Pin It
Favorite

The Signs and Wonders 

The closer the date came, the harder they were to miss. 
Signs and wonders. The natural order upended. 
These were the signs that the End Times were near:

Laughing over the general plan and enjoying Old Town, Rex Bohn and Mark Lovelace shared an eerily blossoming friendship.

At Humboldt State University, administrators took a voluntary, 
50 percent pay cut, dedicating the savings to hiring more professors 
and installing zip-lines to the top of Founders Hall.

McKinley grew a second thumb.

A flight from SFO arrived on time.

The Arcata City Council approved 
special economic incentives to replace 
Tomo Japanese Restaurant with a Hooters.

Activist agitator “Verbena” 
issued a press release saying, 
“Actually, some cops aren’t so bad.”

The forecast went frighteningly fogless.

That smell really was a skunk.

Acknowledging it’s tough to survive 
on minimum wage, Walmart began 
negotiating with labor unions.

A freight train rolled into Eureka.

Ferndale High School received an NAACP Image Award.

All at once, county residents decided they were tired 
of reggae and the Grateful Dead.

Ravens helped snowy plovers feed their little hatchlings.

Back-to-the-landers lined up at the planning department to get building permits.

A snow-white narwhal came into Humboldt Bay and hung around near the F Street dock, allowing locals to try to toss doughnuts onto its horn.

Pin It
Favorite

Tags: ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

more from the author

Latest in News

  • Insurrection in the Capitol

    North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman on the siege that occupied Congress ... and the path forward.
    • Jan 14, 2021
  • The Path Forward

    Huffman weighs in on impeachment, the 25th and 14th amendments, and the threat of future violence
    • Jan 14, 2021
  • 'Worsening'

    Humboldt re-enters the state's purple tier as a stay-at-home order looms
    • Jan 14, 2021
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • The Cost of Wind

    A proposed wind energy project comes with environmental impacts
    • Jun 6, 2019
  • 'A Higher Priority'

    County, water district square off over zoning changes
    • Jul 25, 2019

socialize

Facebook | Twitter

© 2021 North Coast Journal

Website powered by Foundation