Why My House Smells Like Pot

18 Apr

So I love my quiet neighborhood here in Cancun. Lots of families, very clean, everyone says hello, etc etc etc.

And then there’s my next door neighbor. A pretty normal-looking, average guy who isn’t at all friendly, but doesn’t really bother anyone either.

Yesterday I came home from work and I saw his dogs tied up to the window in the front yard. I figured, “Oh, they must be doing some work in the backyard.” I walked into my kitchen and was overwhelmed by the smell of pot in the air. I whined about it on Twitter, then went about my day since this is a pretty frequent occurence. (Our houses share a wall, so smells and noises frequently make their way over to our place.)

I sat on the couch and noticed some of my neighbor’s friends enter his house. Minutes later, I heard chanting in some unknown language coming from his backyard. I was about to go peek into his backyard from my upstairs window when the chanting was suddenly accompanied by what sounded like hammering. Confused and more than a little weirded out, I decided to stay put.

The chanting and banging eventually stopped and the men all came back out into the front yard. Jorge got home just then, and I heard them ask him a question and he responded cheerily.

When Jorge came into the living room, I said “What did they ask you?”

“They wanted me to check if their pigeon had flown into our backyard.”

I really hope that pigeon made it to safety.

5 Responses to “Why My House Smells Like Pot”

  1. aalstrup88 April 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm #

    wtf?! seriously?!

  2. Nikki April 18, 2012 at 7:10 pm #

    Oh my gosh! I have to say though…I thought they were going to sacrifice the dogs and for some reason that is worst to me then the pigeon.

  3. KfromMichigan April 18, 2012 at 11:14 pm #

    Really …. a pigeon .. now you are going to have pigeon poop all over your backyard!

  4. Kristen Schnelle April 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    I’d put your dog inside when you’re not home. Freaky!

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