What’s the saying, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! This concept could be opening a real can of worms or heaven help us something much more sinister perhaps!
People do seem to fight each other over just about anything these days; “lets face it” I will never accept or begin to understand people who are freaking out over proper pronoun usage when addressing another human being! Is this PC jazz going absolutely wild and stark raving mad? People need to find some better hobbies or check into a mental clinic for a long, long stay!
Look the grass is always looking greener on the other side of the fence they say; which is the start of some crazy ideas!
Or then this can happen!
Homeowners caught in turf war over lawn care
Article Courtesy of The St. Petersburg Times
By Andrew Meacham
Published March 23, 2008
“TAMPA — James Lyle watered his yard once a week, and got fined $1,000 by his homeowners association because the lawn was still too brown.
He began watering the lawn twice a week and got fined $100 by the Hillsborough County water department.
In frustration after the second fine, Lyle sprayed grass killer on his front lawn. He has since replaced the lawn and the association has switched property managers. The fine remains unresolved.
“It’s been quite consuming, not only personally but financially,” said Lyle of Riverview.
Lyle’s situation, while extreme, is far from unique. Residents throughout the drought-stricken Tampa Bay area find themselves caught between aggressive homeowners associations demanding green lawns and county officials who insist on conserving water.
His neighbor on Rockfield Loop, Diogenes Paula, spent $4,500 to replace his entire lawn.
“I’m thinking about moving out of here and buying a house with no neighborhood association,” said Paula, 25.”
Then there is this more recent hardship made or turned into a very sad story as I see it!
Turf war: Las Vegas ditches grass as drought worsens
June 22, 2022
“STORY: Las Vegas is a city where many things are not real – from its fake Elvis Presleys to its phony Eiffel Tower — and now its grass won’t be any different.
Decades-long drought made worse by climate change has forced the city rip up millions of square feet of grass, including greenery along its iconic Vegas strip, and replace much of it with artificial turf.
[Carlos Rodriguez, artificial lawn installer]: “We’ve done installs at the Bellagio, at the Golden Nugget, at the Caesars Palace here on the Las Vegas Boulevard Strip. We’ve also done, like by the Las Vegas welcome sign.”
Installer Carlos Rodriguez explains that instead of planting the green stuff, he hammers it in.
“So basically, we’re driving six inch nails on the perimeter of the turf. So that way it holds it down.”
It’s all in the name of saving water, as Nevada is among the states that gets its water from nearby Lake Mead – whose levels have dropped to an all-time low.
That in turn has made growing some grasses in Nevada actually illegal.
Bronson Mack is with the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
“Last year, the Nevada legislature passed a law that now prohibits the irrigation of nonfunctional grass: grass that provides no recreational value and is only decorative. They passed a law that requires that that grass be completely removed by the end of 2026.”
Ya see what I mean folks, were does this crap end!
Don’t people just go to Vegas to “Vaca” and have “fun?” What’s with the “AGRO”-cation!
My God what would Elvis say if he were still with us, about all this cotton pickin’ craziness; excuse me he was from a cotton picking state, Mississippi, but let’s meet half-way and call it grass pickin’ or cut-in’ “nonsense!” But I don’t think he would do anymore gigs there for sure!
And Elvis just puts an end to it all by this remedy!
“But don’t you step on my blue suede shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my Blue suede shoes.”
You got that Bub!
But there are always those hard to convince characters out there who only want WAR, and for them if they still want to get Heavy and Carry-on making with the trouble and “wanna break-a ya face;” then there is this “hard hitting” “Turf War” the “Bomb!”
“In Turf Wars you can: Compete with other local mobsters for real-time control of your city’s territory! Run missions, evade the cops, and build up your Mafia Join forces with other players against the local tough guy Choose from over 60 weapons, upgrades and equipment to increase your Influence and power!”
“Take over real-world territory in your neighborhood with Turf Wars, the new GPS-enabled crime game for your iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad – now on Android too!
In Turf Wars you can:
- Compete with other local mobsters for real-time control of your city’s territory!
- Run missions, evade the cops, and build up your Mafia
- Join forces with other players against the local tough guy
- Choose from over 60 weapons, upgrades and equipment to increase your Influence and power!
- Fight your way to the top to become the Capo of your city!”
What this world coming to; what’s wrong with these kids or punks!
I don’t know pop or godfather; beats the hell out of me if I got a clue!
Well, I hope you’re all settled on this scene I’m about to go have a nice tall cold lemonade and the grass will keep; I ain’t doin’ no Turf Wars Bro!
Brother in Christ Jesus,
Lawrence Morra III
OK OK, Can’t ya take a joke, I’m only kidding! You wanna beer?
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