Tag Archives: nosy neighbors

You Look Tired…Are You Tired?

Yes, I’m tired of you saying, I look tired. She’s my neighbor on 12 I’m very nice to…leave notes, that seasonal bouquet, and in return, I’m examined like a Chevy that any minute will get her tires kicked. I almost … Continue reading

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When Things Are Not What They Seem

My neighbor in 7C stopped me in the lobby to say, “So who is he?” “Excuse me?”  I couldn’t imagine who or what she was talking about.  She’s a woman I helped once and hardly know, but thinks we’re pals. … Continue reading

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Baby Makes Three

On the heels of my essay, All Shook Up… https://athingirl.com/2013/11/13/im-all-shook-up/ about my very pregnant upstairs neighbor… that very night there was a shy knock on the door. “Who is it?” No answer. This is New York so I never answer … Continue reading

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A Change In Programming

It was very strange not posting Saturday and Sunday. I felt like a mother whose kid had a sleepover for the first time. She was happy for 20 minutes before thinking, shit, now what do I do? How odd not … Continue reading

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It’s Just The Kinda Girl I Am

It was pouring yesterday morning when I woke up. I had worked the day before leaving much too early to be able to run so I really needed some exercise. Rather than running clothes, I donned my ripped jeans, gray … Continue reading

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Staying In Your Day

Isak Dinesen once said, ‘God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.’ She also said ‘I don’t believe in evil, I believe only in horror,’ but that’s another post. What … Continue reading

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