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Monday, August 10, 2020

Know the Quality of Your Food

  As a child, I was a picky eater. I hated pizza. Seriously! But as I have grown up, so have my tastes. Now I...

Life, as I see it: The finale

One last time. That’s what we say these days. Today, I’ll meet my gal pals Sue, Deb, and Connie for one last lunch before we...

Life as I see it (12/20/2017)

In this life we face moments of sadness and we celebrate moments of joy. Although life is not perfect for any of us, some...

Digging deeper into grace (01/17/2018)

Distrust, hurt, and hostility seem to be in great abundance in our world today. In her book, Braving the Wilderness, Brené Brown describes it...

What’s your plan? (05/09/2018)

SCOTT ARENS | Scott@arenscp.com  I am going to rant; I can’t honestly say that all of it is my own. If you have been following...

Thinking About Health: States developing solutions to ‘dental deserts’ problem

Wendell potter | Rural Health News Service Access to dental care is a serious and worsening health problem in rural America. But now many states are...

What’s your plan? (04/11/201/)

Scott Arens | Scott@arenscp.com Middle daughter is home. She and her compatriots survived the grueling pace of sight-seeing Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York on...

Digging deeper into grace (03/28/2018)

  In his book Planet in Rebellion, George Vandeman shares this story, “It was May 21, 1946.  The place—Los Alamos.  A young and daring scientist...

Watch out for Scammers (05/16/2018)

Toni, These phone calls are driving me crazy. I don’t know who has given my phone number out, but I have been receiving about 4...

VETERANS CORNER: What is Traumatic Brain Injury and what does it do?

This Month’s column I would like to discuss the topic of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): What it is, how it can happen, who it...

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...

Life as I see it (12/06/2017)

It’s a “Wonder” for sure. We went to see the much anticipated (by me) film entitled “Wonder.” It’s a story about a boy born with...

Digging deeper into grace (03/07/2018)

The word worry comes from the old English word wyrgan, which meant “to strangle,” or “to choke,” or “to harass by tearing or biting—especially...

Life, as I see it (07/04/2018)

I’m especially thankful for a lot of things this week. Over the last few days I’ve had time with my children (a few of...

News Back Then: September 5, 2014

Williams Farmer 9/24/37 CITY HALL BONDS SOLD TO F. SCHUCKMAN Frank Schuckman of Williams was the successful bidder for the City Hall Bonds which were...

Digging deeper into grace (02/14/2018)

I hate to admit it, but through much of my life, I tended to look upon prayer almost as though it were a scheme...

Life… as I see it (03/07/2018)

Today my friend will get married. Like me, she was first married for many years. Like me, her husband became very ill and she...

News Back Then: August 8, 2014

Williams Farmer 9/30/1905 He Changed his mind Some weeks ago we announced in these columns that F.J. Schuckman, of the Mountain House, had decided to...

Life… as I see it (12/12/2018)

We celebrated granddaughter Lea’s adoption anniversary this past week. What a joy she is to all of us. The Craigo Clan was truly blessed...

What’s your plan? (01/09/2019)

Some final thoughts from 2018. Christmas is in the books and a New Year upon us! I should have been a gambling man and...

Life… as I see it (03/28/2018)

  This week I got a special gift from my friend Donnavee. It’s a tea towel with the following message; I’m not saying I am Wonder...

News Back Then – July 17, 2013

Williams Farmer • August 16, 1935SITES STONE MAY BE USED IN BAY BRIDGE  The little town of Sites, west of Maxwell, which in years gone...

Life… as I see it (07/25/2018)

About 16 years ago I moved back to Colusa County California and became a newspaper reporter for the local paper. It was that same year...

Life as I see it (02/21/2018)

Sometimes we feel as if we have finally hit a physical, mental and emotional brick wall. That was me these last few weeks. I know all...

Master Gardener’s Corner: Preparing for a frost

Before a frost ■ Identify cold spots in the landscape by monitoring with thermometers. ■ Identify plants at risk: citrus, succulents, tender perennials, tropical and subtropical...

Life as I see it (01/10/2018)

A 2018 is a whirlwind and it’s just begun. I find myself working on several projects at once. Some give to me great pleasure...

Digging deeper into grace (12/06/2017)

Every year during this season we hear again the Christmas story of Jesus’ birth. But do you ever stop to consider the audacious claim...

What’s your plan? (05/23/2018)

Scott Arens for the Pioneer Review Let’s go! With four females under the Arens’ roof, “go” has somewhat of a creative connotation and is certainly...

Thinking about health: Headlines about medical studies may be more enthusiastic than accurate

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service “Lowering Your Blood Pressure Could Stave Off Dementia,” heralded the headline from Bloomberg, which was not alone in...

Ask Toni: Left company insurance, why did Medicare deny my claim?

  Dear Toni, My husband recently was laid off from his job and I needed to sign up for Medicare. I only signed up for Medicare...

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