There are a number of you in town this week for the world’s largest Independence Day rodeo, and we welcome you and your spending money. Potterville is the place to be for PRCA action this week!
But, please: if you stop a local to ask for directions, try to listen to us and answer our questions so that we can help you find your way around. Some urban planning genius back in the ninteenth century decided that it was a terrific idea to name our avenues (the North-South axes) and streets (the East-West axes) by the same damn numbers, so when we ask you which “twentieth” you want, don’t scream at us “Twentieth! The road!” as though we’re daft. And when we point out that the name of the place you’re looking for is associated with a geographical formation on the other side of town (such as, for example, “Two Rivers,” which usually refers to the southwest edge of town, don’t insist that you’re on the right side of town just because “we were there last night!!!”
After all: I’m not the one who doesn’t know where she’s going. I drove right past the place you were looking for, and as I suspected, you were on the wrong side of town, about 7 miles northwest of where you wanted to be.
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