Since I wrote A pair of months in the past about visiting Mound Cemetery in Racine for The primary time, I’ve gone again typically for my Daily stroll. It’s quiet, peaceable (no, not lifeless). There’s little visitors, an ample scattering of shade timber which I welcome on scorching sunny days and Pretty a Little bit of paths one can stroll.
Ah, however there are flaws. Nothing extreme, however flaws.
A few areas of the roads in Mound Cemetery are in — oh, I can’t wait to say this — grave situation.
That’s understandable. Cemetery roads Do not rank extreme amongst priorities Inside The metropolis’s annual price range. Racine’s mayor And customary Council have extra important issues To imagine about. Similar to salaries, worker pension funds, buy of emergency automobiles, garbage decide-up and disposal and, Really, golf packages. Regardless of how a lot they enhance the lease for Tex Reynolds Toys for Tots, there isn’t enough for cemetery roads.
So it ought to behoove us To Search out completely diffelease methods to fund Mound Cemetery road enhancement.
I even have been contemplating establishing a fund referred to as Money for Mound.
But the place To start out? We will’t ask the residents of Mound Cemetery to contrihowevere. As people typically say, “You will Have The power to’t take it with you.”
For openers, Mayor Cory Mason ought to write a letter to Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., who holds a extreme authorities place in Washington, D.C. I’ve already saved the mayor work by Scripting this letter for him: