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Showing posts from May, 2009

Open Letter from local attorney proposing ordinance to fine sagging pants wearers

Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today! May 19,2009 VIA FACSIMILE (219) 881-1339 AND U.S. MAIL Gary Common Council City Hall, Suite 20 I 401 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46402 Dear Honorable Council Members: As a citizen concerned about the welfare of the City of Gary and a businessowner here, I implore you to consider the enclosed proposed ordinance I am submitting. Our City is in desperate times. We receive a consistent barrage of negative media which perpetuates derogatory images of Gary, Indiana. As each of you understand,the perception of our city outside its borders influences the investment we attract. Families have choice as to where they live, send their kids to school, or shop and conduct business. Likewise, business and commercial investors make determinations on the business environment of a community, in part, on some basic aesthetics. Frankly speaking, working families desiring to raise their children with strong American values are n…

Leslie Jones McCloud's Gas Station Divas Confront!

Characters from my new in-progress book, "Gas Station Divas" confront each other during a scene at Chi-Chi's place of work--a gas station convienence store named Red, White and Blue Country. Marion, whose only fault was choosing that particular gas station, decided to get down with it and ditch her uppity ways. Who will get the man? Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today!