Friday, November 15, 2013

Of Course You Know, This Means War

France recommends that its citizens not visit the place where I grew up.  [Euclid High, class of '74] The nerve of them.

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs website said that Cleveland's city center is not dangerous by day, but "is not recommended at night." The site does recommend avoiding adjacent neighborhoods by day and by night, "in particular Cleveland Heights, Lakewood and Euclid." 

Cool it, Pierre.  My parents still live there.

[Actually, if you ever wonder why I seem to manifest the occasional "rough edge", there you go.]