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mow jo

Posted on 2007.05.08 at 17:43
I have these two vacant city lots.  I formed a non-profit to buy them and try to turn them into "community wilderness parks".  I had big dreams - stuck in Rockford as I was.  But the City and the County didn't work with me, and volunteers and funds didn't happen.  I was too sick to do all this myself - but I tried.  Then I let the non-profit go defunct, and now no one knows who owns these lots.

Recently, I had that old itch to go out there and garden - to mow down that garlic mustard if only to save our own property from invasion.  But I have a hell of a lot of other things to deal with, including our own property.

So imagine how good I felt when I saw two guys out there mowing the lot next-door.  Two white guys - very odd.  Were they on a crusade to improve the neighbourhood?  Well, I figured I'd go out and interview them and see if they wanted the lots.  I also had to make sure they wouldn't mow down any of my planted trees. 

They were actually mowing the lot by mistake - for a landlord across the way.  So they were interested, but they stopped, and said they had wasted time and had to get to other properties.  I asked them to give their landlord my number.  (As long as he wasn't the CRAZY CHRISTIAN LANDLORD I used to post about.  I really don't want these lots falling into the hands of evil).

They said I was in the middle of "Crack-Town".

Now I feel like mowing the rest.

Comments:


★  Ashlee ★
umbreons_shadow at 2007-05-09 00:44 (UTC) (Lien)
OMFG. A crazy Christian landlord. RUN!!
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madman101 at 2007-05-09 02:38 (UTC) (Lien)
oh boy - he was nuts

you should have seen the posts about him!
★  Ashlee ★
umbreons_shadow at 2007-05-09 05:43 (UTC) (Lien)
Got any links? :P
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madman101 at 2007-05-09 05:48 (UTC) (Lien)
hold on - i'll see...
★  Ashlee ★
umbreons_shadow at 2007-05-09 06:11 (UTC) (Lien)
I'm finding it amusing, thank you. ;]
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madman101 at 2007-05-09 05:57 (UTC) (Lien)
there's better posts around that time - but that's what i found under "crazy christian landlord"

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musikfurcats at 2007-05-09 02:46 (UTC) (Lien)
that is so nice about trying to help the community =]
I hope the crazy christian landlord doesn't ruin things with the lots.
I hope the lot project works out!
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madman101 at 2007-05-09 03:03 (UTC) (Lien)
thanks erin!

looking back - yes it was nice - and really - i can't help being that way - i get mad when people try to stop me from being nice like that

but it didn't work so now i just want to find a good home for them

thanks - i liked this comment
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