Sometimes my job is too easy. I was early to drop the younger kids off at school on Valentine’s Day. Not a big deal, they like to play on the playground with their friends for a few minutes before going in. I drove around a bit before going back for Mass, and ran across this. You can see the sun coming up behind the Spiece sign in the picture. That is a good thing, because it gave me the opportunity to capture this shot in all of its defiant glory. Tom S. has never had qualms about speaking his mind.
Just take it as a reminder that no matter what hardship comes into one’s life, nothing, but nothing, should be able to move him off of his land. Taxing the family home is one of the most bone-headed moves ever undertaken by supposedly rational beings. Eliminate property tax!