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Category Archives: Neighbors

PRAYERS FOR (NIMBY) RAIN

A political personage pontificates: I don’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat – I can’t stand the way people are saying “Oh, what’s Pat Robertson gonna say when the hurricane hits the RNC in Tampa,” or “We prayed to God to make the hurricane turn away, and now it has,” or anything like that.  I […]

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A RECORD YEAR FOR RAINFALL

A desiquestion: Hi.  I live in a state that is undergoing a pretty serious and long term drought.  We are restricted to watering once a week, and either very early or very late.  All our yards are struggling except my next door neighbor, who runs his sprinkler every day for a good 15-20 minutes.  I […]

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WHAT A LOVELY BASKET

A curious cat calls out for killing with: So the post earlier today made me wonder…what would be the best possible new neighbor welcome present?  Homemade cookies?  A pie?  Liquor?  And what’s with the salt?? LISTEN: I was thinking about the very same thing.  What a good idea they had, even if it was dreadfully received.  Let’s […]

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NEW NAYBORES

A rebuffed reader reports: Last week we had some new neighbors move in across the street and a few houses down.  My husband and I put together a small basket, like we have for every new neighbor, consisting of a box cutter, a small bottle of glass cleaner, paper towels, a roll of toilet paper, […]

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