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They planned this madness!

The headline says, " Sanitation Department's slow snow cleanup was a budget protest ." The url says, . I think they should have gone with the text in the url for the headline. It seems more honest. Anyway, this explains why NYC seemed to have completely lost its mind during the last storm after having weathered so many others like it. These garbage men really stink. Selfish Sanitation Department bosses from the snow-slammed outer boroughs ordered their drivers to snarl the blizzard cleanup to protest budget cuts -- a disastrous move that turned streets into a minefield for emergency-services vehicles, The Post has learned. Miles of roads stretching from as north as Whitestone, Queens, to the south shore of Staten Island still remained treacherously unplowed last night because of the shameless job action, several sources and a city lawmaker said, which was over a raft of demotions,

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that: Ancient wisdom that is none the less relevant and applicable today. One more day. Patience. Peace. Progress. What are you thankful for?

O Simple Ones

I couldn't help it, I thought of the TSA while reading this. It wasn't for their resemblance to wisdom. I wonder if I'll get banned from flying for making this observation? Proverbs 1:20-33 20Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; 21at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 22"How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple?How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge? 23If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you. 24Because I have called and you refused to listen, have stretched out my hand and no one has heeded, 25because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof, 26I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when terror strikes you, 27when terror strikes you like a storm and your calamity comes like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upo

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that: God made man who touched this world and changed things for ever. Fellowship with friends from near and far. What are you thankful for?

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that: A relatively quiet day, so far. Lots of helping hands. Friendship. "It's covered by the warranty." Central heating. God's grace. Christmas! What are you thankful for?

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that: Snow plows. Sand and salt trucks. Snow plow and sand/salt truck drivers. Sunshine. Fresh baked, well, everything. Christmas. Central heating. What are you thankful for?