I wrote this piece as my alter ego Maggie Wells a couple of weeks ago for my local paper job. It’s called Ten percent. It’s inspired by real life events that have been unfolding. One of my favorite teens up here came out (or rather it seems was forced out) of the closet. I think you know … More Be Kind to the Gay Kids, Please
When you live in a county which is primarily national forest , where the government employs most of the people like ours you can expect that people might have something to say about budget cuts and anti-science agenda. Despite this being opening day for Little League (and you know things done with balls always rule … More Small Town Big March for Science
Well there’s good news and bad news on the library front. I’m not too worried about it and I think we will al persevere just fine. Indian Valley Academy and Greenville High School and the districts that run them have decided to dissolve their partnership. My editor did a brief editorial on it: Schools head toward divorce. … More Library Update
Behold. The boy child has done it. He some how managed to combine his love of robots and a Mexican-American family (us) ‘s obsession with Our Lady of Guadalupe. May I present to you Our Lady of the Robot by Diego Garcia-Couoh. He made six of these and he’s selling them to raise money for … More Our Lady of the Robots…
Dana Gioia is reading at Quincy Library on April 3 and I’ll be reading with him as well. I’ve never met the poet laureate of California. He vowed to visit all counties and this is Plumas County’s turn at the start of national poetry month. Now what to read…come out if you are in Plumas County!