If you happen to live in Atherton Ca. which happens to be the states 4th most expensive zip code (median home price is 4.9 million!), then it is no huge surprise that you have even less than first world problems. You have maybe half world problems. And when there is a problem… Who do you call? The police of course. Boy if i were a Santa Clara county deputy i really would love to be assigned this beat! But only if i still had my patience and a serious sense of humor!
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This was just too funny to pass up sharing with you all. I have lived in the Bay area my whole life, growing up deep in the Santa Cruz mountains. My dad’s business was over the hill and so we had friends over there. I have always been familiar with Atherton. I think my parents had friends that lived there (keeping in mind that this was in the 70’s & 80’s when it was really rich but the whole bay was much less populated than it is now).
In fact, life was much less complicated than it is now. And much more connected. Now days, fear is fed to us along with the ideals that beauty rules along with sex (however, it can not be talked about) and consumerism.
I dont think that in the days i was a kid that people living in Atherton were this incapable and terrified of… well… Anything that they might happen to come across. I suppose that is reserved for our curent generations of frightened stiff un-functioned twits living in their walled manses afraid of the world and clearly delusionally entitled.
I would not like to see these people cope in a natural disaster where you are forced to rely on your friends and neighbors. If this was survival of the fittest, these people would NOT survive.
It is funny but also just kinda sad, dont cha think?
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- Photo of the day: Where the redwoods rule (quirkydirt.wordpress.com)
- Palo Alto contractor accused of fraud in Atherton remodel project (mercurynews.com)
- Judge orders Atherton resident to pay county $145,000 in legal fees for ‘frivolous’ lawsuit (mercurynews.com)