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Living large on a living barge–28: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Living large on a living barge–28: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

By Tom Miller Tom and family are touring Europe by barge. This is the 28th in his series of reports on what is to be six months per year of cruising the waterways there. Editors Note: Last week Tom visited the town of Le Commerce

Living large on a living barge–27: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Living large on a living barge–27: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Tom and family are touring Europe by barge. This is the 27th in his series of reports on what is to be six months per year of cruising the waterways there.

Living large on a living barge–26: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Living large on a living barge–26: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

By Tom Miller Tom and family are touring Europe by barge. This is the 23d in his series of reports on what is to be six months per year of cruising the waterways there. Editors Note: Last week Tom stopped off at Einville au Jard and made from with some four legged inhabitants. We cruised […]

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Bill to Repeal, Replace Common Core Standards–Can it be done here?

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Bill to Repeal, Replace Common Core Standards–Can it be done here?

Editor’s Note: For years California had effective and admirable state standards.  However now that they have been seduced with the promise of Federal dollars, most of which will dry up years to come, California has abandoned a system that has worked for one that is oft times confusing and overly reliant on expensive technology that […]

The Human Jukebox: “Hard Work and Elbow Grease” Pay Off

The Human Jukebox:  “Hard Work and Elbow Grease” Pay Off

By Daniel Gelman Editor’s Note: Last August we brought you a story about local Baby Boom musician Jim Cathcart  keeping the spirit of his generation alive. Here’s a follow up on a peer across the country. We don’t often hear stories about the internet bringing joy and fulfillment to good people. We do hear plenty […]

Living large on a living barge–25: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Living large on a living barge–25: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

By Tom Miller Tom and family are touring Europe by barge. This is the 23d in his series of reports on what is to be six months per year of cruising the waterways there. Editors Note: Last week Tom explored the ruins ofAfter Lutzelbourg we surprised Mike and Tigre with a trip up the Arzviller […]

Memorial Day as seen through an artist’s lense

Memorial Day as seen through an artist’s lense

All photo and words are from award winning photographer, David Pu’u, we felt it’s good to always keep in mind what Memorial Day really means. Memorial Day Is… A culture which does not connect accurately, reverentially or beautifully with it’s past, is akin to a rudderless boat: doomed to be at the whim of waves […]

CitizensJournal.us- Letters to the Editor (Archived)

CitizensJournal.us- Letters to the Editor (Archived)

Since this is CITIZENS Journal, public opinion is especially important. We accept general letters here from the public, on varied topics in the form of comments, below. If you wish to respond to specific articles, scroll down to reader comments for the appropriate posting.  If you want them featured, include full name, address, phone number (the latter […]

Living large on a living barge–24: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

Living large on a living barge–24: A six month per year barge tour of Europe, in installments

By Tom Miller Tom and family are touring Europe by barge. This is the 23d in his series of reports on what is to be six months per year of cruising the waterways there. Editors Note: Last week Tom was visiting the village of Mittelbergheim and stopped in the Albert Seltz winery

Turnout Fine for Jazz/Wine

Turnout Fine for Jazz/Wine

By Daniel Gelman About 1,500 people attended the third annual California Jazz and Wine Festival at Conejo Creek (North) Park behind the Thousand Oaks Library on Sunday May 18, 2014. The Rotary Club (Sunrise) of Westlake Village sponsored the event. Rotary International is a service organization that promotes business, the work ethic, and charity. Proceeds […]