Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Why should the Swiss have all the fun?
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
It must be Thanksgiving in Corporate America, because big business’ motto is “gobble, gobble, gobble.” In healthcare, biotech, oil and insurance, the urge to merge is driving the num…
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Some businesses seem reluctant to talk with their customers. If, as the saying goes, “the customer’s always right,” these businesses will never know what’s right.
Friday, April 13, 2018
I wasn’t exactly naked, as the contestants are in the Discovery Channel’s heavily pixelated survival show, “Naked and Afraid,” but was mildly concerned about my attire. It’s not ofte…
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Twas the night before Easter, when out ‘mongst the trees, one sick Easter Bunny had sneeze after sneeze.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
It is slowly dawning upon people of my gender that the world is changing around us.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
On the Coastside’s mean streets — highways 1 and 92 — there are plenty of opportunities to observe drivers at their worst. We’ve got our own breeds of road jerks. Here is a field gui…
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s unthinkable to me that a community would be without a newspaper.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Today’s the day to say those three little words that mean so much in a relationship, “Separate checks, please.”
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
As many of us know, Highway 92 was closed in both directions on Friday for seven hours due to an overturned big rig. This column is dedicated to all of us who sat for many unnecessar…
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Twenty years ago, I wrote in one of Quip Tide’s first columns about the Golden Gate Kennel Club’s Dog Show, held annually at San Francisco’s Cow Palace. The Cow Palace is transformed…
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Northern California’s redwood trails are those “slippery slopes” you hear about in metaphors. Hiking one in the wet season risks wearing part of the trail home on your backside.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Winter brings flocks of birds to the Sacramento River Delta, including the strange, prehistoric-looking flappers, the Sand Hill cranes.