Since the weather has become non-Sooke like (and divine), I must find other subjects of complaint, targets of convenience, as our government has covertly termed invasive/abrasive actions, incidents/opinions.
Are we awaiting a fatality before a traffic circle is installed at the entrance to Shoppers, Western Foods, the medical center, and others? Traffic circles have been around since covered wagon days: not exactly an unknown concept, and while cheaper in the long run and more attractive than streetlights, it could be a thing of beauty — with possibly a flag or pinnace denoting our nationalism from a centrally mounted pole.
Oh, and what about the bloody vermin-ridden deer that consume our gardens in a time when we are encouraged to economize and grow our own local veggies?
Is there a culling program, or must we wait for the natural seven-year disease die-off?
Mayhap some naturalist source could furnish them with lemming lessons, but then that would reduce the tick count, weakening the “natural selection” pattern.
Oh, and one more item: a gripe actually against people who cross at the flash-equipped crosswalks — without pressing the button, busy with their cellphone, book, and in a lot of instances, muttering incoherently to themselves while they casually stroll the bumper zone?
Help me understand!