent on continuous growth, consumerism, and monetary policy that facilitates such growth. Growth is a highly-loaded... Continue

By Loretta Susan Carr — “Hello, Susan? It’s Carmen. Call me back.” That message is saved on my answering machine, and when... Continue

Chapter 20: 1939 • Watsonville, California ~ Our house was right on her way home from the grammar school and Marceline (Uncle George’s... Continue

Do you postpone, then grit your teeth, and steel yourself before diving into preparing data for your tax return? Don’t feel alone.... Continue

What’s fresh, and a delicious recipe for sauteed escarole Winter, if we can call it that in the amazing Sonoma Valley, does slow... Continue

Life — and homework — goes on at El Verano Elementary School, but without principal Maite Iturri, who resigned, suddenly... Continue

When I saw the movie Reefer Madness for the first time in 1967, I had no idea of what was being said.  The movie was part of a light... Continue

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