Monday Mail: It’s amazing how cell phones can get the time wrong
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Because we can’t say we do amazing without talking proud, it’s Monday Mail.
Folks here still are really excited about Columbus’ new slogan, “We do amazing,” which they have to admit is better than one we had back in the 1980s, “We’re talking proud.”
What’s amazing about living here these days with the whitewater and the ziplines and the art scene and yada yada yada is that no matter what you do for fun, someone else does better.
Like you can go out to a bar and bump into some old friends with whom you used to camp, and they may ask: “So, are you still backpacking?”
And you may answer, “No, mostly I ride horses and drive around in a pickup. What about you?”
And they may reply: “I’m a watercolor artist, raft guide and yoga instructor with a maker shop where I invented a solar-powered electric bicycle.”
So there’s a city slogan for you: “Columbus: We’re hobby snobby!”
Hehe... Folks in Ontario, Canada are fancy-pants... OUR bettery-electric bikes are half - or more - nuclear-powered:
Works Great! ... Just ask folks in Fukushima, Japan... or Chernobyl, Ukraine... or Three Mile Island in Middletown, Pennsylvania... errr... ummm... (List continues on Page Two)