Monthly Archives: March 2012

Letting the Trayvon Martin case play itself out

OK, so there’s not a whole lot more to say right now about the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman incident. The police and everyone else are still trying to sort out the facts. There is a lot of misinformation and rumor swirling … Continue reading

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A young teen is shot to death so who’s to blame?

Trayvon Martin versus George Zimmerman. A young African-American teen versus a grown man who happens to be Hispanic. An African-American teen wearing a hoodie versus a guy who was a member of a neighborhood watch group in Sanford, Florida. Honestly, … Continue reading

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Please don’t call me a wimp…

Here it goes… So now I know what MY parents went through. It’s early morning Friday, March 23, my oldest kid’s birthday and where are we? Well, I am sitting in the waiting room with my laptop. He, however, is … Continue reading

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Hey West Chester Parking Authority, you’re full of it…

So here I was all ready to play nice, to be humble and give the West Chester meter folks a break and not be so nasty. I figured everyone is entitled to a mistake or two at times. We aren’t … Continue reading

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Taking a hard look at the county employment picture

Time to get to work. Sort of sounds like what we parents tell our kids either when the summer comes or when they graduate from college. Heck, we’ve been working for 30 or 40 years now so why shouldn’t the … Continue reading

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Since the parking meter war started the good ideas are gone…it’s curse, I know it

It’s very strange indeed. The last time I posted to my blog it was the issue with the West Chester Parking patrol and the fact that I had received a parking ticket – a full 7 minutes after the meter … Continue reading

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I never wanted a war with the meter folks, but here we go

Other than being a member of the media and maybe the IRS, being someone who enforces parking rules has to be one of the worst jobs to have. You figure your job is to manage to ticket as many vehicles … Continue reading

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Took a break for a couple days … back and talking about doing dumb things

Let’s be honest. At some time in our lives we have all done something we later realized was really stupid. For example, a member of my family (who shall remain nameless) was stopped by police for excessive speeding. While having … Continue reading

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