Mail Call

January 13, 2004

"Thanks to the person who found the set of keys on Mulberry and Antietam Street. They were mine and I very much appreciate you turning them in to the police station. Thanks very much."

"With all the sick children in the hospital, are the schools still shutting their heat down at 2 p.m.?"

"My mother told me that everyone eats pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day because it meant that you would have good luck for the rest of the year. I don't know who started this, though."

"We are dependent on people's kindness when we are an infant and we are dependent on people's kindness when we are too old to take care of ourselves. So why can't we be kind to others when they are healthy so the kindness will spread and come back to us when we are old."

"Charley Reese is right on about the mad cow disease. It's in our country. A few years ago there was a lot of publicity about the moose that had it up in the dairy country in Wisconsin and Minnesota. You can't isolate it like that. Our country must take more precautions to stop the spread of this disease."


"To the person from West Virginia who said they were intelligent enough to know that they don't have gators in West Virginia. Well, what I was referring to was the fact that they do have gators in Florida, where Maryland stomped West Virginia in the Gator Bowl football game."

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"I live in Cross Creek and we have a problem up here with scooters. I just pulled out of my driveway a little while ago and I almost hit a child on one of those scooters. Something needs to be done about this before one of these children gets killed."

"Thanks very much to the person who found my driver's license at Lowe's on Dec. 29 and turned it in to the lost and found. I hope you and your family had a wonderful new year."

"My name is Bonnie and I am the one who called the other day and said about what I do with old cards. I collect all kinds of cards and I take out the parts of them, cut them out and give them to the older and younger people in my church to do projects with. I gave a wrong phone number. The correct number to call is 301-582-0205."

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