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May 19, 2013
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Carson Perspective: Nary a drop to drink unless supervisors go to well now

Because life works backward, particularly when you look at it askance, this year’s fashioning of next year’s Carson City budget is a bit like lines from an epic poem. Think “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and its most famed couplet: “Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink.” Actually, let’s expand that to include the preceding couplet and that entire four-line stanza: “Water, water every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water every where, Nor any drop to drink.” Monday morning bright and early (that’s 8:30 a.m. for night owls), the Carson …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 30, 2013 12:35PM Published May 19, 2013 01:07AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.