Archive for January, 2018

I Feel Safe in My Childhood Home Once Again

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

I loved the city and home that I grew up in so much that I decided to move back there after getting a divorce in my thirties. It was eye opening to see that my old neighborhood had changed so much while I was away. It used to be a somewhat safe neighborhood, but there are a lot of burglaries now. I no longer need to worry about it now that I had ADT in El Paso come to the old home that I grew up in to put in an alarm system. I feel safer now, and a lot of my neighbors have been following suit and having one put into their homes after they learned that I did it.

As a child, my parents knew it was safe to let me go outside to play in the neighborhood on my own. We lived on a street that was quiet and very little happened. Often, my friends and I didn’t even go home until dinner time and the sun was setting. I moved away after college, but my parents kept that home for decades after I left. (more…)

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