Handmade signs in East Dallas are making us giggle like Anderson Cooper.

Help this first-time car buyer pay his loan!

An innovative Hollywood Heights youth wants to earn money to pay for his first car (if it’s the one in the driveway, it is a sweet pale-yellow ’65 Ford Mustang). He’s prepared to mow lawns, till gardens and rake leaves. I hope someone has told this kid about Craigslist. For now, hopefully this will garner him a gig or two. Thanks to reader B.A. Norrgard for sending it in.

Missing Coyote: have you seen "Sparkles"?

Second, an unconventional coyote hunter has posted “Missing Coyote” signs around the neighborhood, I suppose in an effort to warn residents about the animals’ (“Sparkles”) hunger for cats and small dogs. The sign encourages anyone who has seen a coyote to call our city council representative or 3-1-1.  Thanks to White Rock Running Co-op co-member Matthew Williams for telling me about these.

By the way, he says that there were dozens of these posted around the neighborhood, but I could only find one, on a busy stretch of Abrams, so chances are, someone has removed most of them.


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