It Was The Summer Of 1969

Former Madera Chief of Police Jerry Dean Noblett It was the summer of peace, love, and harmony, the year of Woodstock, it was the end of the summer of 1969.  I had just graduated from high school and I was moving on to start my college education at my home town college, Fresno State College […]

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A Real Surprise Birthday Party!

Editor’s note: How many times have we either planned a surprise birthday party or been the intended recipient of a surprise birthday party?  It almost never works!  Well, Karen was involved in planning and pulling off a perfect surprise party for her sister, Kathy aka KK, who celebrated her 60th birthday on April 14th.  Here […]

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The United-Continental Merger

(photo courtesy UnitedContinentalMerger.com) This past weekend the  board of directors of both United Airlines and Continental Airlines voted in favor of merging the two airlines into one entity.  The new airline will be know as United Airlines.  However, the livery will be that of the Continental Airlines paint scheme with the word United on the […]

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That Will Be 5 Cents, Please!

I wondered out this morning in Washington D.C. for a bit of lunch.  I knew exactly where I was heading, Chipotle!  Yes siree, give me that Barbacoa Burrito.  I couldn’t wait for that scrumptious combination to go” down the hatch”!  Boy oh boy, it sure was delicious. Now the plan, on the walk back to […]

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