I’m hoping that our next door neighbors, the ones that have been renovating their house for a year and a half since they bought it and still haven’t moved in will just sell their house when they’re finally done renovating. I really don’t want them to be our neighbors.
Why … well … lets just say if they were giving out awards for personality our neighbor wouldn’t even come close to winning one of those trophies or a trophy of any kind. In fact I’m starting to think he’s a sociopath!
On August 21st we had a huge whirlwind storm come through our area of Toronto (East York) … it only lasted about 10 minutes but 44 mm of rain fell in that time period and several trees fell into houses and blocked streets.
We actually had a huge tree branch fall on our house and onto our front yard and car .. the car that my husband had just driven into our driveway with during the storm! I was in the front porch hoping my husband wouldn’t arrive during the storm and wouldn’t you know it … there he was turning into the driveway just as the storm really started to rage with water spraying everywhere. My husband said he felt like he was inside a carwash.
Then, just as I was about to run out and help him bring in the groceries I heard a loud bang on the roof of our enclosed porch and then branches all over the yard and our car. My husband was luckily still inside the car.
The big branch could have hit either me as I ran out of the house or my husband if he’d stepped out of the car. It’s all in the timing!
We later estimated that the branch weighed more than 500 pounds! I have lots of pictures – I should post some.
Anyway back to our neighbor who shares our driveway and could have parked his own car there when our car wasn’t in the drive … he came out of his house about five times but he never once said a word to us as we assessed the damage to our car, evestroughs and talked to many other neighbors. Odd huh … I mean it could just have easily have been his car!
God I hope they don’t move in!