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Football history adds another chapter

Well, it is that marvelous time of year again – fall. The trees start to change from bright, vibrant green to the comforting shades of red and bright orange. The temperature ...

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And the seach continues

In a recent column, I had mentioned that a Russian billionaire had committed $100 million to U.C. Berkeley for the purpose of looking for intelligent life.   He apparently k ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 4: Tom saves our toddler

When we lived upstairs, spring and summer days found our bay windows pushed up, with fresh air streaming through the tall screens.  Even in the kitchen, the windows were almos ...

Fishing for that birthday salmon

California is a fisherman’s paradise, and for many anglers the fall run of the mighty Chinook salmon remains at the top of the list. Hooking and landing a big “Nook&rdq ...

Western States 100 – Part VII

Robbie Point Trail is about a mile of very steep trail with only a few sections I was able to run; those were near the bottom that becomes a fire road just before hitting the aspha ...

Gladding Road -W.Wise-N.Doud-Nicolaus Road Loop

We meet again at the McBean Pavilion to take a ride in northwestern rural Lincoln over a level route. As usual, check your bike, including your tire pressure. I always carry a han ...

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Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated

When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department.   One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...

To boldly go … for the first time

Most high school football players entering their senior season have become accustomed to practicing in the closing weeks of summer in the scorching heat. It has become a yearly ...

Trolling basics ... for bass?

A few years ago, while trolling at Bullards Bar, my partner hooked one of the lake’s ubiquitous spotted bass. He made a comment that I had never heard before that trolling fo ...

The Western States 100 – Part VI

The section of trail heading for Green Gate was fairly flat and great trail. My pacer Keather kept a conversation going almost the entire way. We noted there were not man ...

The healing power of sports

There is a film and song titled “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing,” and in some cases the same could be said for sports – especially in the case of the recently co ...

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Upstairs in downtown, part 2: Adios

When we lived in the upstairs apartment downtown, my Dad worked at the TV and Appliance store where the Lincoln Florist is now.  My Mom worked at the old Post Office.   ...