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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Rookie Mama: The flu is nothing to sneeze at

You’ve probably seen those signs posted by doctors’ offices indicating that five of the easiest ways to spread germs are at your fingertips. Yes, frequent...

What’s your plan?

Scott arens | Local Columnist The Eternal Companion and I did get the opportunity last week to experience that road less traveled, at least by...

Colusa County a historic look back [Sept. 14, 2016]

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago February 9, 1966 • Colusa Sun Ad from Chung Sun Market: Specials, MJB Coffee 2lbs. $1.29; Fresh Crab...

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: New form of e-cigs lures teens despite no proof it’s...

  Gordon Hopkins | Rural Health News Service The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, has been touted – without proof – as a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco...

News Back Then – September 23

MAXWELL PHOENIX Volume 1 - Number 1- 8/31/1893 MAXWELL A Brief Write Up of the Town   An Enterprising Community-One of the Most Prosperous Little Villages in Northern California-Good...

VA Hearing Aids

I often receive inquiries regarding hearing aids. The first step in determining eligibility for hearing aids is meeting enrollment for VA health care. If...

Life as I see it: 08/09/2017

We stepped back into the past this last weekend when we spent the night at the historic Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley Ca. From the...

Digging Deeper into Grace – 11/02/2016

Do you ever have trouble falling asleep at night when some worry or fear or trouble keeps running around in your mind?  Do you...

Congress Still Isn’t Being Responsible

By Lee H. Hamilton   Congress is winding down its historically unproductive session with a small flurry of activity. It’s a welcome change, but so long...

Long term care illness…Baby Boomers biggest retirement expense

Morning, Toni: I read your recent article about the cost of nursing homes nationwide and I am concerned that I may wipeout my 401K or...

What’s your plan? (06/03/2020)

I have been enjoying the times. Not so the lockdown, but specifically the end of the school year: commencement and graduation. Congratulations to those...

Yellowjackets

Yellowjacket wasps prey on other insects and scavenge on human food and garbage. First, do you have yellowjackets? They are ½ to 1-inch-long with jagged bright...

Masks

Jim Perdue | Guest Columnist Years ago I graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences. As a first-year biology...

What’s your plan? (01/29/2020)

As the world spins to figure itself out; this one I got!  Of all my touted titles, of all the names I’ve been called,...

What’s your plan? (12/05/2018)

Weren’t we just talking about New Year’s and resolutions?  It’s now December and I’m at a loss as to where the time has gone. I...

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Look Carefully at the Fine Print Before Choosing a Medicare Option

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service Get ready to make some decisions. Medicare open enrollment begins October 15 and runs through early December. It’s the...

WATCHMAN ON THE WALL: Just the basics

On September 11, 2001 the United States was attacked by Muslim extremists. Immediately after the attack began months of hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs,...

Doctor Not Accepting Medicare…What Do I Do??

Hi Toni: I am new to Medicare and this week, I went to see my primary care doctor and his office said that since Medicare...

Gardening corner: The leaves are falling; The leaves are falling!

Gerry Hernandez | Colusa County Master Gardeners Have you noticed the leaves falling from your trees? Why are they doing that? Is this an indication of...

Digging deeper into grace (05/31/2017)

Recently I read the story of Jesus driving the merchants out of the temple—overturning their tables, scattering their money, driving away the sacrificial animals...

Life as I see it (03/14/2018)

  I’m pretty sure Wonder Woman is going down for the count. After the week she’s (I’ve) had unloading the farm house, I won’t be...

Life as I see it. (02/01/2017)

It’s been a hectic, sad, emotional turmoil kind of week. My little farmhouse that has been my home for nearly 16 years had its final...

What’s your plan? (10/04/2017)

Scott Arens for the Pioneer Review The time is now. If you will be taking college classes anytime between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019...

Life, as I see it : And we’re off…

As I write, we are at a little hotel in Crescent City. There’s nothing quite like falling asleep and then waking up to the...

Life, as I see it: Good times

It’s been a long full week, but the highlight of it all was times with friends. Early in the week about 16 of us got...

Digging deeper into grace: 08/16/2017

I have to admit that one of the major struggles of my life and of my faith has to do with attitude. I have...

What’s your plan? (10/16/2019)

It makes sense to me to start at the bottom and work up. I crawled before I ran, disc before harvest, and started out...

Why do Farmers Farm?

In a previous article I wrote about farmers who have full time jobs and then came home to tend to their farms. Many of...

Life as I see it… (12/21/2016)

We are snug in North Dakota. All went well on the flights here, except for being a bit delayed getting to Denver. The gate we...

Life, as I see it: A good day

It’s a good day today. The lion’s share of the day I spent in Folsom with one of my adopted kids, Yvonne. We had...

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