Don't go breakin' my heart, Community. Stick the landing!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Thursday, December 05, 2013
If you're in the market for a used vehicle...
P.S. It occurs to me that there's a huge cross-section of our culture -- i.e., people a few years younger than me -- who have no idea what this refers to. This makes me feel both old and a bit envious that they have no memories of the Dancing Itos.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The long, stupid saga of our neighbors kicking us off of their mailbox post that we've shared for nearly forty years (because they're still mad that Romney lost the election last year, because, sure, that seems reasonable) came to an end when my father constructed a new mailbox for us on "our" side of the road and posted this notice for the mailman.
Dad might've gone a little overboard with the reflective tape, though.
Wednesday, 3:51 P.M.: Caller reports older boys cussing up a storm at 3rd & Vaughn.
Thursday, 5:46 P.M.: 911 caller reported a female and a male banging on his door with a stick, making crazy accusations.
Saturday, 5:55 P.M.: Caller advised of a possible person or dog out on the ice. Update: turned out to be eagles on the ice munching on dead animal.
Sunday, 1:24 A.M.: Caller requested an officer to speak to his daughter who won't listen to him and is being mouthy.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
It's not officially the holiday season until I hear the Taco John's version of "Feliz Navidad." (Though I do question whether "the Mexican way" of having a happy holiday actually incorporates tortilla chips "piled high and topped with all kinds of delicious things.")
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Sunday: Caller from Highbridge reported 20 cows on the road. The cows were last seen heading south.
Tuesday, 6:40 P.M.: Caller reports hearing a teenaged male threaten to "kick ass in the next 15 minutes" if someone didn't leave his bread alone.
Wednesday, 3:25 P.M.: Mother reports her 2 year-old got into her Honda Accord with the keys and locked herself in.
Thursday: Caller stated that his wife just ran him over with her vehicle and there is something wrong with his hip and leg. Caller stated that his wife had left the scene.
Saturday: Town of Eileen caller reported that her pet pig has been missing since yesterday. The pig has no collar and is very friendly.
Saturday, 11:08 A.M.: Driver reports two very small girls wearing pink jackets, approx. 5 years old, crossing at 6th Street and Ellis Avenue. Said they "high-fived" after they crossed because they appeared to be "happy they made it across."