Opinion

From Where I Sit: Thankfulness is boring

Do you ever get tired of Thanksgiving?  Do you feel overwhelmed with traditional expectations that accompany the holiday? Would you rather lie down to sleep and wake up on Dec ...

Olga on Investments: Make necessary changes in 2014 before welcoming 2015

Tax season is quickly approaching. Now, before you think I’m reusing an old article or have gone holiday crazy, let me explain. When it comes to investments and portfolios, t ...

The Real McCoy: Sometimes, you have to reduce to win

Dear Kari, My wife and I are in a sticky situation. We have been trying to sell our home for the last three months and have had no offers yet. Our agent says it is the price and w ...

On the Town: True blessings come from giving, not receiving

I’m constantly reminded not to repeat myself. But, since Thanksgiving is such an important day in my life, I’d still like to go back to last year’s column and pul ...

Open letter to Folsom

I’ve decided to send out a note, as I have found it very difficult to find a way to express the gratitude in my heart for the overwhelming ongoing love, encouragement, prayer ...

City Scene: In Folsom, a time for gratitude

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on all that is good in our community and the diverse elements that contribute to our outstanding quality of life.  Folsom continue ...

On the Town: Veterans Day brings tears of both joy and sorrow

Celebrating Veterans Day last week brought a thought to mind. I have to admit I am, at times, an emotional individual. I teared up when I got married. I cried when my mom, dad an ...

Women’s group thanks generous stranger

I hope to use the Folsom Telegraph to get a thank you to an unknown gentleman. The first Saturday of every month a group of women from Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hi ...

Weighing in on election results

Results of this election were very disappointing to me. Jennifer Lane, Roger Gaylord and Chad Vander Veen would have been good for Folsom. We need leaders who will listen to what t ...

Humbled by Folsom’s vets while escorting colors

I have done it many times now … provided armed escort for our nation’s colors. This year marked the 10th time that I have escorted the colors in our Veterans Day Parad ...