[LMB] Re: OT: Suburbia

Azalais Malfoy tiamat at tsoft.com
Tue, 25 Nov 2003 13:44:32 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 CatMtn at aol.com wrote:

> Malfoy writes:
> *nods* The suburbs around here--especially the tony white
> ones--are creepy quiet.  (The Filipino and black 'suburbs', not
> so much so, but the houses are closer together and little legs
> can actually carry you from one end of the street to the other.)
> You don't see children playing outside.  They are all inside on
> their Playstations.
> M replies:
> A good reason for country living as opposed to the 'burbs--kids can and do
> play outside.

Yeah, but some of that's temperament.  As I said, I wouldn't have
played outside very much no matter where I grew up.  I never
liked getting dirty, and I always hated ball games.

But yes.  When I'm in the back seat of a friend's car and we're
driving thru the burbs, it's really quiet.


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