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Re: Re: water/fireworks NOW Town Ordinances

Zem darlin' - I am a fairly level-headed logical woman as you know. But
these people KNOW that ignoring me (or worse) patronizing me is
hazardous to one's ear drums. I will NOT tolerate it. They are very well
aware of the consequences.

And good for you - keep after them. Persistence pays off. I went off
when I heard some idiots dove hunting in town. That stopped. Believe it.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Zemuly@aol.com
Sent: 7/1/2004 8:28:26 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT]water/fireworks NOW Town Ordinances

> In a message dated 7/1/2004 5:58:15 AM Central Standard Time, 
> gardenqueen@academicplanet.com writes:
> We also have a noise ordinance - hello! I got my point across, trust me.
> You are lucky they listened to you at all.  A few months ago some new fools 
> (read Clampetts) in town decided to go coon hunting on property one of them had 
> just bought.  It's a whole block away from my house and well within the city 
> limits.  Needless to say, I went ballistic, drove to where they were and told 
> them they were idiots.  I then wrote a letter to the mayor and aldermen, and 
> followed up by attending the next town meeting to make sure my letter was read 
> into the minutes.  We DO have a leash law in town, and it contains strong 
> admonitions against allowing dogs to run loose.  The letter caused a few 
> paternalistic smiles, and I got a condescending "Well, you know how she is about those 
> cats."   I thought seriously about running for the position of alderman, 
> having already been city recorder here for 3-1/2 years (and knowing more than most 
> about how town government is supposed to be conducted), but I decided I am 
> much too passionate about my positions on issues and would probably have a stroke 
> or have my house burned down.  I'm already suspect since I am one of only two 
> houses with a Kerry sign in my yard.
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
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