Audrey Eastman, above, stamps a red heart over a newly filled pothole in front of her home in the 2800 block of Guilford Ave. Mrs. Eastman was the first person to participate in the city’s new program to turn filling a pothole into an act of love. The $10 road repair was a valentine to Mrs. Eastman’s husband, Donald. (Ellis J. Malashuk, Baltimore Sun photo, 1983)
Well, they can’t all be winners.
Mayor Schaefer’s pothole-valentine program may not rank among his top 10,000 best ideas for improving civic life.
Greatest city in America
There have been a lot of written Baltimore-you’re-tugging-at-my-heartstrings pieces passed along in the past few days. Here’s a roundup of the ones that have caught our eyes, including those not-quite-thinkpieces-but-reflect-on-Baltimore-pieces. Feel free let us know if you see any others.
To read. Except for the one that regrets how few kids get detained because wha?