Am I the crazy neighbor?
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|Thu, 11-01-2012 - 3:41pm|
Does it seem like I am the crazy one?
Y'all might remember 6 months ago, I had a yelling fight, in the front yard with my one neighbor, because they insisted on continuing to park their huge RV, in the cul-de-sac, right in front of our house (not their house, to block the view, but our house)....so after 6 months of taking their 3 dogs back to their house (because they let them out, to wander the neighborhood & crap on all of our yards) & then the RV...I was fed up & got into a yelling fight, when she confronted me about "why did I care where their RV was parked".......anyways that was 6 months ago, RV hasn't been parked their, but dogs still wander & her & I coexist, but don't talk.
I guess, since that time? My next door neighbor (who I 'thought' I was friends with) hasn't liked me, because the neighbor I got into fight with, is his friend (but I didn't think he would pick sides)? Next door neighbor has 8 cars, he parks all out into the street......it looks like a junk yard, but as long as they aren't in front of our house or hindering us, I never say anything. All his cars have been there for last year & half. well, lately, in last month, he started parking a car, in front of our house, blocking access for us to get into our mailbox. (mind you, he only does it, on the weekends, but we get mail on Sat. and he's done it consitently for last 3 weekends. Last weekend, I tried knocking on his door, to ask him (in person) to please not park his car there. (plus that was the ONLY request we had, when they 1st moved in, to not park & block our mailbox). He didn't hear knock, so I just left a nice note on his truck, "that I tried asking him in person, to not park here, but he didn't hear the door, and I couldn't put a letter in my mailbox, because he was parked there......so, if he didn't park there anymore, I would appreciate it."
Well, next door neighbor got ALL PISSED OFF FROM NOTE!! When hubby told me, I went over to try to talk to him and apolize if I offended him.....when I started talking, he quickly 'shot me down', pointed his finger at me and basically said "how dare I leave him a note, when he only parked there one time." When I got defensive and told him, he's been parking there more and more. And all the other times he parked there, I haven't said anything. He quickly argued back defending himself. And I am embarrassed now (again) by another confrontation with another neighbor, so I quickly told him "fine, park wherever you want" and left as he is continuing to yell at me, as I walked away.
okay, the 1st confrontation, I agree, I was fed up & my frustrations came out....but the 2nd one, I had no clue I would upset my other neighbor so much?! was it so wrong of me to ask next door neighbor (with all his cars) to not block our mailbox? (I never say his house looks like a junkyard with all his cars out front)
from now on, I think I will just stay inside the house and just not say anything.....PS, I never call cops or HOA on parking issues, because I don't want to take it that far.