Category Archives: pets in cohousing

cohousing diary- my real diary for living in co-housing

Here is my real diary as I lived in cohousing.  I changed some things to make it understandable. I wrote this for myself. I always wanted to blog but this was just for me – never thinking I’d move out … Continue reading

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A bad neighbor by any other name

I’ve been thinking about “bad” neighbors. I naively believed that wouldn’t happen at cohousing because we were intentional. But people are people and neighbors are neighbors. In my previous life I had a neighbor with a barking dog.  They let … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Spring

It was my nightmare come true.  Over a year ago we sat at a plenary meeting and came to consensus on a pet policy.  At the time I brought up the concern of a dog attacking a child. I thought … Continue reading

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