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in liberty •  5 days ago

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The house on one side of me has been vacant for years. It is in bad shape, and has probably been deteriorating since being vacant. It was for sale for a couple of years, but didn't get much attention.

I guess the owner has finally decided to fix it up a little so it will sell.

But, this has created a problem.

The person working on the house-- and I don't know if it is the owner or a hired man-- parked in our yard. Repeatedly. The house is almost against the property line, less than 10 feet from it, and he kept parking beside the house on my property.

Probably, I wouldn't have made much of an issue, but he also made a big pile of trash (boxes, plastic wrap, foam wrap, etc.) behind the house, and this is a windy area, and his trash keeps blowing into my yard (and all over the neighborhood). This actually made me more angry than the parking situation.

I've not had good experiences asking people to not drive through my yard in the past, so I just put up a "no trespassing" sign right where the guy kept parking. I also wrote a note asking him to "please stop parking in my yard" and to pick up his trash.

Yes, I need a fence. If I could afford one, and could afford the survey to see exactly where to put one.

Anyway, he didn't show up for a few days, but when he came back, he parked in his own driveway and picked up (most of) his trash. We shall see how this goes now.

And then I have the thrill of possibly getting a new neighbor, if the house sells. I'm hoping for a certain type of new neighbor.

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Good thing it turned out well.

I wonder, if some people behave like this on purpose or are they just oblivious about how their actions might affect the people around them.

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I suspect most people simply don't think.

great topic again

Is that made of ice-cream sticks because it looks so precise @dullhawk

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I copied the pic from the Lowe's hardware site. I certainly couldn't build one that even. LOL

Ohh such a sad news no topic today 😞

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You were just an hour early. ;)

There are people who do not know the saying "your freedom ends when the freedom of others begins"

Where have you been all this long any news?