Good Neighbors are a True Treasure

Growing up in the Washington D.C. suburbs, in a planned community of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ style homes, one facet I took for granted,was having neighbors watch out for you.

As a teenager, I sometimes found the neighbors a tad annoying because they seemed to report my comings and goings to my folks when it didn’t serve what I thought was my best interest.

Remember, I was just a kid. I am lucky they were concerned.

I won’t ever forget when my folks went to Germany for a vacation and I was busted for bringing a few of my friends over to the house. I was 13 or 14 and it was a fairly harmless get to...

 

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