You Wanna Turf War

“wanna break-a ya face”


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!

God bless.

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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7 thoughts on “You Wanna Turf War”

  1. I find it pathetic the stupid thing others will fight about.

    If someone is a fault finder with another it is because they are suppressing even more wicked things in their own life.

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    1. Carrying guilt or sin in one’s heart can do that to a person; I see it like some slithering parasite that is within that person which should not have been allowed to get a foothold but because this person’s standards or ways were sloppy, so corrupted and undisciplined it gained entrance and then it digs deeper to infect permanently to take over it’s host; this is the curse of sin and like a pathological liar finally can’t stop lying because the liar must and will keep telling bigger lies to cover up all the previous ones, so this parasitic infestation gets worse over time until the person has lost his identity to a thing that doesn’t belong in that life, and the original purpose has subsequently been altered so much from what it was meant to be, thus becoming a lost soul! Then there is the final stage when a person becomes diabolical the way Joseph Goebbels the propaganda minister for Adolph Hitler did, and he wrote in his Gestapo Rule Book for the Nazi Party and SS so many lies like this following quote.

      Then from the ranks of one of the most evil diabolical ideologies on earth came the following statement by a most vicious madman and mass murderer of even his own countrymen!

      Karl Marx: “Accuse Your Enemy Of What You Are Doing, As You Are Doing It To Create Confusion”

      Plain to see this is absolutely the way of Satan!


    2. We must be mindful of what our Lord said in this regard to what you state, “If someone is a fault finder.”

      John 8:7 But as they persisted asking him, he stood up and he said to them, “He among you who is without sin, let him first cast a stone upon her.”

      Luke 6:41-43 “41Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but fail to notice the beam in your own eye? 42How can you say, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while you yourself fail to see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. 43No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.”



  2. Hey guys and gals this all sprung up from the mention of Turf or Lawn and why men like them from a fellow writer who I just had to leave this conglomeration on his original triggering post today when I read how he appreciated the Shakespeare then he triggered me again! I must have a touchy trigger or he can push the right button! First here is the Old Bard’s eloquent genius of words! Followed by my said response to his comment!

    To be or not to be!
    This is one of my favorites of all time!

    “To be, or not to be: that is the question:
    Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
    The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
    Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
    And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;
    No more; and by a sleep to say we end
    The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks
    That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation
    Devoutly to be wish’d. To die, to sleep;
    To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub;
    For in that sleep of death what dreams may come
    When we have shuffled off this mortal coil,
    Must give us pause: there’s the respect
    That makes calamity of so long life;
    For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,
    The oppressor’s wrong, the proud man’s contumely,
    The pangs of despised love, the law’s delay,
    The insolence of office and the spurns
    That patient merit of the unworthy takes,
    When he himself might his quietus make
    With a bare bodkin? who would fardels bear,
    To grunt and sweat under a weary life,
    But that the dread of something after death,
    The undiscover’d country from whose bourn
    No traveller returns, puzzles the will
    And makes us rather bear those ills we have
    Than fly to others that we know not of?
    Thus conscience does make cowards of us all;
    And thus the native hue of resolution
    Is sicklied o’er with the pale cast of thought,
    And enterprises of great pith and moment
    With this regard their currents turn awry,
    And lose the name of action.–Soft you now!
    The fair Ophelia! Nymph, in thy orisons
    Be all my sins remember’d.”
    William Shakespeare

    Very unconventional perspective that I certainly hadn’t thought about, but, there it is very intriguing when all laid out for a cursory analysis.

    “Celts who were fair (-haired at least).”

    You have me thinking about fair ladies or damsels in distress, fair maidens and lovely lasses in the days of the “knights of old,” days of chivalry, “Lady Godiva,” “Lady Geneviève” or the play and movie “My Fair Lady!”

    All so dashingly outstanding aren’t they!

    Pip, Pip, Cherrio Ladies!

    Shakespeare was a literary genius!

    Good Day!

    The Bard himself Shakespeare; whom I like millions of others always loved his great theatrical writings that have such deep nuances of character and woven into strong theatrical plot; the likes of which few writers have equaled and certainly not exceeded!
    I bet if I lived back then I would have looked up to him as an artist no doubt but even more as the man; who was apparently quite Catholic; thank God!
    And thank you Sir William for not just your great writings, but also for your bravery in maintaining your devout Catholic faith in Jesus and His Church!
    I pray that you and yours are peaceful and joyfully spending eternity with our heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ! Amen.
    God bless.
    Brother in Christ Jesus,
    Lawrence Morra III

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