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Monday, December 6, 2010

Crossing guard

I don't know if they're still called that, but this wonderful lady is what I'd call a crossing guard. She makes sure that drivers let school children and their parents get across the busy street safely.

She always has a smile, in all kinds of weather. She stays warm by sitting in her car when she's not escorting pedestrians. We wave at each other just about every day as I head off to work. It's always nice to see a familiar face.


  1. Do they still have safety guards or patrols? I remember being one in 6th grade and helping with crossing guard duties.

  2. They call them lollipop women.

    Here in New Zealand, the lollipop hangs on a stand, and the students swing them.

  3. I don't ever see children helping. Someone probably thinks it is too dangerous.

    Lollipop women - how awesome is that?


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