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By Trudy Wischemann There’s been some heroics in Lindsay over the past few weeks. I haven’t been party to any of them, tied up in my own domestic and work efforts. But I did get wind of one in particular by the newer councilmembers, who voted against giving our illustrious city manager a raise at […]

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Trappings

By Trudy Wischemann It’s been almost 3 weeks now since I found my house broken and entered, burgled for the second time in two years. The adrenaline that carried me the first week like a surfboard on the crest of a wave has disappeared. The additional chores to accomplish on top of the normal daily […]

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Left Behind

By Trudy Wischemann It’s been a rough couple of weeks in Lake Woebehere, my adopted home town. It started with another break-in and robbery of my home at the corner of Homassel and Alameda, the one with the weedy yard. I’d been trying to keep my attention on demolishing the weeds, but then I was […]

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Resurrection

“The God of your understanding is just that: the God of your understanding. What you need is the God just beyond your understanding.” ­—Rami Shapiro As quoted in Barbara Brown Taylor’s Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others, 2019 By Trudy Wischemann Last week I wrote about my struggle to understand Easter, and […]

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Open-Eyed Faith

“Listening to a witness makes you a witness.” ­­— Elie Wiesel By Trudy Wischemann Spring is a funny season. After winter’s dormancy, we expect to be overjoyed by the increased day length and warmth, the blooms and beauty. But Spring is not all about Life. Death is right smack in the middle of it. Every […]

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Over vs. With

By Trudy Wischemann “There are two kinds of power,” a black minister from South Africa once told me. I listened carefully, because his life experience surviving power—and using it­—far exceeded mine. “Power over,” he said, “and power with.”  According to this powerful but gentle soul, “power over” is the kind we normally think of when […]

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The High Notes (for Gloria Matthews)

By Trudy Wischemann The musician Gloria Matthews left us last week, Tuesday. She had been serving Lindsay and all of Tulare County since she and her husband, Dr. Tom Matthews, moved here in 1969. Her memorial service was Friday at the Lindsay First Presbyterian Church, where members of her own Seventh Day Adventist congregation joined […]

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Just Say Yes

By Trudy Wischemann In case you missed it last week, friends, it was a rousing good time at the Lindsay City Council meeting on the 12th. Folks from all over town, but particularly downtown, came to just say yes—to change. Yes, folks came in the name of the businesses they own or operate on Main […]

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Absentee Management

By Trudy Wischemann “It sounds like the ship of state is being driven into the shoals again,” said my astute other half, listening with 10% of his attention to my breakfast diatribe about Lindsay’s city manager. That 10% is enough, of course, since it’s the same old song, 99th verse. I’d like to sing a […]

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The Victim

By Trudy Wischemann Last week, with its terrible news about Lindsay’s functional bankruptcy, was a mixture of pain and relief for me. It was horrible realizing that the fiscal shenanigans we’ve been tracking since 2009 have continued and are worse than I imagined. It was wonderful having someone else finally finger the culprits and reveal […]

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