January 2004

100 Things Update

January 30, 2004

In the past two months some more suggestions for things not to do in Valdosta have trickled in. I’ve ignored all the liberal rage stuff about George Bush as not really being funny or having much to do with Valdosta. Ya’ll can give that stuff a rest. Here are your suggestions for the list: You […]

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Echols County Zip Codes

January 29, 2004

Someone from Echols County lent me this letter they received. Congressman Jack Kingston 2242 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee Chairman Legislative Branch Vice Chairman, House Republican Conference   January 29, 2004 Mr. John E Potter,  Postmaster General and CEO United States Postal Service Washington D.C. 20501 Dear Postmaster General […]

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Vegetarian Chickens

January 28, 2004

I was late to the store the other day and the regular large eggs were all gone. I took a carton of eggs from the top shelf in the “gourmet” section. When I got home, I. discovered that I had brought something truly disturbing. “Eggs from Vegetarian Fed Chickens” proclaimed the label. Did that mean […]

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The Proper Way to Swear

January 28, 2004

I attended the swearing in of all our new city politicians the other night and, like most rituals, the comic aspects were much more interesting. The high judge requested that the city councilman “place your left hand on the bible, raise your right hand and repeat after me. Simple enough until the first man placed […]

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Bovine Traffic

January 12, 2004

Men are men and women are women, but shoehorn them into a vehicle and let them loose on the road and they become part of an unthinking mass of multi-hued particles zooming along in random mosaics. Some German theoreticians have likened our traffic patterns to the actions of gases in a laboratory retort. American physicists […]

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