The Police Have Their Hands Full

newspaper clipping listing crime of Eureka Springs AR

In keeping with the theme of the last post, I would today like to share with you a clipping from “The Lovely County Citizen,” a newspaper that I picked up a few years ago on a visit to Eureka Springs, AR.  This clipping illustrates that nowhere in America is safe…

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Crime of Camarillo

newspaper clipping listing local crime in Camarillo CA

As I mentioned before, I used to live in Camarillo, CA, and as you can see in this clipping from the Camarillo Acorn the crime there was out of control.  But somehow I survived and eventually made it back to the relatively crime-free city of New Orleans. (originally posted on…

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Catch of the Day

newspaper clipping from the Camarillo Acorn

I lived in Camarillo, CA for a couple years.  This is a good representation of what it was like out there, and no, I didn’t go see the gourd demonstrations: (originally posted on 01/16/2013)

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Cook Up Some History

winn-Dixie supermarket ad - cook up some history

This is taken from a newspaper ad for the Winn-Dixie supermarket, where we are all invited to “cook up some history tonight.”   A few things: How were the flavors of Black History month determined?  Was there a vote?  A poll?  Were they debated by a Senate sub-committee? We are…

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