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Re: lousy neighbors

Nah he's just ignorant lazy useless belligerent white trash squatting in
his granddad's old house. He sleazed in there before the old boy was
even cold. Two legged cockroach for real. One day he'll go. It's on my
prayer list.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan
Sent: 5/11/2004 11:37:04 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?

> Sue, welcome aboard!  
> I think we've all had a brush with "difficult neighbors."  One of ours
> threatened to shoot a neighbor's 3 pound dog for running through the corner
> of his lot, and Pam had a real gem living by her in Texas.  Pam, was he a
> left over from the drug house days?  In any case, most of us just try and
> get along with one another unless there is no way to do so.  I think you
> made a wise decision vacating the area in your situation.  
> We're basically a "quiet" group with the occasional dry/odd sense of humor.
> I can't think of a more wonderful group of folks to chat with!  
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of SueNY
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 11:25 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?
> Oh do I know about nutty neighbors! We had to move in March because of one.
> She lived below us and started harassing us like you would not believe!
> Anytime she heard us moving around she'd bang on her ceiling. She'd
> blast-and
> I mean blast..our stuff would be shaking-her stereo and TV from 8am to 1am
> several times a week! She kept trying to convince me my boyfriend was
> sleeping
> with a bunch of other women in the complex and that I should dump him. Then
> one day I dropped my keys and she called the police! She did it again once
> when I dropped some groceries I was putting away. She verbally abused anyone
> that came to the front door of the building for us...the mailman, UPS, even
> the poor paperboy, who quit because of her. I had to stop ordering garden
> stuff through the mail cause I didn't want the poor mail guys to get
> attacked!
> She'd come out in the hall and scream and scream at me, she even lunged at
> me
> a few times. I became so afraid of her I was virtually a prisoner in the
> apartment. I wouldn't go out alone. Then she started physically threatening
> us. One day when I was in the apartment minding my own business she started
> screaming up to me that if she as so much as heard the floor creak she was
> going to hurt me. I was so scared I called 911. Luckily our landlord agreed
> she was a problem and moved us to another unit at the other end of the
> complex. They want to evict her but since her unit is owned by a different
> landlord (we live in a co-op-some people live in the apartments they bought,
> others rent them out and act as landlords) they can't. Her landlord wants
> her
> out but she is suing them for some reason so they are in a tough spot.
> Everyone in the building she's in has moved out because of her! Sad how some
> people just have to make others miserable to be happy. She's a real nut. She
> thinks she's wonderful and smart and everyone else is an idiot and "beneath
> her." Ugh! So yeah, I can understand what it's like to have a "difficult"
> neighbor. To bring things back on topic, she was a lousy gardener...she had
> two window boxes and everything she put in them died...LOL
> Sue
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
>   To: gardenchat@hort.net
>   Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 5:24 PM
>   Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?
>   Thanks, Sue.  I am quite aware of bamboo's invasive qualities, but there
> is
>   no danger of damage - just major annoyance.  The bamboo in question is at
> the
>   bottom of the garden along the property line.  We are on a pretty steep
> incline
>   with many rocky outcroppings between the house and the bamboo.  The
> neighbor
>   is a difficult one, and may have planted the bamboo where she did because
> we
>   would not let her put a deer fence across the middle of the small pond we
>   share.  She's  a real nut about a lot of things, but we will cope.
>   Thanks for your concern, and everyone else's too.
>   Auralie
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