Yeah Well, It Needed A Coat Anyway

Yesterday afternoon, when getting home from some errands with and for my mom, I found the side of the mailbox tagged in orange paint. I can’t be certain but the scribble looked to be “a pouch.” Maybe “4 ponch.” Hard to say.

The hmmmm part comes in because it certainly wasn’t there as I cleaned the red crap off the garage door yesterday morning.  I specificallly remember looking at the panel as I hosed everything down and it wasn’t marred with any grafitti. So between then and that afternoon, someone came by and made there mark. Was today’s tagger and yesterday’s splasher one and the same maggot?

I’ll probably never know — especially since I went down this morning and after unsuccessfully trying to scrape it off I disappeared it with a coat of paint to the mailbox’s unfinished and slowly rusting sides. Midway through a lady walked by and asked me how I was doing.

“Fine, and you?”

Great, thank you. And you’re doing a great job!”

“I’m trying my best,” I replied.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."