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    Don’t blame Phyllis

    My wife and I returned from a radiation treatment in Fresno a couple of weeks ago and found two large, shiny new trash containers at the end of our driveway. With a few choice words and several groans I managed to leverage them into the back of the pickup. Up at the house, my wife and I managed ...

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    Thanks and no thanks

    My sincere thanks to the Sierra Star for publishing letters from our concerned citizens. Thanks be to God for giving us a nation with laws that require freedom of speech, of the press, and more important, of religion. Thanks to Joe Nelson of Oakhurst, for his letter to the Star, published in last...

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    An open letter

    To President Barack Obama,Once again, you have managed to be a major embarrassment to the citizens of the United States of America while giving encouragement to our nation’s sworn enemies. You have given credibility to the question as to just where your allegiance lies.

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    A drop in the bucket

    My neighbor had a mighty fine well. He enjoyed very good water. A few years back he noticed dampness along one wall inside the kitchen. He was concerned about the damp wall so he got a small heater and set it up to dry the wall. The wall never seemed to dry out. Eventually, he got the courage to...

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    Can we talk?

    Cancer can kill. It doesn’t always kill, some remedies kill cancer. There are many forms of cancer such as melanoma, lymphoma, carcinoma, or leukemia, and if left unchecked they will kill. Early detection often provides enough time to reverse the deadly assault.

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    America’s dream postponed

    The new year has begun, hopes and dreams are renewed, and reality is under investigation. The reelected and the newly elected have been sworn in and the usual swearing resumes. California Governor Jerry Brown, aka “Moonbeam,” began his final term, thankfully, with inaugural address...

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    New Year wishes

    Ring in the year of our Lord two thousand fifteen. Many are making resolutions to improve their lives while others are making plans to destroy what they don’t like or agree with. Some resolutions are positive, some negative. Some attitudes are optimistic while others are pessimistic.

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    It’s time

    Columnist reflects on the seasons, and the times of life

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    Zero Intolerance

    It's a noble endeavor, this thing called zero tolerance. Most of the responsibilities our governmental agencies enforce are badly misdirected if not abused. The concept of zero tolerance can be used for good, but that requires wisdom. It can also be

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    Remembering Irena

    Irena Sendler died of pneumonia May 12, 2008. She was a most remarkable woman. Unfortunately, few people knew of her.

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