|Last Sunday after church I went to Mexi-Wing with my sister Angie, my brother-in-law John, my niece Emily, Little Nelson and his new friend Jody.|
We were laughing and talking and these two ladies that Angie knew came in. They chatted for a minute and one of the ladies said to Angie, "Is this one of your daughters?" I said, "Yes ma'am. I am her oldest."
We all started laughing and Angie said, "No! This is my OLDER sister!" The lady said, "Oh. I thought that was your daughter." I almost fell out of my chair.
Angie looked at me and said, "Don't you dare write about this in your column." So naturally I had to.
I think she secretly has missed me writing about her. It has been a long time but she just hasn't done anything worth writing about in a while.
This kind of thing has happened to us before. Not long ago one of the ladies at Angie's work thought I was her daughter too.
I'm not saying that Angie looks old or that I look really young. Maybe they just can't see very well.
|Monday evening after the worst of the storms had passed, I looked out my kitchen window and saw a goat running up the street. The goat ran through my back yard to the front, then ran up the street and turned on a side street.|
Now I don't live in the country, I live in town close to the elementary school. I never expected to see a goat on the loose in my neighborhood.
I called the non-emergency number for the 911 center and told them we needed animal control to catch the goat.
I was worried for the poor thing. There are dogs running around all over my neighborhood; I don't think anyone knows that there is a leash law in the city. They just let their dogs run around and tear out peoples trash but that's a whole other column.
Anyway, instead of sending animal control they send two policemen up there. By this time there are two guys running around trying to catch the goat.
The policemen get out and attempt to help. It was quite a show. They were running this goat up and down the street.
Finally one of the boys decides to get a rope and make a lasso to put around the goats neck. This works.
The goat goes back home and the day was saved thanks to...No wait that was another show. Well the goat was saved anyway.
|It's time again to see who is the Best of the Best in Monroe County. Reader's Choice voting kicked off on Sunday, April 3.|
You will find your ballot in our Sunday and Wednesday paper up until April 20. We will accept the ballots until Friday, April 22 until 5 p.m.
You can also vote on our Facebook page. Simply leave a comment under the category with the name of the business or individual you want to vote for. If your favorite is already listed, then like that comment. The likes will be counted as votes.
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