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Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:48 am

I know it’s not polite to eavesdrop on someone else’s conversation, but I overheard an exchange between a visitor and a year-round resident of our area that was so interesting that I have to share it. The conversation may infuriate most readers, but it offers an opinion I’ve heard from other residents and visitors.

I was sitting in a diner in Middle Township enjoying scrambled eggs with a couple of dashes of ketchup when I began to hear a conversation between two women probably in their late 60s seated behind me. I don’t know their names, so I will give them names for the sake of identifying who said what. Both appeared as if they had a bit of money. They left the diner in a late-model Lincoln SUV with a Pennsylvania license tag. The blonde woman I will call Joan and the redheaded woman, I’ll call Patty. It appeared Joan lives full time in our county and Patty was just concluding a week’s stay here. 

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