Seniors

From Where I Sit: Life and death in our yard

Birds did not fare well around our house last week. First of all, the neighborhood cat decided to bring us a prize at the back porch. From what I could tell, it used to be a bluebi ...

Familiar Faces: Weaving, spinning, part of fabric of local woman's life

If you knew Jean Franklin back in November 2010 when her ranch was in full swing, you’d see her hauling hay, taking care of her sheep, cleaning stalls and gardening. She was ...

From Where I Sit: I read the news today, oh boy

The news came out this week that the Post Office will discontinue Saturday delivery in August. It is just another step into the future and away from what used to make up life in ou ...

Powerhouse supercharging volunteer outreach

For locals looking to get more involved in their community, a Folsom non-profit organization is looking for members of all skills. The Friends of the Folsom Powerhouse Association ...

From Where I Sit: This year's Super Bowl will be a game that can't lose

I took a brief walk around the block before sitting down to write a bit. It was my kind of night – a little bit of fog, a little bit of mist. It suits a depressive personalit ...

From Where I Sit: This column was sincerely written by me

Sure we live in a wonderful age of technological advancement, but the human heart is still devious and can find a multitude of ways to do bad things. Yes, I was hacked. It all sta ...

From Where I Sit: They don’t write them like they used to

Way back in August of 1927, Marjorie Tschudin entered this world, not knowing that 32 years later she would become my mother. In November of that same year Clara Ann Fowler was al ...

Antique cash registers ring up fun for new Folsom resident

The saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” registers a different tune with Folsom’s Ken Konet. Konet, 70, who owns his own consulting c ...

From Where I Sit: The joy of Ken’s homemade Christmas cards

Wow, it’s officially over already.  And here comes 2013 not far behind. We received a few Christmas cards, and sent even fewer.  Every year I say I will do better n ...

From Where I Sit: Again, children murdered around Christmastime

Little children were also killed when Jesus was born. Herod sent out a decree that all males aged 2 and under be slaughtered. This was done probably because of his insane jealousy ...