Category: Community

Community, Real Life, Reflections

Shut the Front Door

When the lovely neighbors put their house up for sale, I fretted about who might move in. Good neighbors are worth their weight in gold. Every time prospective buyers pulled up, I surreptitiously watched from my window. I even managed to casually meet some by happening to be outside. The woman who told me about …

Being a Woman, Community, Grace Under Pressure, Reflections

Yes, I Am That A–hole

I broke a cardinal rule. And I am sorry. This is my confession…This woman, whom I have not met before, lives across the alley and four houses down. What is the proper etiquette? Do I knock on her door and apologize again? Do I leave a note? Bake muffins?