The East County Observer may have made a big mistake. I've been asked to pen an occasional guest editorial.
Enjoy this week's edition of Castaway
For the past four years, the East County Observer has begun the new year with special editions highlighting the people and issues we believed would have significant influence in the East County in the following 12 months.
We might look back at 2011 and see it was the year where the tide turned back in favor of freedom, free enterprise and the bedrock American values that made the country great.
Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
This was supposed to be the year. This was the year we'd finally get a photo of our two children with Santa Claus.
Children love to hear their grandparents and parents recount the details of whence their family came, the genealogy of who they are, how they came about and why they are.