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Murder in our Town
4/11/2007 4:42:49 AM

We moved to the small town on the coast because it was a quiet sleepy town. The kind of small town where jokes are made that if you blink you missed it.

55 years ago there was a double murder. The little ghosties in white gowns came and blew up Harry and Harriet Moores house. The Moore's were human rights activists and in the 1950's, I guess that wasn't acceptable to those men who wear those funny hats that look like dunce caps ... only they cover their faces...

Anyway, my point is that on Easter Sunday there was a murder in our little coastal town. The last murder happened on Christmas---our little town must have a thing for stupid murders on Christian holidays.

Yup, Easter Sunday, after 55 years of having no murders in this town, someone or possibly plural someones decided they wanted to break the long "no murder in our town" streak.

A murder, yup, that's what I said. A murder in our little sleepy town. Someone claims it was over jewelry. I believe jewelry is or must be some type of code word among some crowds because there have been murders in Orlando over "jewelry" as well. Hmm, I wonder if they are hiding something in this jewelry?

If our family still lived in Orlando, it wouldn't have fazed me as much. Why? Well, although Orlando isn't exactly one of the worst high crime towns to live in, they still have crime and murders. It wouldn't have been such a shock. I wouldn't have been so appalled at the actions of these people killing each other over "jewelry"

Is that a good thing? That I am appalled and no longer numb at the crimes that are committed in some cities on a daily basis? Thank God, yes, I should be appalled.

I pray that it will be another 55+ years or more before something like this happens in our town again.


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More Blogs by Pamela Ackerson
• I'm still around - Tuesday, September 08, 2009
• Schools, Incompetant Teachers, and the FCAT - Wednesday, August 22, 2007
•  Murder in our Town - Wednesday, April 11, 2007  

• HPV - Friday, February 23, 2007
• Blog Contest - Monday, December 04, 2006
• Yeah I did it - Friday, November 17, 2006
• Holiday Special - Wednesday, November 15, 2006
• A Response about Berlin article - Tuesday, October 31, 2006
• A Website worth checking into for readers and authors. - Friday, October 13, 2006
• new book review - Tuesday, October 03, 2006
• Getting Back to the Write Gear - Tuesday, August 29, 2006
• Romance Junkies Review - Thursday, August 24, 2006
• boycotting Telechek - Monday, July 31, 2006
• Sailing - Wednesday, July 12, 2006
• The Space Shuttle - Wednesday, July 05, 2006
• Life's an Adventure - Tuesday, June 27, 2006
• We the People trailer - Friday, June 09, 2006
• The fires - Wednesday, May 31, 2006
• Working on a new blurb - Friday, May 19, 2006
• My yard is talking to me - Thursday, May 04, 2006
• Isn't it a great Spring? - Tuesday, April 18, 2006
• Controversy - Monday, April 10, 2006
• Cleaning out the Cobwebs - Thursday, March 30, 2006
• handyman special - Wednesday, March 08, 2006
• The Year of Change - Thursday, July 21, 2005
• Hats Off to Roofers - Monday, May 23, 2005
• child offenders in Florida - Tuesday, May 17, 2005
• My youngest is starting to write - Thursday, May 12, 2005
• Happy Birthday, Linda - Tuesday, May 03, 2005
• Pardon Me While I Refuse to Answer the Door - Friday, April 15, 2005
• Hello to all - Tuesday, April 05, 2005


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