Category: My Crazy Neighborhood

My kids are terrified to live here and it’s getting worse

This morning I noticed some cars sorta casing our neighborhood. This always makes me nervous because there have been so many shootings around here and we were involved in one of them. Upon closer observation, they were unmarked cars but had city plates. I was thinking it was code enforcement… Read more »

We had a break-in last night

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I was getting ready to load the car up and take the exhaust to get repaired this morning when I notice that someone had broken into our car…again. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time it’s happened and I doubt it will be the last. You’d think the obvious security cameras… Read more »

Woke to gunshots

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I managed to fall asleep last night but awoke to gunshots outside. Assuming I woke up after the first shot, there was a a series of roughly ten or eleven that followed. I’m not sure how close they were to our house but they sounded too close for comfort. Thankfully,… Read more »

It sounds like a war zone outside our house

As I figured, there would be no sleep happening tonight. Where we live, people begin celebrating the fourth of July early, and carry on doing so a day or two beyond the fourth.  It sounds like war zone at night, and into the wee hours of the morning.  I wouldn’t… Read more »

So this happened last night and it was scary

Last night while I was trying to get Elliott to sleep, we were startled by flashing lights and people screaming. It was roughly 3 am and I hopped up to see what it was.  All I could see from the first floor was flashlights, maybe thirty feet from my window. … Read more »

It’s not been a good day in our neighborhood 

The boys are spending the day with their Grandparents. It’s not been a good day in our neighborhood and I’m glad the kids are able to get away and enjoy the weather in a safe place.  I’m reminded of just how badly we need to move but can’t… 😕 It’s… Read more »

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