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So far Walt Williams has created 191 blog entries.

Justice?

Want to know just how off the rails things have gotten, there’s an organized and sanctioned rally in Washington this weekend called, “Justice for J6” put on by people who apparently think the fallout from January 6 was too harsh.   It was not harsh enough in my book. If [...]

By | September 18th, 2021|0 Comments

9/12

    9/11 changed us. I mean, duh, you know all the historical stuff like Homeland Security and The Taliban and Bin Laden and The War on Terror and even Freedom Fries but the real change came the day after.   On 9/12 we decided to get back up. If [...]

By | September 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Week 1: Speculas and Shredded Phones

Whew, what a difference a week makes.   Are you back on the hamster wheel? Have you returned to work and thought there would be no problem going from 0 to 60 and resuming the frantic pace of our frantic lifestyles? I have and I have some stories to share. [...]

By | August 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

COVID is the enemy, not each other

I should be fishing   Wednesday morning my daughter comes home crying. She has been housesitting for a friend and just learned she is positive for COVID. Yes, we are all vaccinated, yes, we are firm believers in science, yes, we wear masks indoors, and yes, we have followed the [...]

By | August 8th, 2021|0 Comments

The Twisties

Be Nikita   Are you watching the Olympics? Did you see our local superstar BMX freestyle rider Nikita Ducarroz kill it in Tokyo on Saturday? Has she inspired you?   It was great to see Simone Biles overcome the twisties and medal in the balance beam. More impressive was her [...]

By | August 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Intrinsic Rewards

  Sure, we all want to be Sam. Not literally, of course, but my dog Sam has the easy life. A balanced healthy diet appears every morning in his bowl, a daily run/walk to Larson Park or around the Rez or to Stinson beach, and the rest of the time [...]

By | July 1st, 2021|1 Comment

Love and marginalization

Well, that happened fast (actually it took 156 years but the important thing is it happened). Happy Juneteenth people, and kudos to J’Biden and company for helping to make America’s worst black eye a little better. Not a solution but a nice start especially because the adults played nice and [...]

By | June 20th, 2021|2 Comments

Summertime fun time

Is it time? Yes, it is time. Time to talk about the uncomfortable realities we learned in the last 15 months because knowledge is power and in order for history not to repeat itself, we must learn from it.   We were and continue to be unprepared for pandemics. And [...]

By | June 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

ponerse las pilas

What I will say at graduation next Wednesday…   Life is not a Zoom meeting.   Congratulations class of 2021, not just for completing your high school requirements but for living through the most challenging academic year ever.   The values you have shown-perseverance, empathy, hard work will take you [...]

By | May 24th, 2021|0 Comments

Welcome!

Dear Superintendent  Palazuelos,   Welcome to Sonoma! Congratulations on your (4-1) schoolboard confirmation last night, please learn from the vote that the district is rarely in universal agreement about, well, almost anything (sometimes this is good, sometimes not so good). Since you are the new kid in town, I thought [...]

By | May 19th, 2021|0 Comments