Covid 19 “Exhale”


It’s a lot, the world! Civil Unrest, a pandemic virus without a cure, ecomonic crises, looming unemployment. In the last few weeks, I’ve gone from kay sera sera to a dark place  Its sadness and depression. Too sad to cry.   My new normal is work, supermarket and home. For nearly two weeks, I avoided allContinue reading “Covid 19 “Exhale””

A follower or Safeway Stalker?


8:16Am Midtown Safeway, Sacramento Purpose:  Milk, Bananas, Sugar, Mushrooms, Yeast……. My new normal when I first enter a supermarket, is to first visit the paper aisle.  ___________________________________________________ A few weeks ago, I arrived early and there were about 20 twelve packagess of Scott Toilet Paper with 12 rolls. I grabbed my chest and staggered downContinue reading “A follower or Safeway Stalker?”

CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey


      I’m not an alarmist by nature. You won’t find me screaming “the world is coming to the end” on I street , or fighting over a twelve pack of Ultra Charmin Toilet Paper at the Alhambra Safeway. I’ve survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Y2K, Sars, Swine Flu , The Ebola Virus andContinue reading “CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey”

Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?


Really Really Bad Idea! The Mayor and the City Council rubber stamped a very bad idea Tuesday night.  Perhaps they should have polled a group of parents with 18-24 year old adult children before voting. Perhaps, I’m missing a few details in the plan for the trailers.  Perhaps they have included 24/7 on site security/police. Continue reading “Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?”

Sacramento’s “Landlord from Hell” Faces 13 years


  SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – What began with a neighborhood complaint about a problem house led to the landlord’s conviction Monday on 16 felony counts of fraud, forgery and conspiracy. Raghvendra “Raj” Singh, 57, faces up to 13 years in state prison when he’s sentenced March 13. Singh has a long history of buying properties andContinue reading “Sacramento’s “Landlord from Hell” Faces 13 years”

Reclaiming My Smile


Say his name, Say his name and heads spin around, people lean in and then were are off on yet another round of the Presidents crimes and misdemeanors. I love “The View’s”  Joy Behar but I’m turning on her.  Ok she hates Trump,. Yes, yes, yes. She reminds viewers on every single episode.. She worksContinue reading “Reclaiming My Smile”

Is leaving Sacramento and California for a lower cost home enough?


Anyone who lives on the West Coast knows there is a high cost for living here.  From Washington to California’s Mexican Border, the West Coast is pricey, this is also true of Canada. The medium price of a home in Vancouver, British Columbia ($1,360 million)  is considerably higher than Toronto, Ontario ($806,000) Canada’s largest city.Continue reading “Is leaving Sacramento and California for a lower cost home enough?”

Godzilla taking Uber in Sacramento


My car was totaled last April. Living downtown, I discovered not having a car  wasn’t the end of the world. I’m near transit. I take Uber, Lyft nearly day.  There are many Gig ride shares available, with a phone app I can grab an electric car within blocks 24/7.  Life is good. I take UberContinue reading “Godzilla taking Uber in Sacramento”

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t


For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down. Photos from WG600; Ariel Zambelich; KARE-TV Minneapolis; Fort Worth Police Department; Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office; Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.   BY:Rachel Monroe/The Atlantic By the spring of 2016, Missi BrandtContinue reading “The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t”

Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!


A freaked out father of four wanted his mo-NAY back from an Arden area hotel on New Years Eve .After learning a Swingers Club was having a party in the hotel. How dare he and his children stay at a hotel where people are having SEX! Ouba Goobay A sex club was having a megaContinue reading “Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!”