Daily Archives: July 15, 2006

Treekilling update

Shrubs to supplant felled trees

The state DOT is planning to go ahead with its mass felling of trees in the medians and on the sides of roads. Nobody really knows why; the story about how these trees (which are really quite small) are hazards to cars that hit them doesn’t hold water. Anyway, they’re going to replace them with crape myrtle shrubs.

Or doing anything at all, really

Former Auburn players deny wrongdoing

Of course, what are they going to say? But it’s not the quality of their work, it’s the amount. Three hours of course credit for reading one book and writing one ten-page paper? That’s not right.