Sunday, November 19, 2023

Apartment Life #293

This is a weekly blog post that I'm calling Apartment Hell  Life. I've mentioned a few times some of the crazy things that have gone on in and around my apartment complex and in my neighborhood in the past 25 years that I'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 25 years here in a weekly blog post. 

Trigger Warning: There are a lot of bugs in this post. 

This past Sunday afternoon I walked past my bedroom window while walking Falcor and saw spots on the wall by my bedroom window. I got closer and was just shocked.

There were so many roaches, flying roaches, water bugs and who knows what else on the wall and all around my bedroom window because once again the raw sewage was leaking out of the overflow.

I went out there with the bug spray and there were so many more hiding near my window than I thought there was. I used damn near an entire bottle of raid on their asses. There are about 200 dead bugs out there after I was done. I sprayed a big one and it FLEW at me. I almost tripped and fell down getting away from it.

My neighbor was in her car with her husband and when I was walking back she and her husband were laughing their butts off at me. LOL

I felt like I was starring in a Horror movie that I never auditioned for...It's a Bug's Life: Horror Edition! 

I kept checking to make sure more weren't coming. I was so completely disgusted. And of course it was on A Sunday so I couldn't even call maintenance. And the tenant portal is down for updates so I couldn't make a work order for the raw sewage leaking all over the place. 

The video isn't great so here's some pictures in case you couldn't make out what was on the video. 

As I walked by I just saw a bunch of little dark spots on the wall near my bedroom window. I didn't realize they were roaches, water bugs and flying roaches until I got closer. And there were so many more on the ground than on the wall. 

All those black spots right under my window sill were roaches from the sewer. I used almost the entire can of Raid killing all of these damn bugs. There were so many more hiding around my air conditioner that I didn't see until I started spraying and the ones on the ground started crawling frantically as the bug spray drifted down on them.

If you couldn't make this out in the video. There are a bunch of them on top of the cap to the pipe and around the pipe on the ground. Believe me, I didn't want to be out there doing this but I'm the only one here to do it so just call me The Terminator. 

Well, that's enough for this week. Ugh

The high this week was 75F/23C
The low this week was 48F/8C

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