Mean what you say |

Mean what you say

My favorite saying: He that learns by his mistakes is wise, he that ignores his mistakes is destined to repeat them.

It seems we are prone to cover our mistakes and sins, and uncover our neighbors mistakes and sins, you can lose a friend this way, the word is, reprove with love and long suffering. My grandson, James puts it this way, “Say what you mean and mean what you say, just don’t say it mean.”

Elbert Hudspeth

Rough and Ready

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Kenly Weills: Outrage to paint over street art


On May 29, I watched Nevada City’s amazing caretaker Miriam Morris starting to paint a river on Commercial Street’s pavement. Well-planted containers added to the beautification finally coming to a street that had been dug…

See more