No more ‘Sanctuary’ from the drivel of cable television

Someone might want to hide the candy and ice cream. I’m in binge mode right now, which is not a good state for me to be in. Why am I so candy-cidal right now? The worst has been confirmed; they are not renewing my favorite television show, Sanctuary. After four years of fascinating stories of…

First rule of small-town politics: Don’t enrage the townspeople!

My first time reporting job was with my hometown newspaper, the Chino Valley Review. During that time, I covered numerous town council meetings, and some of them proved to be contentious. Some of the issues were serious, while some were just plain nutty. The latest brouhaha in my hometown would qualify as seriously nutty, and…