Dr. Bill Atwood

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  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Let’s talk about the walks

    Over the years I have written about a number of topics. Many are the stories of people in the area doing wonderful things for others. Some have been about local service organizations or businesses that help to make this area even better. Some of the stories deal with the Boy Scouts and other youth...

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    And now, Orlando

    The Twin Towers, the Pentagon, Fort Hood, San Bernardino, Flight 93, Little Rock, Boston, and now Orlando. Each of these places is now connected by being targets of Radical Islamic Terrorism. The president won’t utter the words, nor will the presumptive nominee for the Democratic party, but...

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    It’s called espionage

    On an ordinary June evening in Washington, D.C. 44 years ago, five well intentioned but corrupt individuals broke into the offices of the Democrat Party National offices at the Watergate Hotel complex as part of their plot to wiretap what the Democrats were planning to do during the election of ...

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    Heroes of Normandy

    The beach was covered with blood. It washed up on the shore with each wave. As brave soldiers found the grit within their guts to do the duty they were assigned, many were gunned down as soon as the front gate of the landing craft dropped into the water.

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    Remembering veterans

    This past week I was in the Orange County area helping dear friends move out of their house of 45 years into a nearby condo as they are in the process of downsizing. Amongst the many items that I helped wrap up and pack into boxes for the move were some photographs that gave me pause. The images...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Get over it

    Every day something happens that irritates each of us. The guy in the other car cuts us off, somebody cuts in line, somebody runs the traffic light and when these things happen, and especially when the person who does the wrong seemingly gets away with the act, we are offended. Foul language offends...

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    A salute to mothers

    She felt your very first kick. She gave you your first drop of nourishment and cared for you from the moment of conception. Your belly button is evidence of the direct tie to her while you were in her womb.

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    Golden Rule

    When did poor manners and courtesy become so outdated? What happened?

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    Saying goodbye

    When the school bell rings on Wednesday, June 8 to dismiss students from Yosemite High School for the summer break, an era will come to an end. Ellen Peterson, the last of the original YHS teachers will erase her boards, submit her final set of grades, and retire. It will be the end of a 40-year...

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    Tourist ambassadors

    Last week’s Sierra Star headline shared that the level of Bass Lake was the highest it has been in seven years. What great news that is for those of us who are fortunate enough to actually live at the lake, as well as the good news for the surrounding communities.

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