Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Green Was Your Turkey

Now that we are all turkeyed out over the long Thanksgiving weekend I want you to think about whether or not you bought and prepared an environmentally correct turkey. There were the good old days when one bought a frozen … Continue reading

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How Green Was Your Turkey?

Now that we are all turkey-ed out over the long Thanksgiving weekend I want you to think about whether or not you bought and prepared an environmentally correct turkey. There were the good old days when one bought a frozen … Continue reading

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Stuffing 101

Dear Friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving. This is a reprise of a column that was printed more than one time in The Herald. I think it is always appropriate for Thanksgiving Day. It is about how to explain the ins … Continue reading

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Orwell one, Orwell two: 1984 deja vu

In all the years I wrote for The Herald there were only a couple of columns that got bounced for one reason or another.  Well, actually it was one reason – the editors thought the column was too political.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Slum Blog Columnist or Hi from Mumbai

Well, being downsized out of the Monterey Herald was bad enough, but being outsourced to India along with the paper’s advertising art department is almost more than I can take. Discontinuing my column in The Herald was simply a matter … Continue reading

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I can’t wait to see the next episode

 I strive to avoid using clichés but sometimes it is unavoidable. All good things must come to an end, and my stint as a columnist for The Herald has ended. I never thought my run in this spot would last … Continue reading

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