Our Street


The street I grew up on us the same street I live on now. Just 4 houses away, we live in another ranch style red brick home similar to my parent’s home.

The street where I live has so many memories for me looking back at my own childhood so it’s really rather lovely knowing that my children are also making their childhood memories on that very same street.

Many is the time we played in that street as kids. We played catch, cops and robbers, ghost in the graveyard, rode our bikes and caught fireflies. We came in when our moms called us for supper.

My children do similar things but different games. They ride bikes, make chalk drawings, play basketball and soccer, rollerblade, play zombie tag and 4 square. They come in at dark, but the neighborhood camaraderie is there just like it was 35 years ago.

Our street has changed a lot over the years. The older people have passed away, younger families have moved in and life has moved on like it always does. Our street has some of the same faces on it that it always had, too. It’s a nice mix of the old and new.

I love my street. I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. I love my neighbors and neighborhood. So, here’s a shout out to them, the residents of Huntleigh Road!

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