Sometimes we get stuff in the mail that is too good (well,... Enter Now
KER - CHING
It is all about MONEY, CASH, DASH, LUCRE that beastly stuff all crave, and my desire to give some away.....................for a good deed.
Oi!!! It got your attention. The reward is not $1,000,000.00, one has to drop a few zeroes. $1,000.00 is more like it. MOI is right tight with a quid, and will have you know $1,000.00 is a nice piece of change. On Calaveras and in the neighborhood at this time of the month it is a fortune. On other roads, it still is a nice sum that one can respect and use.
$1,000.00 REWARD OFFERED
FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO
ARREST AND CONVICTION
OF ILLEGAL DRUGS
AT 119 N CALAVERAS STREET
THE EL CAPRI
There are times MOI has to remind self that it is not a telly programme being watched but real life in real time.
Over the past weekend, when the temperature was so bloody hot, the game that is afoot on Calaveras and in the neighborhood borders on the insane. At just past 6 in the morning one sees a clever clog on the pavement, Mind, it is just past 6am, and this clever clog is prepared for the rays of the sun to come. He has dark glasses on(the kind that hide the entire eye area), it is not yet HOT and this clever clog is sweating like a melting ice berg(his face is running water and his body that can be seen is shining with the stuff, so much is pouring out of his Wife beater is wet). The clever clog is hopping from one let to the other and it is a wonder he can form the words to speak. Next one sees a known drug dealer driving back and forth on Calaveras, trying to pretend he is just visiting.
Later in the day one sees a clever clog, who pretends he is a magazine salesman(always leaving one on his rounds and coming back with a new one) It is now VERY HOT, and this clever clog is coming back and forth between one complex to another, and dashing up Calaveras and round to Glenn and checking out Dickey Playground.
One sees another clever clog(the whole road knows that he delivers 'pot' door to door) and he could care less about the price of petrol or the HOT sun beating down upon him.
MOI makes up a flyer and delivers round the road. Chats with folks and tells all who will listen that there is cash(MY CASH) to be had for information, to be provided to the coppers, that will put these horrid folks in prison. Civic Pride might be got with a little motivation.
MOI loathes drug dealers and the 'poison' they sell to folks on the road and in the community. The coppers will tell you that the summer months are the worse on Calaveras and in the neighborhood. All of Fresno knows this area to have 'poison' available(in fairness to drug dealers on other road, Calaveras and Glenn are not the only hot spots), they want to make buckets of cash and they do not care who they kill or what road that suck the life out of.
So blatant are the drug dealers, that they loiter round Calaveras and Glenn, so blatant that they will sit on bike in the middle of the road and flip off a copper who drives by and stops. So blatant that they will hurl a bike at the courageous copper and make a run for it.
It did not take a report costing the 'public purse' $155,000.00 to tell MOI what is killing my road. MOI is not thick as a brick and gets what is going on here. Offering a reward to get information is one way to put a stop to the madness. MOI hopes that someone in need of cash will take up the offer. Use the cash to move off Calaveras, or get a better handle on life's problems.
When did we become a society so used to the evils, that we have forgot the we have the power to make a difference. Neighbors looking out for neighbors, do not allow bad thing to happen to each other. When you live on a road or in a neighborhood, you do not live alone, there are folks all round you. NEIGHBORS. These folks can help you enjoy where you live, protect each other, stop crime and ensure that one can move about without fear.
MOI is going to attend a City Council Meeting this morning. MOI will wear one of the T-Shirts made up for the 'Evening of Music' that has the emblem of this country on it, and tells the whole world how evil drug dealers selling 'poison' is. MOI wants each and every member of the City Council to hear voice and see in the flesh. To remind each and every member of the Fresno City Council that MOI is their NEIGHBOR. To let them know that being a good neighbor is so important that MOI is prepared to open his pocketbook and spend cash to capture drug dealers, to place self in harm's way to protect other neighbors. THEM!
MOI has but 3 minutes(unless the Council President grants more) to make point. Not much time to drive home what is happening on Calaveras and in the neighborhood. MOI is prepared and will not try to be pedantic, just whack them soundly over the head.
MOI wants the City Council to see in person and up close, the old geezer on Calaveras who is their neighbor, remind them of other neighbors. Plant in their loafs the image. Make it impossible for them to forget. Not just MOI but others. When they read in the newspaper about a neighbor being killed by a drive by shooting, they will feel the personal pain at the loss. When they read in the newspaper of a courageous copper killed in the line of duty, the will feel the personal loss. When they draw their pay packet, they will feel shamed at having not done enough to help their neighbors. That they will come to know that it is not bloody brilliant to think of selves as brilliant when they are just 'big fish swimming about a very dirty pond'.
3 minutes is not a long time, and MOI will have to talk quickly and cover much ground.
If you look at the reward sign closely, you will see that there is HEAVEN to be made out in it. What a place Calaveras and the neighborhood would be if someone takes the cash. They will make living on Calaveras and in the neighborhood HEAVEN on earth. Not a bad thing when you give it a proper think on.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk-4Vdp9_x0 Used before and will use again. One has to drive home the point.