Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Neighborhood Watch

I took some time tonight to watch my neighborhood. Neighborhood watches are one of the most effective security measures used in urban and suburban areas. I don't know about rural areas; occasional cow mischief I would imagine. I was not watching the neighborhood for security purposes. I was just being nosy.

It was a gray night, the sky being illuminated by city lights ping-ponging between the clouds and the snow. There was little wind. Nobody was outside. Nobody walking home from the Seven Eleven toting a twelver of Busch Light under their arm. No cars drove by. No snow plows, either. It was quiet.

All of a sudden, a light went on in the bedroom window of my neighbor's house across the street to the left. After about a minute, the light turned off. My neighbor probably went to the bedroom to change his pants. I'm guessing he spilled some sauce.

I continued to watch for about a half hour. Nothing else happened. I felt lucky to have seen the light. Thank goodness for the sauce.

17 comments:

emilio estevez said...

Feel free to drop by my place sometime - the street is a little busier and you're welcome to watch whatever you like.

Anonymous said...

Is there a writers strike at Leper Pop too?

Anonymous said...

I heard Leper House burnt down.

Anonymous said...

I heard Leper House burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp.

Anonymous said...

No, that's not right. It was swept away by one of the tornados. I think it's in Kansas now.

Anonymous said...

that was the fourth leper house that got swept away to kansas.

the third one burned down, fell over and sand into the swamp.

Anonymous said...

Ahhhh, thanks for the clarification, but what happened to LH1 and LH2?

Anonymous said...

everyone said I was daft to build leper house on a swamp, but I built in all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. so I built a second one. that sank into the swamp.

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to hear... where will Leper House 5 be built? My money is on desert, after 3 in the swamp and 1 on the hill where it was swept away by a tornado.

Anonymous said...

That's pretty sad. Because there are finally some cool Leper Pop tshirts up at the schlock joint...

Anonymous said...

Oh, don't be sad. I'm sure they'll rebuild, better, faster, stronger. And for less than $6 million dollars.

Anonymous said...

The New Leper House. It's YuKuRific.

Anonymous said...

Leper House is just waiting for that woman with the huge ... tracts of land.

Me, I want the girl that I marry to have that certain special something ...

like enjoying a nice evening of neighborhood watch.

Moist Rub said...

My apologies to everyone.

It was actually my neighbor's house across the street to the RIGHT, not the left.

Anonymous said...

That doesn't make you any less creepy, does it?

Anonymous said...

I think it does! "Left" makes it funny, "right" is creepy.

Got it? Left=funny, right=creepy. Got it!

neighbor man said...

Stop imagining me taking off my pants, you weirdo.