Here are some thoughts on some of the recent activities.
There are concerns over the situation that juveniles allegedly conspired to assault a man leaving him with injuries severe enough to send him to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
It is sobering , but we commend the Susanville Police Department for its investigation and quick arrests.
May 15, 2012 — First let me be clear … I absolutely love my children. I make sure to tell them I love them no matter what they do or who they are — I will always and forever love them.
With that said, I have to admit motherhood is nothing like I thought it would be.
My children are not who I imagined they would be and I am not the mother I expected I would be. For better or for worse, life is not that predictable.
While my pregnancy was easy compared to many, I had a rude awakening during labor. Let’s just say things did not go according to plan and my body and babies did not do what I wanted them to do.
I know many readers were probably wondering what happened to the writer with the quirky sense of humor, the one who has the fluffy dog, Snoofy, and the convertible car.
The truth is my problem was pain. I previously shared my personal story of enduring a serious back injury and a three level decompression and fusion surgery.
After nearly going insane with boredom and joining the fabulous people here at the Times, I realized after several months of diligently becoming a newsie the act of sitting for long periods of time day after day rendered me disabled. But a newsie’s got to type.
Today, May 8, 2012, if my mother were alive, she would be 87, and if someone were to ask me the same question, I have no doubt I would answer in exactly the same words.
It’s true the memories aren’t as sharp or as painful as the first year or so after she died when I often woke up from vivid, disturbing dreams of her or my childhood home, but not a day goes by that I’m not reminded of her in some way.
Maybe it will be a strain of Ravel on the radio or the smell of popcorn in a movie theater.
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