They are among us Sat, Oct 18 2014 12:00 PM

On many days we cross paths with close to 1,000 people if you count our comings and goings at Costco, Walmart, Vons, Albertsons, Home Depot and other places. Most of the people we see barely register in our memories.
Some people do stick out thoug [..]

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Spending time with a gentlemanly legend was healing

Several months ago I wrote about my continuing five-year-plus annoyance with colorectal cancer that migrated to my lungs. Back then I had just been dropped from an experimental program called a “clinical trial.”  Trials consist of in [..]

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She’s a friend to the library but probably not to the Bearcat

On Sept. 4, Imozelle McVeigh wrote a letter to the editor of the big daily newspaper down the street. She lauded the Chula Vista City Council for last year’s budgeting equal funds for library books as they did for bullets for the cops.Then, McV [..]

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Not just a walk in the park

Last week I outlined what the San Diego County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team was all about, their training, equipment and mission. This group is made up of people who are interested in more than a nice hike in the woods or hills, carrying a [..]

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They will find you

Growing up in Flint, Michigan I was the youngest kid in the neighborhood. When playing football with the big guys, they usually let me participate so they could practice their tackling. But, other than sports, I was often told to "get lost." I don [..]

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