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Good-Guys were here without me

The Good-Guys car show was back at the Alameda County Fair Grounds in Pleasanton this weekend. I didn't pre-register,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 266 Views

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I'm not eating pigs any more

I decided not to eat pigs any more. No pork, no ham, no bacon, no pickled pigs' feet (not that I've ever eaten that). This is not in observance of ancient religious...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 28, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 563 Views

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Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye

I was laid off from my job as a Tech Writer for Relevant Business Systems, a software company in Bishop Ranch, on the last day of 2002. Other employees had been...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 27, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 581 Views

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Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment

Donna Kerger called me a couple of times last week and left me messages to call her back. She was hurt because I didn't pick up the phone or return her call right...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

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Watches and silly, old jokes

I have a small collection of wrist watches, about 7 or 8, that all needed batteries. I used to have windup watches but I don't anymore. I took all of my watches...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 19, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 6 comments | 627 Views

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Election Day Sheeple

Today is the Special Election for State Senator. I am not going to try to predict a winner. I doubt one of the candidates will receive more than 50% of the vote...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 839 Views

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The lost 11th Amendment

After I wrote my blog on the Bill of Rights I received an email from Scott Neuman, about

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:34 pm |
21 comments | 1134 Views

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Interpreting the First Amendment

James Madison wrote 17 Amendments to the original Constitution. Ten were ratified by the states under the name, "

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:23 am |
6 comments | 1228 Views

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Net Neutrality?

"Net Neutrality" is a phrase we've been seeing a lot these days. The FCC just voted in favor of keeping the Internet neutral by designating it a "Utility" like...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Angelina Diva, on Mar 11, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1675 Views

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Steve Glazer for State Senate

This is my endorsement of Steve Glazer for the Senate seat vacated by Mark DeSaulnier, who recently resigned to serve in Congress. I was not too kind to Glazer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 2, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2308 Views

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Old Memories and iMemories

When I was growing up in New Rochelle, NY, my father was constantly taking movies of everyone and everything. We used to watch the movies on a 16 mm projector....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 1, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Harry Sachs' Letter

I received an email with a long, informative letter from Councilman Harry Sachs. I am assuming he sent this out to all of his supporters from the last election...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1215 Views

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Brian Williams, Blogger?

Snark alert! This blog gets a little hmm, snarky, not just about Brian Williams either. As almost everyone should know by now, Brian Williams has been suspended...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 1543 Views

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Cider not Tea

Our founding fathers and mothers were not tea drinkers like their English cousins. Most of the early, pre-revolutionary colonists in America drank good old fashioned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2029 Views

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Hot Pizzas and Hot Peppers

I had a Dentist Appointment on Crow Canyon Road yesterday to finish up a crown on a broken tooth. After leaving the Dentist I drove up Crow Canyon Road to the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Feb 11, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1674 Views

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Accident settlement settled

It has been two years since my automobile accident on January 24, 2013, and it has taken that long for all of the pieces to wrap up. I've written several blogs...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 9, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2415 Views

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Holidays, non-Holidays, and shopping days

It seems that every month there is at least one or two holidays that encourage people to shop. I stopped by the Nob Hill Market Sunday afternoon around 3 pm to...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

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Cleaning my PC or cleaning my wallet?

**** NOTE: SEE MY UPDATE TO THIS IN MY REPLY TO ED BELOW **** Monday was a day where everything that could go wrong did, combined with there's a sucker born every...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by brad, on Feb 4, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 2868 Views

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Insuring your laterals

I was going to write my blog on Steve Glazer running in the special election for State Senate, but

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 1, 2015 at 11:52 pm |
2 comments | 2153 Views

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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election

I received this email from Mark Meuser, the Republican candidate in the special election for Mark DeSaulnier's seat in the California State Senate District 7....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 31, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 2239 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
By Tim Hunt | 20 comments | 2,449 views

Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 581 views