From this Side of the Road

I'm your newest columnist, but I'm not new to Tangipahoa Parish. Many years ago, I worked at the News-Digest with Carol Brooke and we both shared a love of the newspaper business. I went on to do other things, however, and I now live in California, but I am extremely proud of what Carol and Robert have done. And I am delighted to have the opportunity to connect with you all again.

* Recently, I asked some friends for their best 'stupid' comments they've heard, so here are mine and a few others for you to shake your head and laugh at. While driving and listening to talk-radio the other day, I heard a woman call in and say she had a complaint. Now, remember these people call in from all over the country, but she said she was from Minnesota, so it's no one from Louisiana, thank goodness. Here's what she actually said, "I have had three automobile accidents in areas that have 'deer crossing' signs, and I want to ask the highway people if they can move the signs so the deer will cross in a safer place."

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