So Wednesday was the Niagara County Historical Society’s turn on Dialog. They’re on once a month – the second Wednesday. The plan this month was for Melissa Dunlap to bring Barb and Nelson Collie with her to talk about the upcoming events in Olcott. But wires got crossed and with minutes to go before the show started, I said, “let’s wing it.”
So we did.
Melissa mentioned something going on at the History Center talking about “Hobo marks” or some such thing. I’ve always been amused by the word “hobo,” so I took it and ran with it. Why, for example, do we have homeless people here in Western New York when they could be living in Miami? As amused as I am by the word, “hobo,” however, I can’t seem to pronounce it. I accidentally said “homo” at one juncture. Yeah. So not what I meant.
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