Saturday, April 10, 2010


My three regular non-related readers are well that I am originally from Detroit. 

They may not be aware that Jimmy Carter lost Detroit when his State Department-supplied translator told Warsaw that the Peanut Farmer in Chief lusted for them--in his heart, no doubt.  When my grandmother went ot work at Chrysler's Hamtramck Assembly Plant--popularly referred to as "Dodge Main"--in the late 40s or early 50s all the signs were in English and Polish.  I attended Kosciussko elementary school, where the most common nickname was "Ski", which, I am told, was also true of many units in the Michigan National Guard and the Detroit Police Department.* 

So, even though I am pretty sure I have no Polish blood, my thoughts are with the Polish people.

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