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Monte Rio Musings by Chuck Ramsey

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2018-02-05Feb 5, 2018

A few weeks ago, I had an appointment to interview our Fire Chief Steve Baxman at 2:30 at the firehouse. He was a no show. Why?

2018-01-22Jan 22, 2018

When many people think of Yoga, they imagine people contorting into wild shapes or standing on their heads. They think of thin, toned women in cute spandex gracefully moving through power vinyasa flows or chanting OM and they assume yoga is just not for them.

2017-12-29Dec 29, 2017

Between the devastating fires and the first year under the Trump administration it wasn’t easy. On the bright side people got engaged and worked together for change.

2017-12-29Dec 29, 2017

Pat Nolan, who first saw the light of day in Montreal in 1943, is the perpetrator of three novels and over a dozen poetry books. He’s lived in Monte Rio, in “silent cunning exile,” he says in his new collection, Exile in Paradise, for over 40 years.

2017-11-24Nov 24, 2017

This year has gone by so fast, but not fast enough. As I’m sure most of you are, I’m ready to forget 2017 and move on to 2018.

2017-10-26Oct 26, 2017

Gratitude. The theme for this month’s Gazette columns. Last month I wrote: Natural disasters have been non-stop this year with hurricanes and earthquakes. Locally we also experience fires and floods. What an understatement.

2017-09-27Sep 27, 2017

TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) wastewater solutions public workshop was held 9/20/17. The event was well attended with strong citizen participation

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