COTTonLINE takes this opportunity to wish all of our readers a happy Easter, spent in the company of loved ones. Whether your family traditions are entirely religious, partially so, or entirely secular, have a great day.
Whether you're happy or sad about the nation's politics isn't the end of the world. Grin at those around you for no better reason than that spring is upon the land; that's nearly always a cause for optimism.
The birds are building nests, young animals are gamboling across green fields, and the days keep getting longer. All of that keeps happening regardless of who is in charge.
After a prolonged drought, northern CA has had a very wet winter. Our reservoirs are full, the rivers ditto, and the snow pack in the Sierras is phenomenal, maybe a record. Life is good.