|Ribbon Cutting at Barnard Street Duck Pond Park|
Perhaps forgotten in all the construction work done by the City of Brownsville, orchestrated by the Brownsville Beautification Committee, are the ducks and other creatures known to populate the area.
That is the subject of a Letter to the Editor of the Brownsville Herald from Irma Barrientes Sherman. Mrs. Sherman feels that the "numerous animals making there home there" are now leaving the resaca in search of a more favorable habitat.
Sherman states: "As I was driving by the area one recent morning, I noticed a few ducks wandering aimlessly along the streets. It seems as though the ducks were looking for a safe place to sit and rest."
We make no claim of understanding duck psyche, but, nevertheless, find that Mrs. Sherman provides a different perspective. Obviously, Joe Lee Rubio and the beautification committee did a lot of fine work at the resaca. Hopefully, the ducks will adjust.
Mrs. Sherman ends her letter with a suggestion that the city "prioritize their projects" with more focus on the multitudes of pot holes in the city or, as she states, "get one's ducks in a row."