Missing the point about public eyesores


Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” —George Carlin


Did you ever notice that work crews on Friday around quitting time are anxious to leave the job site early and tend to throw caution and safety to the wind? A few months ago one crew assigned to place sod on a recently renovated stretch of municipal sidewalk left the site in the above condition. Large bags of lawn turf seed left near public sidewalks, safety barricades misplaced and safety markers left to lean against other unused safety markers. A typical Friday getaway plan for many. It remained this way until Monday morning. Happily it was a regular two-day weekend.  — gc

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Quote of the week: "If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.-- Frank Herbert quotes .

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