Violent killings Set Record Pace
A record homicide rate in 2009 destroys lives. This was the most violent year ever in Manatee County with a record number of homicides at 29 and eight unsolved murders.
Click on photo to read sign telling us it is a felony to tamper with traps that do not belong to us.
It is a sad commentary on us as humans (with supposed higher intelligence than animals) that we must be told right from wrong by posting signs such as these. The headlines and these sign show bad things.
this sweet little guy let me know there are good things out there also, benches to sit on, squirrels to make us smile.
this sign is on a place provided to fisherman to use for cleaning fish. it seems they can't put trash in the trash and leave it on the ground. unfortuately the sign does not work.
Click on photo to view this good thing. someone had hung a red satin ball on a pine tree. I took over 20 photos of it to get one good one, the wind was blowing it to and fro and just watching it made me happy.
On the Monday before Christmas, a single mother with 5 children was told her last day at work would be Wednesday, 2 days before Christmas. Every one in the company of about 200 was shocked as was the young woman. Someone started and email to collect money for her and in the 3 days they collected 1200.00. this amazing story prove there is still GOOD among the Bad and The Ugly.
I leave you with these two quotes. Read them carefully.
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverence can restrain violence - reverence for human life and the environment. ”William Sloan CoffinIf you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.” Theodore Roosevelt