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Update on Vacant Lot

A week after calling the real estate company that has the overgrown lot listed for sale, the landscape people came out this morning and cut ALL the weeds—both on the lot and along the curb. Also have to update that all the help I got from  Council Member Steve Hansen’s office was that they forwarded […]

My little section of 19th Street

Weed problem along vacant lot.  No movement from Code Enforcement and silence from Council Member(that’s Alderperson for those of you in Wisconsin) Steve Hansen’s office after contacting them/briefly exchanging emails with them. Issue has existed since before we moved into the area in March.

Self-Publishing???

I have come across an option locally here in Sacramento to be able to self-publish my writings in book form.  Basically, what in the day, they called a ‘vanity press’.   I am going to be learning more about it next week. I was thinking it would be a great way to publish and make […]

The World is not black and white but most often a shade of gray!

(Author’s Note:  this article is an updated and expanded version of my previous posting, “Where I Stand”) “For my own part, I consider myself neither conservative nor an extreme progressive. I would like to think I am what Pope John[XXIII] was—a progressive with a deep respect and love for tradition—in other words, a progressive who […]

Exactly how well does being a “frequency holder” pay?

One of the highlights of my week here in Sacramento is ready the latest edition of the Sacramento News and Review, a weekly, free alternative newspaper, every Thursday.  One of my favorite pages is ‘Streetalk’ where someone from the paper asks various people the same question—kind of a ‘man on the street’ piece. For the […]

On the American River Bike Trail

On the river trail Biking my lungs out of air Is the effort good?

Oak Park(Sacramento)

Crazy Oak Park of Sac So many contradictions here Crazy Oak Park of Sac

Tower Bridge

There it is golden Pale copy of San Francisco Second rate all day

Welcome to Sacramento High School

Welcome to Sac High! The place where Dragons roar loud Welcome to the Den!

Where Do I Stand?

“For my own part, I consider myself neither conservative nor an extreme progressive. I would like to think I am what Pope John[XXIII] was—a progressive with a deep respect and love for … Source: Where Do I Stand?