Tuesday, August 12, 2008

CDNM Presents: What would you do?

First off, how cool is it that I have an acronym? Don't be jealous if you don't have one. You don't have to be like that. Just get your own blog, name it and you'll have your own.

Anyway, I know there's a few of you CDNM readers out there (like 5 or 6) and several (okay a few) have said, "Ha, read your blog, I was going to leave a comment but...they wanted me to register and/or I forgot my password...I couldn't make it work so I gave up."

Okay, First - suck it up. If you can't get through a little Google account sign up how are you ever gonna function in your daily life?! Would Phelps have won 1,289 gold medals if he had let a little registration issue get in his way?! No, that's right, he wouldn't have.....(dramatic coach pause)

Sorry for the tough love, but sometimes its just necessary. Even though I think registration is an obstacle that can be overcome, I have, for you more follow-through challenged people, figured out (I think) how to adjust the comment permission so you don't need to register, just comment away.

Feedback is the life blood of a blog. Without food it dies. You don't want CDNM to die do you? Why would you wish ill on poor CDNM?

I've also activitated a thingamabobber that allows you to email a post to a friend, although I would never dream of asking you to forward a post. That's just too much blog pimpin' for me.

Anyway, as if sent from above (or below?) I have encountered a perfect situation to solicit comments.

This is the "shed" that my neighbor put up today. You are looking at the view from my deck. Just through the trees behind the "shed" is Easter Lake. Once the leaves fall you have (or had) a nice view of the lake. We were told awhile ago they were putting up a "shed" and they said they would show us the dimensions and such before building. Today there was a "shed". I don't remember any consultation. What would you do?


Ryan said...

I smell a campfire ;)

Buckshot77 said...

Unless you have a homeowners association that requires approval before hand about the only thing you can do is see if they pulled any necessary permits with the city. Otherwise you're screwed. On the up side, I guess I wouldn't worry about my dog chewing through their fence and romping in the daisies quite as much anymore.

Brian said...

Our neighborhood has covenants but they're a little like reading Chinese. We will definitely pursue whatever legal means we have available to us.

When that fails we will disinvite them from all our reindeer games.

Anonymous said...

This isn't a shed, it's a monstrosity

Squirrel said...

I agree with Ryan:)


Anonymous said...

Ah, man, a view of the "shed" instead of the lake? Wow, Brian, this smacks of karma. What did you do in that former life?