Letters to the Editor, Aug. 18

Cartoon by Jim Meadows

Cartoon by Jim Meadows

Watch out for phony ‘guests’

Yesterday mid-afternoon, I was going to the Associated and saw two guys in my lobby. One could have been on a moving crew. The other wasn’t dressed as well as guys passed out on the street.

He did all the talking, asking me if I knew “Allie.”

I said to myself, “This guy better start doing better than that.”

Then my lovely 80+ neighbor came through the door and, entering a new scene, thought I was trying to help them, not get them out of the building.

She said, “Is Allie the first or last name?”

I laughed, Allie Sherman or Kirstie Alley? But “them guys” didn’t know which from which.

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