Safe neighborhood, if there is such a thing

I came home today around 10pm from work and as I rounded the corner of my street I saw that my garage door was open.

There is no way to lock the door from my garage to the house. It is a simple turn and push lock that only locks from the inside, so if I choose to go out the garage door, it stays unlocked. In the past, I really haven't thought anything of that because the garage door is closed.

I came home tonight, in the pitch dark and realized I had to go in my house with who knows what waiting for me.

I would have called Saint, but he was pulling an overnight.

I called my Dad and made him stay on the phone with me while I walked through my place checking out all the little crevices. Just an after thought, there really aren't very many places to hide. Thank goodness. My only concern is the spare bedroom which no one resides in, including not having a light, so I had to track down a flashlight to search it.

Not a thing was out of place. Not to mention my cats were acting completely normal. Not that they would do anything should a stranger arise other than maybe attack me because they are scared.

I am assuming that my garage simply jumped back open when I closed it. Which means that my house was open to anyone for almost nine hours. I shudder.

And yet, not a thing was wrong.


Pepsi Breath said...

Whoa, I think you're incredibly lucky no one took advantage of that situation. Please don't go out the garage door so you can lock it, 'kay?

jayayceeblog said...

You are so lucky that nothing was wrong. It's a lot more trouble, but you should probably back your car out of the garage, then go back in, lock it and go out through your front door. Safe is better!

Misguided Mommy said...

um yeah i wouldn't have gone in. i would have sat in my car probably peeing my pants or something.