by Joe

Never A Dull Moment

August 24, 2012 in The Neighborhood by Joe

I don’t know what it is but I feel that we’ve cursed the neighborhood when we moved in. It seems that when we move in to a new area weird things start happening, I swear!

When we moved in to our previous house, the power in the whole neighborhood went out 7 times in 3 months. Everyone said that’s never happened…until we moved in :)

That really doesn’t compare to what’s been going on around here though. First our neighbors house collapses. Then yesterday a house six doors down starts on fire. I’m kind of afraid to ask whats next?

House Fire


by Joe

Don’t Neglect Your House

July 19, 2012 in The Neighborhood by Joe

I’ve been trying to get my studio back up and running so I can get back to work and get the money rolling back in. Sunday afternoon Barry and I ran to Home Depot for a couple of odds and ends that I needed before I could fire up the torch again.

On our way home, when we rounded the corner to our street we were met with police and fire trucks everywhere. All I could think was “Oh crap, now what!” The streets are narrow and jam-packed with vehicles, police cars, and 4 fire trucks so we couldn’t even get close to our house. We got out and started walking to see what was going on.

I never in my wildest imagination thought I’d see what I did when we got to the problem.  The house in the photos is directly across the street from us.

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