the news... the police are under attack...
well -----they are also under paid-- big time--- if what i hear is true..
that impressive police chief from dallas said they are paid $40,000 a year to get shot at...
bud-- tells me
THE SALARY RANGE FOR WEATHERMEN IN BOSTON AREA IS 101K TO 174K
DEPENDING ON # OF YEARS AT SAME STATION
NOT BAD FOR READING FROM A SCRIPT , OH AND SMILING
and the poor police get 40k?????
there is another part of police salariy that i have been trained to believe... (before i heard teh $40 k number...)
is "police DO ALL RIGHT---they pad their salaries with extensive overtime...."
from construction outfits that are required to have police detail to dig up the road..."
i have heard that ...f o r e v e r.... implying what a rip off it was...
wellllll.....now with a few more details - i see that as a way for a town... like ipswich... to not pay a reasomable salary and letting teh little guy trying to dig a hole foot the bill.
i kind of knew that--except now i heard ( on dallas tv so it must be true) in an effort to earn a living wage for his family, the guys were inclined to pull over and arrest someone at the end of their shift so that "processing the person" properly would force them into 2 hours overtime. that story strikes me as true.. one of those hard to make up situations....
i would love to know the topics of one week's worth of police calls-- how many are basically something which should be handled by some other agency... like mental illness or , drug addiction.
i know--- i have called the police a few times in 30 years-- and been delighted to have some big strong person arrive to help with sometimes very pequiliar situations...
tho i think we should continue with the cakes at the fire departments, because those guys are sitting around with not much to do, i think i will order some bulk boxes of lifesavers to leave at police station so they could grab a pack as the come and go from the statieon...
maybe hand one to the guys standing in the sun direction traffic around a hole in the ground.
my concrete quest goes on... THE OMNI GUY-- never called me back with the estimate... so that is now holding up the building permit. i have a second one to investigate today== you camera people are wonderful giving me information...!!!!
i was very impressed last night at mail call-- we have 4 people here from pittsburg penna.-- and i could remember the song about pittsburgh penna with only those 2 words.......-- and i bragged about our "system' by saying to the microphone.." i bet these camera people will give me the rest of teh lyrics very shortly" .. i think within 3 minutes we had teh lyrics and a recording of " there's a pawn shop on a corner in pittsburgh pennsylvania , and i ain't got a thing left to hock." .
we are an amazing group with much incidental intelligence.
For the past few months I have been working on Emmetts crowd skills. We had been observing from the safety off my car and gradually exposing him of being in them (crowds). Today we were all over the crowded Plymouth water front. We visited several busy restaurants, crowded gift stores and ice cream stands. We also conquered several types of terrain as well as lots of stairs. For the most part people stared in amazement. I am real good now of tuning everyone out to focus my attention on Emmett, he continues to amaze me.
I can't believe I am sending you this only 3 weeks after my email about Tips. We had to say goodbye to my wonderful, handsome, boy Crane on Monday. We gave him the good life he so richly deserved, but saying goodbye is heartbreaking.
In the world of dogs, we all believe that our dog is wonderful and special, and we all are correct. Crane truly was a legend in his own time, and I am grateful that you gave me the opportunity to grow and learn and laugh with him. His memory will be forever in my heart.
you give them a happy life- and when it is over, you let them sleep.