: We won lots and lots of mousies, because even though
: your mom didn't bet any mousies, you did. Didn't you,
: Charmer Joy? Well? Didn't you? And another thing.
: Sixty-six degrees is warm here. When the mercury hits
: 66, mom starts thinking about turning off the heat.
: Isn't that funny? Tee, hee, hee. Warm is relative, I
: suppose. 'Bout time New Orleans started getting
: Northern ideas about statues. I'll bet, pretty soon,
: New Orleanean furs will start to meow with Yankee
: accents. And then the Confederate flags might come
: down, too.
: Callie Marie McChew-La
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: and that was in the house! So Mom turned the furnace
: back on. Crazy, huh?
: Did you watch the horsies race yesterday? Mom's family
: always watches and Mom always picks the horsie she
: wants to win by the name.
: Well, yesterday she picked Always Dreaming to win and
: then she picked Lookin for Lee (because it made her
: think of the statues they're taking down in New
: Orleans) and then she picked Battle of Midway (because
: it was 75 years ago).
: For the first time ever Mom picked what's called the
: Trifecta. If she'd had a bet down, she would have won
: over $8000!!
: No winnings, but it sure was fun to think about.