[StBernard] Courthouse blues
Westley at da-parish.com
Wed Mar 12 15:52:19 EDT 2008
DOE ANYBODY MAKE IT ALL THE THE WAY THRU JER OR DDK ESSAYS?????
> This is gross. I remember using the courthouse bathroom early on and
> this problem. I thought surely it would be fixed by now. Yuck.
> > -----------------------------------------------------
> > I despise un-cleanliness. (Unrelated to the storm), I've seen
> > filth streetwise (and I don't mean it's privy to an after-parade in St.
> > Bernard parish). The dirge extends throughout my memory when touring
> > Louisiana in general. Paper and garbage thrown from vehicles lace the
> > highways and byways, along the neighborhood streets and yes--it even
> > to some homes I've experienced --- unfortunately.
> > It's awful enough to confine it only to a household. However when trash
> > extends outside one's residence and migrates across the street to the
> > neighbor's property or outside one's car to the highway - this disturbs
> > I've traveled somewhat outside of the country, to Europe, Mexico,
> > and even applys to some decent states (and yes, Disneyworld). To have
> > experienced this degree of cleanliness in comparison, I'm highly
> > disappointed at adult's negligence or their negligence/lack of common
> > courtesy/decency in respect to the environment/earth. Most of these
> > I've seen won't reveal trash on the ground as everyone (including
> > and responsible agencies) must do his or her/its part in perfecting an
> > attitude toward cleanliness.
> > I don't wish to leave my place of birth as I don't subscribe to this
> > defeatist attitude of giving up when I might make the significant
> > in helping educate or make my small contribution in helping. Everyone
> > examine his/her conscience to determine if all has been done to keep our
> > world out of the colossal garbage bin of stench and refuse.
> > Cleanliness:
> > With that said, let me share a brief note toward the court house.
> > after the utilization of the bathroom facility--one of my very
> > practices is to do the basic afterward: wash my hands. It should be a
> > right in a government establishment.
> > However, I was deprived of this action. Upon finding no water in one
> > moved over to the second. Incredibly, it also was bone dry. **Yes, there
> > plenty of soap, but no water to make the action workable. Upon further
> > examination, (I feel uncomfortable using the tripe word: chagrin <G>), I
> > noticed pipes were missing under the sinks. Appalling? How about
> > as I was forced to wipe the liquid soap off my hands repeatedly until
> > totally rubbed to extinction.
> > I felt compelled to bring this to the attention to the "food court"
> > of the Clerk of Court's domain. The attendant claimed (whether a concern
> > him or not) as he shrugged his shoulder that there's nothing he could do
> > about it--nor knew if anything was in the works.
> > I was further confused. Imagine if I led a life-practice of
> > "whistle-blowing" --how there would be a field day explaining the state
> > board of health and other agencies that a beaucoup of possible germs,
> > viri/viruses and diseases could be spread from everyone to everyone by
> > neglect displayed at this site. To imagine people who use the facility
> > (including the food maker attendant) who are subjected to eat, bring
> > court, visit the clerk/accessor's offices, etc. is unconscionable.
> > The attendant says the parish government is responsible and I find it
> > to believe NO ONE has brought it to the attention of either the parish
> > the board of health in seeing that this issue is resolved successfully
> > soon.
> > I'll wait a short while to see if Craig or others in their duty can
> > the issue. It is needed and sickens me to have been placed in this
> > situation.
> > --now, I'll step off the soapbox and allow others to digest a disgust
> > the similar experience. Hopefully, though they do not depend upon
> > the bathrooms until what is indeed broken--is expedited to a complete
> > conclusion, satisfactorily by those who must experience using the
> > restrooms.
> > It's called cleanliness--even though responsibility is a huge part of
> > problem.
> > --jer--
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