I don't know whether to be frightened or embarrassed. Probably both.
This whole thing started innocently enough when our civic club treasurer put out a reminder about our annual dues. Someone dropped theirs off with a rather nasty note referencing people who don't bother paying their dues and then, all hell broke lose.
And, for the most part, it was one couple in the neighborhood causing the ruckus and then claiming they did no such thing. Just so y'all don't have to read all of- because it's a ridiculous amount of commenting back and forth, let me just share the part that got to me.
From the Mrs.:
I thank you and I am not against the dues I just want and need proof on what the money goes too!
because if it is only $35 today in 2015, inflation takes place and over time I don't want my money going in someones pocket!
Plus if I wanted to live in an HOA neighborhood I would move to one! We do not have a park, sidewalks, pool, or even a dog area to enjoy!
From the Mrs. again:
Not trying to cause hate and discontent I am trying to understand where the money would be used for!
If you are asking for money from people you need to provide the proof attorneys or not I am not giving my money to any person with out an invoice! !
And, from the Mr.: