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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Hello there, neighbor

I have a huge ass zit on my chin; it's been incubating for about 36 hours. I tried to curb its growth, without much success. I imagine it would be difficult to hold a conversation with me right now without staring straight at it. It's almost its own person.

Speaking of neighbors, we had a "pond" meeting Tuesday night. My house sits on the end of a retaining pond and occasionally all the homeowners who line the pond get together to discuss pond issues. Our meeting was relatively productive: we agreed to pay for a professional pond "assessment," we decided on a method for dealing with the muskrats, and we agreed on an amount for dues.

I was admittedly a little stunned, however. I knew I was sort of "out of the loop" when it came to neighborhood issues, but every single one of the other attendees (including brand new homeowners, a young couple) was aware of a whole world out there by the pond that I was not. I had no idea we had muskrats. We also newly have moles and grubs. Coyotes have been spotted lately. 2 wild geese have made a home on the other side of the pond. They lived there last year and have become quite aggressive; they barely flee when chased with a broom. Someone has shaken their eggs this year due to the belief that if the eggs don't hatch, the parent geese will not return next season. Lately, a hawk has been swooping down to terrorize unsuspecting prey.

Here I was thinking I'd done a good job spending more time out on my back deck, admiring my surroundings. Little did I know all the drama that was unfolding out there. I'll have to try to pay more attention.


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