Neighbors: A Sad Story and a Happy One

Last Update: February 02, 2021

I've been very distracted by a situation a family of our near neighbors are in. I'll just say that their arguments have escalated to really bad, and we can't help but be aware of a lot of it. We see police cars and ambulances sometimes.

On the other hand, today my husband was outside chatting with a couple who were on the street above our backyard. I couldn't see them so I went out to see who it was. They immediately said hello, very warmly, but the light was behind them and I had no idea who they were until they told me their names. They live a few blocks away and we have had several potlucks with them. Due to the coronavirus, I don't walk that way so it has been a long time since we had the pleasure of connecting. So we had a nice catching up visit today.

The difficult situation has cut down on my work, but now I'm determined to get back into a lot more blogging. Happily, our home office doesn't get the sounds I want to avoid.

Ah, life!

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Debbi26 Premium
Neighbors CAN be distracting. I have to tell Eugene to quiet down all the time!!!! LOL!!!! <just kidding of course> I have one that loves what I call "head bangin'" music. It DOES make my head bang with a headache. Fortunately it's not that often. Neighbors ARE important and they're the luck of the draw.

~Debbi
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JillAlexaVA Premium
Hi Rosans,
It is not easy to work when you are aware of the unhappiness and strife around you. Try to block out the negativity.
This is a difficult time for families who are not happy to begin with.
It's so good to hear you will be blogging more.
Enjoy.
All the best
Jill
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JeffreyBrown Premium
Wow, Rosana! Very interesting, indeed!

Jeff
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drjec Premium
Good neighbors really make like pleasant. My wife and I have been very fortunate over the years. The very worst neighbors we had basically ignored us most of the time.
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RogerMackley Premium
Our neighborhood has difficulties also, Candace is a cancer, so when the time is right, we go out and howl at the Moon, I can howl much louder than her, but I like to make a spectacle of myself.
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