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Viagra Advertising on the Greendale Water Tower...Hmm

This week the Village Grandma is thinking about the dangerous Angle Lane Bridge, a new water tower for the Village and "Mommy and Me" ballet with her 40-year-old son.

Hello again,

I went for a walk yesterday. It was great to see some of our future big leaguers practicing for the season at a few of the ballparks. The swings and slides at were also buzzing with little folks. So, summer is on the way.

You should know that the is still in disrepair. That is bad for the walkers but, great fun for youngsters who love dangling from the broken boards and leaping off into the water. Nearby neighbors are laying odds on how long it will take before one of them plunges headfirst onto the rocks. Does anyone else smell a lawsuit here?

Apparently, it is about time for the Village to make a decision about a new water tower to replace the leaky old one. As money from the state will be drying up, perhaps to defray costs, we could sell advertising space on it. Of course, we will have to be selective about who would be allowed to buy the space. No cigarettes or alcoholic beverages of course. A tasteful Viagra sign might work out.

Last week, I was lamenting the disappearance of all the bunnies in the Village. It turns out I was mistaken. Yesterday, I found several of them. Unfortunately they were dust bunnies and they have taken up residence under my bed.

Our has announced which street projects they will be tackling this year. None of them are in the original village. So, it's yet another pothole dodging year for us.

I have heard that the t will be coming out with their summer issue soon. I’ve always wanted to sign up for the “Mommy and Me” ballet class but my 40-something son has always refused.

A big cheer for the Girls Softball Team, they will be holding a Strike Out Cancer day on May 6 and will be selling food items with proceeds going toward cancer research.

I hear the next meeting will be held on May 11. Not an informational meeting, it is apparently more of a forgone conclusion type meeting. I don't think, no matter how hard they try, they will be able to morph a into a quaint, little village shoppe. Like the old saying “You can't make a silk purse out of a ...” well, you get the idea.

It seems that some middle school teenage girls just keep on with their errant ways. I heard of one homeowner whose house was brutally egged. But, not in the Julie Child omelet-ingredient sort of way. This time the miscreants only tossed some candy-filled plastic eggs, two inflatable eggs and a duck onto a lawn. Where will it end!? I tried to talk to the traumatized victim but his mouth was full of chocolate goodies that he found in the plastic eggs.

Gump, the big galoot of a cat had a relatively quiet week. On Tuesday, I came home from Reading Buddies only to find that he had torn the curtains, rod and all, from my kitchen window, presumably so he could see out better. On Thursday, he knocked over two table lamps. The next day he pushed my toaster onto the floor from the kitchen counter. I was beginning to think he was suffering from poor eyesight and just didn't see these objects until I watched him eyeball a fly on the ceiling. I’m thinking maybe I should super glue anything breakable to the counters and tables or — failing that — Superglue Gump to the floor. I suppose PETA would object to the Gump gluing.

Well, not much else going on in the Village so will close for now. Maybe it's time to start getting my gardening supplies ready.

Jennifer Suderland April 26, 2011 at 12:23 PM
It is so pathetic that those teenage hooligans would recklessly toss chocolate Easter eggs and other Easter decor into someones yard like that! I am appalled! Whats to come next I wonder! I fear for this victim come Christmas....
Joana Briggs April 26, 2011 at 06:21 PM
No advertising on Water Tower; unless it relates directly to advertising Greendale. In my travels I have seen billboard towers with all kinds of junk mail type posters. I have even seen one electronic billboard which changed exposing many events or businesses in area. One that has not left my memory simply said "We sincerely welcome you. Please stop by the City Hall information center and say hello." Then there was a simple map to that center.

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