• The mind-boggling nine-dimensional chess that is its/it’s, your/you’re, there/their/they’re and affect/effect.
“The use of Times New Roman is an act of violence against my people,” said Winston Bandwhittle-Wooster, the self-styled “serif sheriff” who is of English heritage, and recounted with disgust the Roman occupation of Great Britian from 43 to 410 AD.
Because the most important thing is to keep screeching.
The Union probe turned up a number of other “random events” that presaged the onset of the plague, these being restriping of the crosswalk at Roberts Way and Wyatt Lane, installation of a new soda machine outside the Trinidad Chevron station and the burnout of a lighted floor button in HSU’s Theatre Arts Building elevator.
Excuse me if the Hum is a bit different this week, we’re living through different, difficult times. Normally I spend the first part of the week gathering information about things coming up in the week ahead so that you make plans. Last week, instead, I was fielding notices of canceled events, one after another. Pretty…
(Editor’s note: Since this column was written and published, many events have been canceled due to concerns about COVID-19. The St. Patrick’s Day Barn Dance and Ceilidh has been postponed. All CenterArts shows are canceled. Humboldt State has canceled its music concerts. Please check with venues to see if shows are still scheduled.) Have you…
The new crew has been working hard. “Remember the old bar top at The Jam?” current G.M. David asks. “It was found sitting in a barn here in Arcata.” We’ll assume they removed Morrie’s chewing gum before reinstalling it, but it’s a nod to the past history.
Arcata dentist Richard Edward Benoit is also a twice-published author. He obtaineArcata dentist Richard Edward Benoit is also a twice-published author. He obtained a degree in biology, then continued his studies to earn a doctorate in dental surgery. He gardens and writes, and is always captivated by the wonders of science and the beauty of nature. d a degree in biology, then continued his studies to earn a doctorate in dental surgery. He gardens and writes, and is always captivated by the wonders of science and the beauty of nature.
This is a Leap Year, which means there’s a knock-down-dragged-out Presidential Election later on in the year, but more immediately, there’s an extra “Leap Day” added to February for arcane reasons. My dear departed old friend, Gregg “Vinny” DeVaney would invariably explain on our dearly departed radio show Fogou, that it goes back to the…
Speaking of the Fulkerson family, the primo performance space is named for Charles, a notable local classical music teacher and musician. His daughter Julie plays too, and she sends out listings of “Humboldt Bay Classical Events” via an email list (or online at classicallyhumboldt.com).