Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

March 18, 2012

Rant & Rave for Monday, March 19, 2012

-- — Why are some Valdostans so concerned about the speed that people are driving? I drive slow and get around town just fine. I haven’t got into any accidents. I save on gas and gas money. If I have an emergency, yeah, I’ll put the pedal to the metal. But why is everyone in such a rush? Is everybody in some kind of emergency? I don’t think so. Slow down, would you? Remember, speed kills!

Jungle Jyms, why on earth do you charge adults for a birthday party? This  makes no sense. If I am taking a 4-year-old child, most of the time they will have a parent with them. Jumpin’ Jacks and Leapin’ Lizards don’t  charge!

A big rave to Trina Pattullo and all of the teachers at Josiah Christian School. The children love you and so do the parents. We’re behind you.

If you look like you’re 90 and still able to drive, it seems that you would know enough by now to use your blinkers and turn on your lights when it’s raining.

A huge rave for the First Annual Kinderlou Kampout! A great time was had by all. Thanks!

Thank you Duck family on Gornto Road for once again dressing Miss Duck in seasonally appropriate attire. I especially enjoyed last month’s patriotic theme.

The rude comment to the new principal was uncalled for. All new chief administrators evaluate and make changes. Some clean house while others just tweak. He’s not expected to come in and just let the school operate just as it is now. What would be the point in hiring him if that were the case? He’s not Mr. Taylor nor is he expected to be (or is he?).

Just because your kid is honor roll or gifted doesn’t mean that they have good behavior! You should see your little darling in action.

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