DOT saves the day
Do you ever say or write something and wonder if it’s the first time in the history of the world that it’s been said or written? The title of this post is one of those phrases. In my last post I wondered if we’d ever encounter success having the tree that fell near our yard cleaned up. After too much time on the phone with various government agencies, the North Carolina DOT finally relented and showed early this morning to remove the tree:
Yes, I took the photo out of my upstairs window because, yes, NC uses old-fashioned inmate labor to keep our roads clear. 8 dudes, 1 backhoe, 1 dump truck and a chainsaw made quick work of it. Many thanks to the secretary at the local DOT yard who graciously received all of my annoying phone calls.