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Jail

We can’t know what it’s like for inmates with various mental illnesses.

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Molina

Molina grew up poor in Chico, which I bet no other candidate can claim and which is reason enough to vote her onto the Silly Council.

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Climate Change

Doomsday might be coming right up, and it might be just the ticket.

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Local Politics

I went to see Heidi Hall and Doug LaMalfa, who are running for the House of Reprehensibles, and I accidentally hit the jackpot.

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Two Years

What would this grief have been like, say, two hundred years ago? I would have no photographs of Janice and, unless we were well-to-do, no images of her at all. Would that be better?

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Snobbery

I don’t mind the occasional typo or even poor usage, but there’s a level of technical sloppiness that will cause me not to read something, not an easy task because I want to read enough to know whether I want to read the rest.

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Never

At this stage of my life, the number of things I realize that I’ll never do steadily increases.

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Breasts

They were exquisite.

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Pet Care

I’m not ready to decide what the correct number of cats is, and I suspect that any such decision is arrogant and short-sighted.

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Stigma

Some mental patients become slovens, some become actors, some politicians.

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Hobbes

A few weeks ago my son got a kitten from some guy at the Farmers’ Market, and I figured it was fate.

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Back Again

I was elected to the Board at the July meeting. I know I’ve said more than once that I’m through with boards… but this is important.

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