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Posted on November 27 at 1:06 p.m.
Happy Thanksgiving to Stormy and her family. And to everyone else. Let's be grateful for all our many blessings.
On Dear Stormy: How to Get Along?
Posted on November 25 at 6:58 a.m.
As an ex-pat Santa Barbaran living in Illinois, I can only say that the "fun" of winter sports is highly overrated.
On Ice Skating
Posted on October 27 at 7:20 a.m.
Rex. you don't have to be drunk to be stupid.
On Drinking Drunk
Posted on October 5 at 4:24 a.m.
As for resoures, I have to recommend Freecycle (www.freecycle.org). Freecycle is a community offering members the opportunity to offer or receive items free of charge. Groups are local but post online via a Yahoo group. I've received numerous books, clotthing items, computer equipment, even a television set (other people's trash becoming my treasures) and found new homes for stuff I no longer need. Recommend everyone check this one out!
On Getting Rid of Stuff
Posted on September 29 at 4:17 a.m.
Santa Barbara has always had an awesome library. Kudos to all who continue making it so!
On Library Heroes
Posted on September 13 at 3:39 a.m.
I think thast "adults only" shopping times would be wonderful. Being retired, I'd appreciate time during the day when I'm not bombarded by other peoples ill-behaved offspring. As much as I enjoyed my own kids when they were little (and kept them under control in public), I have zero tolerance for other people's kids.
On Ban the Brats
Posted on July 19 at 8:52 a.m.
Definite steps in the right direction. I cannot fathom how abuse of innocent animlals can be tolerated. (But, then, I like my cat more than I like most people).
On Be Kind to Animals
Posted on July 18 at 7:49 a.m.
Sadly, few people give thought to the challenges of life in a wheelchair unless they or someone close to them becomes disabled. As far as businesses claiming they are "not responsible for accessibility" since they don't own the property, I'd counter that they should be held accountable for their choice to block wheelchair access in order to expand their business onto the patio.
On Patio Passage
Posted on July 12 at 8:02 a.m.
I think that so many of those who dislike cats are put off by their absolure independence.
On Cat Haters
Posted on July 6 at 9:28 a.m.
Thanks for the link to last year's column. I will try it's suggestions next year. Peach, my cat, is terrified of loud noises but bravely stays near because he knows that his closeness makes me happy.
On Fur, Feathers, and the Fourth