FFL: Week 6 Recap
Still, that sort-of brush with fictional celebrity is about the extent of the appeal here. Don't get me wrong: We have trees and safe parks and decent schools. We aren't too far from the city and museums and big-league sports. But there's still too much traffic and noise here for a country boy, and the mortgage on a comfortable home costs a Shah's fortune, even out in the 'burbs.
I'm just like any other working sap: My kids need new jackets and shoes for the fall, my windows need replacing, my deck needs treating, my basement needs sealing, and I fight a never-ending battle against the cigarette butts in my lawn and all-hours noise pollution resulting from the Hell's Angels chapter my neighbor apparently has established across the street.
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