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Plucking can be painful

Just hearing the words “threading your eyebrows” sounded painful. So when our eldest daughter put in a request to have her own eyebrows threaded I winced. Hmm …this was something I wasn’t going to miss. Being at the Roseville Galleria the day after Christmas was painful enough. Locating a parking space was causing my knuckles […]

No Comment / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

CSD drops coal in Skeel’s Christmas stocking

Miss Novak: “I guess we fought a lot, but losing a job at a time like this … is something you don’t wish …” Mr. Kralik: “On your worse enemy.” – The Shop Around the Corner In the 1940 classic movie “The Shop Around the Corner,” directed by Ernst Lubitsch, Klara Novak (Margaret Sullavan) sympathizes […]

3 Comments / December 18, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Placerville’s dummy is part of our legacy

It’s encouraging to see tourists once again snapping photos of the dummy currently dangling in front of the former Hangman’s Tree Bar on Main Street in Placerville. Just prior to the Christmas parade, one couple was spotted peeking through the chain link fence trying to read the inscription on the historical plaque attached to the […]

1 Comment / December 12, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Quality time with the new president … priceless

After a recent conversation with my wife I realized I just don’t spend enough quality time with our daughters. So, like it or not, I informed our youngest daughter I would be spending a long weekend with her in Knoxville where she currently attends the University of Tennessee. Of course the real purpose of my […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

A visit with the Spine-olator

Richard Esposito

As I lay flat on my stomach with my head buried in a doughnut shaped cushion, I wondered “How did I get here?” The chiropractor’s office was dimly lit with a few nondescript art pieces on the walls. From my position I could see a poster offering tips on caring for your spine. It illustrated […]

No Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Life … It’s all about numbers

Richard Esposito

According to the United Nations, the human population exceeded 7 billion this month. Not surprising news given today’s advances in medical research and technology. Despite the recent downward trend in birthrates people are living longer — much longer. This year’s census data reflects the United States contributed 300 million of the 7 billion people inhabiting […]

No Comment / November 17, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

It’s a new Day at EID!

And the winner of last week’s El Dorado Irrigation District election for Division 5 is … Alan Day? Many people across the county seemed surprised hearing the news Alan Day beat incumbent board president Harry Norris. Not this casual observer. With residents of El Dorado Hills experiencing water and sewer rate hikes in the midst […]

1 Comment / November 12, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »