s-letter_allen Birds, bees and dogs

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A person complains about his neighbor’s beekeeping, so the South Portland City Council swiftly crafts an ordinance to protect us from swarms.
An elementary school child wants to raise chickens, so the City Council laboriously crafts an ordinance to protect us from roosters.
Scores of citizens over decades voice concerns about being harassed by dogs in city parks, particularly Willard Beach, so the council forms a task force and – extends the hours that dogs may be on the beach!
Hey Gary, where do I sign?

Susan Fickett Allen
South Portland


Editor of The Forecaster; prior reporting/editing gigs at Automotive Age magazine, Daily News of Los Angeles, Biddeford Journal Tribune; Syracuse U. Orange-bleeder; lifelong NY Yankees fan, longtime resident of Red Sox Nation.