Sunday, July 01, 2018

Apartment Life #34

This is a new weekly blog post that I'm calling Apartment Hell  Life. I've mentioned a few times some of the crazy things that go on in and around my apartment complex in the past 20 years that we've lived here and people keep telling me I should write a book. But instead of a book, I've decided to share the crazy things that have happened in and around my apartment complex in the last 20 years here in a weekly blog post.

A couple of months ago I started taking video of the kids in my courtyard when they would come up to my door and tease my dog. They will bark at my dog, stand directly in front of my door and bang on my metal security door or just stand there making faces at me or talk to my dog so that he starts barking. 

I've asked the parents to keep their kids away from my door but they just don't care enough to even watch their kids when they are outside, let alone stop them from doing something. So I just keep videotaping everything for my own documentation of what I'm having to deal with. Just a few minutes before I took this, the kid was banging on my door trying to make Falcor bark. When I complained to the manager she said there was nothing she could do, that if they bothered me too much I could always call the police. 

This is an everyday occurrence now if I leave my inner door open on nice days. Every. Single. Day. I hardly ever even keep my door open because of the kids. This video was taken a couple of months ago and now that's it's so hot outside the kids don't come out as much but when they are out, they still do the same thing.

One more bit of info.

The maintenance man for my apartment complex came to my door Tuesday morning and told Ken that he got fired. The apartment manager had been out of town last week but her adult son lives with her. The office has an inside door that goes right to the manager's apartment so while she was gone, the maintenance man used that inside door in the office to get in her apartment and steal some of her food. The son noticed the food missing and called corporate to report the maintenance man who was fired on Tuesday. What an idiot. He and Ken are friends, that's why he came to tell him what happened. 

So that's it for this week's Apartment Hell  Life! Be sure to come back next week for more.