The elemental stones (gorintõ) surrounding the centre stone are Buddhist grave markers dating from the Muromachi period (1336 to 1573).
The centre stone is a Shintõ God (kami) stone which has the name of the district’s God on it. The God’s name is Dõsojin.
BTW - The Onion is FAKE News Peeps
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FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDA — Deputies arrested a 40-year-old man Thursday evening after a brief standoff at his Apache Street home.
Lon Allen Groves has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery, kidnap and firing weapon while under the influence.
According to an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s press release, Groves and his wife were arguing over which granddaughter was her favorite when the intoxicated man pushed her to the ground and put a gun to her head.
The woman’s son, according to Groves arrest report, walked in and saw Groves holding a 9 mm pistol to his mother’s head. He grabbed his younger sibling, and called 911 once they were safely outside of the home.
The woman said Groves held her against her will for a short period of time.
After deputies arrived, Groves walked out carrying an AR-15, semi-automatic rifle, the loaded pistol and a second magazine.
The deputies had a short stand-off with Groves before he put down the guns and was arrested.
Hiratsuka Hachiman shrine during the 61st Shõnan Hiratsuka Tanabata matsuri.
In keeping with my ‘Florida - WTF’ theme for this month I present to you crazy. My snark is in bold.
/added bonus, there is a little bit of Georgia in here. Which surprises exactly no one.
11:19 PM, Jul 13, 2011
MACCLENNY, (FLORIDA!!!) — Miranda Wilkerson will turn 4 in a couple of days, but right now her mother’s family doesn’t know if it will be there to wish her a happy birthday in person.
This month, a judge awarded custody to Miranda’s father. (The Florida judge oddly remains un-named. You know, because he shouldn’t be held accountable for his life altering decisions.)
Miranda’s mother, Trista Crews Coleman, was killed in a car wreck one month after Miranda was born. “She’s been with me since she drew breath,” said Rita Manning, Crews Coleman’s mom and Miranda’s grandmother.
Manning said the legal mess began in 1997 when Crews Coleman was 14 and met Donald Coleman, 38. “Next thing I know, I’ve got a grandchild on the way.”
When Coleman and the teen married in May 1997, Manning signed off on it because of the baby on the way. “I signed for them to get married for that reason only.” (Note to this elderly Florida resident: When a 38 year old man gets your 14 year old daughter pregnant, you don’t ‘sign off’ allowing them to marry, you call the effing police, or if the pedo turns out to be a cop [see: Drew Peterson] then you move out of whatever state you are in that thinks this type of thing is normal.)
But Coleman was arrested, and court records show he pleaded guilty to a sex crime involving a child under 16. He got probation and had to register as a sex offender. (Don’t go crazy with the punishment for pedos there Florida.) The Colemans had three children together, but in 2005 Manning said her daughter left him.
“She couldn’t afford a divorce (because) she was supporting three kids on their own,” she said. (Been there - even with police evidence, my divorce cost over $30,000 and took over 3 years. What state? Georgia.)
Two months before Crews Coleman died, her husband filed for divorce; the petition noted that she was pregnant with another man’s child.
According to her family, after Crews Coleman died, Coleman pushed for custody of Miranda when Manning tried to adopt her.
“Even though they were divorcing, even though he knows she was pregnant by another man, he still had to be notified,” she said.
After months in court, Manning said a Baker County judge decided July 1 to give Coleman custody. “Does Miranda know what’s going on?” said Manning. “Yes, I’ve told her; she gets hysterical.”
Coleman, now a registered sex offender with a history of domestic violence and aggravated assault (Bet he’s a great Dad! Florida Judge must think so too!), is able to get custody of Miranda because he was still married to Crews Coleman at the time of Miranda’s birth and is considered the legal father. (Well, Florida Judge COULD have legally intervened as is his job, but he CHOSE not to see the child as a human being. Because, you know, being a child sex offender with a history of violence shouldn’t negate the fact the child is PROPERTY in the eyes of Florida Judge I-have-my-head-up-my-ass.)
“Her whole world is here (so) how could a judge do that?” said Manning. (Because the judge didn’t care to look at the facts of the case. He’s busy and you are poor and unimportant. Now he’ll make excuses instead of facing his major fuck up.)
At Coleman’s Georgia home, a woman answered the door and said Coleman wasn’t there. (And here I must digress - WOW, there are a shit-ton of child sex offenders in Georgia, and only Georgia and farking Florida would give this guy custody.)
“I have a feeling why you are here,” she said. “I’m not gonna say the word and get custody of a 4-year-old.” (Oh, and there she is. The lovely lady sidekick who helps her pedo-man get his victim. Anything to keep him happy!)
When asked why Coleman wanted Miranda, she did not respond. (Uh, let’s see, why would a pedophile want alone time with another man’s child… gosh, I wonder… ) Coleman’s attorney declined to comment, saying adoption cases are private. (Ever try to imagine what kind of person would work for a pedophile to help him have power and authority over an underage child? Anyone surprised it would be a lawyer?)
Manning is not giving up. She tells Miranda, ”Nana is doing everything she can so you don’t got to leave me..and I won’t let go.” (Sorry Nana. You are poor and powerless. That means no justice for you. You can go to your grave regretting and grieving as little Miranda grows up to suffer the consequences of being molested - horror, trauma, drug/alcohol abuse, promiscuity, and suicide. Way to go Florida judge and all the citizens who pay his salary!)
Miranda’s biological father told us he has hired an attorney to try and get Miranda out of the sex offender’s home.
… and where are the other children?
First Coast News
The Hamaori matsuri, Chigasaki, Kanagawa prefecture 2011.
WPBF.com Related To Story Police: Man Wanted To ‘Borrow’ Healthy Kid For DCF Visit POSTED: 6:48 pm EDT July 5, 2011 UPDATED: 11:40 am EDT July 6, 2011 Investigators are saying an unusual request led them to make two arrests in a child-abuse case. Detectives in Okeechobee County said Dionicio Rodriguez wanted to “borrow” a healthy child for an upcoming visit by DCF officials. They said the 2-year-old boy living with Rodriguez had fractured ribs and a broken leg. The boy’s mother, Carla Camargo, also was arrested. The boy is currently in the hospital. Camargo has another child, who is now in state custody. Copyright 2011 by WPBF.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more: http://www.wpbf.com/news/28455294/detail.html#ixzz1RYHqggCY
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Police: Boy Catches Grandpa Naked On Bed With Dog
Suspect Accused Of Trying To Have Sex With Pet
POSTED: 6:45 pm EDT June 27, 2011UPDATED: 10:54 pm EDT June 27, 2011
A Florida man admitted he knew it was wrong to try to have sex with the family dog, according to a report.
Eugene Hickman, 54, faces a felony charge of animal cruelty, NWFDailyNews.com reported.
Hickman’s grandson saw him naked on top of the 3-year-old female bulldog in the bedroom, according to the NWFDailyNews report.
The suspect, of DeFuniak Springs, in Walton County, didn’t deny that it happened, adding that he knew he shouldn’t have done it and that he won’t do it again, the NWFDailyNews.com report said.
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