Monday, December 12, 2005

Psst...don't tell anybody about Roxbury...but...

As I might've mentioned before, I happen to live in the Roxbury section of Boston...probably the poorest neighborhood in the city.

I like it.

One reason I like it is that nobody pays much attention to us. This is evident from the public neighborhood park.

Every year at about this time, I'm amazed and delighted at the park's Christmas theme. Always, there's a manger scene.

Tonight I noticed something incredible. In typical Roxbury gleaming neon, in letters a zillion feet high (well, maybe a little shorter) are the words:


How we keep getting away with this stuff is beyond me. But keep it under your hat, would you?

And God bless us all.