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i am a salad

Posted on 2007.05.22 at 16:38

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moonjaguar at 2007-05-23 01:46 (UTC) (Lien)
The backyard where I was living in RFD was a serious jungle. Nobody gave a rat's behind, the landlord was out-of-state absentee, had a management company running the place into the ground and the house was on the market so nobody gave a rat's ass how the house or yard looked. I'd think people would want to keep a house for sale looking as good as possible but silly me, I forgot I wasn't in Elgin anymore. Then when it was sold, the owners and their kids just went to town clearing the yard, digging up those sour-smelling Trees of Hell, uprooting the pest maples etc etc, emptying out the basement and scrubbing it down, blah blah.

I have no idea what the neighbors thought because the block I lived on was mostly warehouses and what few people lived on that stretch didn't notice. There was a number of empty houses there.

I dunno why the garlic mustard never took hold east of Harmony. Maybe the pollution or Epidemic Subdivision Syndrome made for poor habitat.
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madman101 at 2007-05-23 02:01 (UTC) (Lien)
wow - that sounds so totally typical! praise the family for fixing things up! i'm trying to keep this place in shpae for being sold too - but the way the city acts here in cracktown makes it not so easy to feel motivated about it

yes - you might be right - a whole swath of petrochemical lawns is the first defense for chicago, then all that concrete! those poor little chinese garlic mustards! they just can't cut the mustard when it comes to facing our overpowering megalopolises! empire rules!
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