Neighborhood Watch: Nearly-Dark, Bag-of-Leaves Edition

Thursday, 6:32 p.m. (CST). Emergency call. Unusual round thingie reported on the side of the street. Two responders called to the scene. Rounding a parked car, Responder Arya jumped two feet off the ground, raised her hackles, and began to sound the alarm. Barking continued for several minutes. Strange round thingie never moved. Thursday, 6:38 […]

Pups on Patrol

Even in the midst of debate season, the work of the neighborhood watch continues for the candidates. Sunday, 6:32 a.m. (CDT). Morning rounds. Debris field in neighbors yard. Two responders on the scene. Alarm was sounded by Junior Officer. Debris field was thoroughly assessed and determined that it was stable. Neighborhood watch will keep an […]

Neighborhood Watch Report

Even as the Rodent Party gathers in the Back Yard for their convention, the work of the neighborhood watch continues. Saturday, 6:32 a.m. (CDT). Morning rounds. Strange Object found in the roadway. Two responders on the scene. Object is indeed Very Strange. Could it be from another planet? After thorough sniffing, strange object deemed to […]

Neighborhood Watch

Tuesday, 5:32 a.m. (CDT). Morning rounds. Intruder found and cornered by the fence. Alarm raised. Very loud alarm. Wake-up-the-whole-neighborhood-alarm. Back-up called and situation escalated to Administration. Supervisor investigated and determined that intruder was a terrified opossum which should be left alone to climb out of the back yard. Personnel retreated to the house until intruder […]

Neighborhood Patrol

Saturday, 6:32 a.m. (CDT). Emergency call on residential street. Loose dog reported. Two neighborhood volunteers responded. Loose dog belongs to the hoomans who live on the far side of the park. Loose dog played with for several blocks. Dog deemed to be loose but not lost. 6:35 a.m. (CDT). Emergency call terminated.