*Originally published in our July 3-9, 2022 issue
Part of the reality of writing “op-ed” as opposed to straight journalism is you can’t just take popular positions and write to the crowd.
Why is that? Well, it won’t be any good for one thing. That’s the caution and opening paragraph
There we were, baking in record-breaking temps and then two days later snow was drifting over our Crocs and coating our pine-clad hills. Did we protest? Nope. Hide images of slush on our roads from mainlanders who already think we’re half-cracked? Nope.
Because having a snowstorm in the spring is