Our residence is on one of the main access streets for the new East Bay K-8 school.
I want to compliment the school organization for whatever system they have devised to receive and discharge their students.
Trash wars continue in the south end of the county – at least in the court of public opinion.
Adams Sanitation, which provides service in the north end of the county, has been dialing up south end residents about their right to receive Adams service here and promising to start that Oct. 1, with or without county permission.
I feel at times as if I’m dodging bullets doing my job amid the COVID-19 pandemic, wondering if I’ve been exposed and torn at times on when to wear my mask in a sports setting and when I’m good without one.
For the record, I’ve been vaccinated, and there was a time not too long ago where worries of the pandemic had faded away shortly after that vaccination. Our country seemed to be moving in the right direction.
I hope to be much older still before I’m done, but I have already lived long enough to hold several worlds in my hands.
First, there was my childhood, where we played outside, slapped at mosquitoes and ran freely back and forth to neighbors’ houses without our parents worrying if we would make it there safely.
As I write this, my wife and I are preparing to leave for Indiana for a two-week vacation visiting family.
Our goal is to eat lots of vine-ripened tomatoes and sweet corn, and at least one pork tenderloin sandwich.
The dog days of summer have once again returned to Santa Rosa County.
As such, the dogs and their human companions are highly motivated to remain in any environment with cooler temperature readings.
The last decade of American politics coupled with the free flow of information online has been an eye opener to most of the American people about how our government works and who really calls the shots.
If you are one of those citizens that is looking around thinking, “How did we get here and what can I do going forward to affect change,” you are not alone.