The Crimefighter Who Took The Law–& A Pumpkin–Into His Own Hands

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 The Crimefighter Who Took The Law  & A Pumpkin  Into His Own Hands

First: In Albuquerque, N.M., a guy notices somebody kicked in his door, and ransacked his house. A witness points out the burglar, and the chase is on.  Even after getting a knife pulled on him, our dedicated do-gooder chases the bad guy for a mile, picks up a pumpkin, chucks it at him, connects (He shoots! He scores! -Ed.), and ‘subdues’ the suspect until the cops arrive. My favorite quote from the TV station that talked to him; “He fell down into the pumpkin, too. And he was spitting up pumpkin.”  Law enforcement points out it’s never safe, taking the law into… bla bla bla.

 The Crimefighter Who Took The Law  & A Pumpkin  Into His Own Hands

Next: My favorite singer in the world comes to Orange County on Saturday, and I can’t wait. Basia is a Polish Samba singer (!) who was way cool a couple of decades ago; then, pretty-much walked away from performing. Not completely, but almost. She’ll be performing at the Grove of Anaheim .  You should go. Her voice has done nothing but get better over the years.  I can’t imagine a better evening.  if you see me there, say howdy, and I’ll say “See?  I told you.”

 The Crimefighter Who Took The Law  & A Pumpkin  Into His Own Hands

Then: A car-guy friend of mine said “You never talk about Suzuki’s cars.” I told him, “Thanks for paying attention.”  I like Suzukis for a couple of reasons: you won’t see yourself coming and going on every street in the country; their build quality has really improved; they come with a 100K-mile warranty; and finally, one driven by a friend of mine, Sam Mitani of Road & Track magazine, just cracked 200 mph on the Utah Salt Flats. 200 mph! I gotta figure it wasn’t a standard engine. Suzuki’s new Kizashi offers a lot of bang for the buck. It stickers for about $22.5K out the door, with 180 hp, solid brakes, all the  power touches and a really nice sound system. Of course, my car-guy friend won’t see this post.

Finally: in answer to writer JB’s question… yes, Sibila is that sweet. And good. And smart. See?  I told you.

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