7/13/2005

Preserver of the Status Quo...Part II
bbbunny
Byron Brown just got Figmoed! Read all about it. This guy can't be Mayor.

Short story. When I bought my house over in Cold Springs, 9 years ago, I spent part of the first summer painting it. One summer evening Byron Brown was walking the neighborhood and collecting petition signatures. He spotted me on the ladder from the side walk and quickly told me that my house was out of compliance. I scrambled down the ladder and expected him to say, "hey the place looks great...I know it's been empty for the past 15 years..." He didn't. He looked me right in the eye and said, "You are out of compliance because you don't have any house numbers on the place."

I had just purchased the place two months earlier and settled a housing court case with violations that pre-existed my ownership. I even paid $1500.00 of fines in Judge Manz's Housing Court.

I glanced at the steps and the new package of brass numbers and told him to get the f--- off my front step. I told him, "I don't know where you come from, but from where I come from people admire hard work." He left.

As far as I'm concerned he can stay away...9 years later, the house isn't completed. I work on it a couple days a week, my neighbors love the way it looks...now how about that set of row houses just down the street.
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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

You had the house a couple of months and didn't have any house numbers on it? You want to be mayor? How long will it take you, as mayor, to addrss the simple issues - just as adding numbers on your house is a simple task and one of the first things any proud home owner would do to accept mail - like electric and gas bills. (?)

Never heard Byron Brown ever jump on someone like that. His demeanor is soft. You're a bulldog, a bully, and are running a dishonest campaign.

fix buffalo said...

Please...read the post. I'm not running for any political office.

btw...where did I say, there weren't any numbers on the house for months...the place wasn't livable for 'till the fall...no mail either...

Ask BB...and we didn't speak for years...

Anonymous said...

My dog's demeaner is soft... 'till he bites you in the ass.

fix buffalo said...

That's nice...we track all IP's so...if you would like to name your name, address and your relationhip to Byron...post another comment. Or just use your real name...