Our Neighbor Made Us Pay for What We Did to Her

She didn’t like hearing “No”

Claire Franky
5 min readJan 29, 2024


Photo by monica di loxley on Unsplash

I pulled off the highway and yawned into my steering wheel while waiting at the red light. It had been a long week and I was ready for my Friday evening to begin.

Finally reaching my neighborhood, a calmness washed over me knowing that a few stress-free hours were ahead. I…