Royce Eddington

Nothing to see here. Move along people.

Date: September 15, 2009

Sponsor Eddie Izzard!

Eddie Izzard has run 43 marathons in 51 days around the UK to raise money for charity. But this is not just any marathon set he is running. Oh no no no no no.

Eddie has run “27 miles a day, six days a week, over the past seven weeks, covering more than 1,110 miles of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland”.

Eddies Run

Eddie's Run

All to raise money for charity.

Fuuuuuckin A!

If you can, you can help sponsor the last bit of Eddie’s run by clicking here.

This is not only supremely badass of him to do, but he has already raised more than £43k in donations that were matched by an anonymous donor for a current total of £86k for charity. Every donation helps!

Check out that news article or follow him on his twitter page.

May I see your citrus permit, please?

I’ve always had my suspicions Texas sees the Rio Grande Valley as the ugly red headed step child of the family. It’s the little things. Like a federal checkpoint an hour away from the valley outside Falfurrias Texas. And mandatory USDA permits for taking fruit out of the valley area.

No, really!

These signs are everywhere in the valley, and this one was posted at a local Staples.

Citrus permit sign

Citrus permit sign

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If you are leaving the Rio Grande Valley and intend to take citrus fruit with you,or if you are shipping citrus fruit out of the Rio Grande Valley, you must obtain a USDA permit.

There is no charge for the permit.

Call or come by for instructions on how to obtain a permit.

USDA – APHIS – PPQ
4909 East Grimes Ste 103
Harlingen TX
956 421 4041

USDA – APHIS – PPQ
Federal Building
320 N. Main Street Room 119
956 686 3631

Texas Department of Agriculture
900-B East Exp 83
San Juan Texas 78589
956 787 8866

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