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By LeRoy Schoot

Absurdities don't help

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

You look up from pouring your first cup of coffee to see someone in your garden. By the time you get to the back door, what appears to be your neighbor’s back-side is disappearing over the fence. Then you discover your strawberry patch has been burgled.

Those strawberries may have been worth 10 bucks. They’re gone, and you’re furious!

You whip out your iPhone, speed dial your neighbor’s number, and when it picks up, you proceed to unload as much verbal venom as you can. You hang up, vowing revenge!

Time passes; the cold war between you and your neighbor persists.

One day this neighbor’s young son has a nasty bike accident in front of your house.

You do nothing b...

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