A Fairwell to Oskar

It never ceases to amaze me the affect that our pets can have on us.  The range of emotions and feelings that they can inspire or provoke from the people that they have chosen to live with.  And face it, in most cases the choice is just as much theirs as it is ours for … Read more

There is pain… still.

As I stated several years ago… I will continue to post my own feelings about Sept 11th, each year on this site. I watch the images of the attacks played back on TV and I am split.  Part of me wants them to stop showing the scenes.  We have pictures from almost every angle, both … Read more

Loss of a Legend

Say what you want about country and western music, and the “Bakersfield Sound” in general, but there is no denying that Buck Owens was an icon of both. As most of you now know, unless you have been living in a cave (hello there Osama!) Buck Owens, the patriarchal figurehead of the Bakersfield Sound, permanently … Read more

A life not wasted

The name Tina Carroll may not mean much to you, but to many it does. A lot can be said about a person who puts others above themselves, even when they are ill. I did not know Tina, but understanding what I have read about her, I wish I had. she was truiely a person … Read more

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