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Posts published by “Tommy Wayne Kramer”

Got Covid? Check Your Chakras

A hard shot of COVID19 would be a shock to our system but not in the way medical experts think. Mendocino County is different, weirder…

Notes from Here, There & Nowhere

Ukiah is a city of 16,000 with a median household income of $47,000.  This is what some city employees earn in a year, including benefits,…

Merry, Merrily Mary Lee Christmas To You!

Whether I’d been naughty or nice and regardless whether I’d shouted or pouted, Santa Claus has always been good to me. “Always” only goes back…

I’m Seeing 20/20 in 2020

Just like you and everyone we know, I’ve been spending the past few decades not paying much attention to my ever-worsening eyesight. This is because…

The Answer, Hiding In Plain Sight

Bob Dylan, now in his 80th year and whose shadow blankets the last half-century of American culture, is both a celebrated hero and a man…

Who Elected Us To Pass State Laws?

Can you think of a job you can apply for, accept, then not perform the required tasks and get neither fired nor blamed? I can.…

Pity Poor Thomas Street

Poor, neglected, semi-abandoned Thomas Street, Ukiah’s orphan among its byways, and perhaps the only road that looks up to admire such shining wonders as Clara…

Destroying Ukiah a Decade at a Time

When homeless problems arose in Ukiah 30 or so years ago, citizens responded by giving handfuls of spare change to people on the outs. This…

A Well-Educated Voter Like Me

I’m not stupid but I am incompetent, though hardly more than the average person, which is worrisome. My problem is I don’t know anything about…

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