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Quickly, June 5, 2013

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Updated: July 6, 2013 6:09AM



Every year car makers that are making cars look at gas mileage. The only problem is, gas prices keep going up, so we’re not getting anywhere. So what is the purpose?

I love Sundays with Carroll Vertrees. He ignites your mind with his delightful and wonderful command of the English language. Thanks for the memories Mr. V. It’s a beautiful thing. You rock. P.S. Your name is scribbled in my book.

Anyone thinking about moving to a rural area for peace and quiet, think again.

To the union hater: Stop hating. Stop using every opportunity to use a Proud Union Home into one of your hate-filled rants.

I loved Debbie Bosak’s column on longtime friends. Sometimes these close friendships are stronger than one with a brother or sister. Treasure them, they are priceless.

The other day I was thinking what makes a community desirable for people to want to live there. I thought it would be an international airport, a convention center and a ballpark. No, wait a minute, after giving it more thought I concluded people would rather have a good school system, feel safe with a low crime rate, nice shopping areas and affordable property taxes.

Any police department that writes over 3,000 tickets in a six-month period must not have too much else to do.

I read this bumper sticker in traffic: “If you want a stable relationship, get a horse.” Made me laugh.

Brilliant letter by Gordon Wilder on education vs. tests. I sure wish politicians would listen to his rational thought. But then, there would be no money to be made that way.



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