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Ramblin’ Man: The Questions You Ask

The Questions You Ask by Vago Damitio Have you ever known someone who asks everyone they meet the same question? For example, if my friend Jason comes to your house for the first time, within seconds of coming inside he’ll ask you where the bathroom is. Then he’ll sit down...

Ramblin’ Man: Throw Away Society

THE THROWAWAY SOCIETY by Vago Damitio Our society faces some problems! One of the biggest is the amount of waste we produce. Our landscape is overflowing with “waste”. What is waste ? Websters defines waste as (1) using, consuming, or expending thoughtlessly or (2) causing to lose energy, strength or...

Ramblin’ Man: Friends of the Trees

Michael Pilarski and Friends of the Trees by Vago Damitio Michael Pilarski is taking action to save the worlds forests.Inspired by Richard St. Brubaker, who promoted tree planting internationally; Pilarski helped found Friends of the Trees Society (FOTS) in 1978. FOTS mission is to double the worlds forests, inspire, enable, educate, and...

How to Stop a Tank

How to Stop a Tank and Other Useful Information by Vago Damitio Rock the vote…they say. What’s the point when the system is so locked into a basic premise that is so incredibly wrong. The big problem is that I don’t feel my government is evil, just misguided. Somewhere along...

Iraq, Yugoslavia, and a Road in Fairhaven Park

FAIRHAVEN PARK, YUGOSLAVIA, and IRAQ by Vago Damitio There’s a new road cut into the woods behind Fairhaven Park. I don’t know why the road is there but it sure ruins a nice walk and some really cool BMX jumps. There was a whole network of jumps and dirt tracks...

A Rant from the Ramblin’ Man

A Rant from the Ramblin’ Man by Vago Damitio Hey, if you’re lookin’ to read about some weird long winded guys vacation outta state, you’re in the wrong column. I’m here to talk to you about fun, local stuff in 400 words. How’s this for fun? I was pulled over two weeks...

The Death of the Barracks in Fairhaven

THE DEATH OF THE BARRACKS IN FAIRHAVEN by Vago Damitio The whole housing thing in Fairhaven is somewhat chaotic right now. Sherry Jubilo is still sitting in the Barracks, waiting for bulldozers to come in and tear em down. She turned down $10,500 to move out of a building she...

Ramblin’ Man Reader Rants

Ramblin’ Man Reader Rants by Vago Damitio Here are a few of the most interesting or personally offensive emails of the past few weeks…oh and one completely self serving one…thanks. BM You are such self righteous schmuck. Do you really think you have the right to spout your left wing...