But I think we can all agree that such rudeness is endemic to travel these days. culdesac Says:
I enforce them just about daily, as we have some neighborhood kids who congregate here middle house on the culdesac.
One of the best things about living where I do (on a flat culdesac where you can see every house) is that my 8 year old can have a good amount of freedom but be fairly safe and somewhat visible.
Growing up, 4 of the 22 people living on my culdesac (with only 5 houses) had a birthday on July 6. —
Maybe they'll arrive here and play in my culdesac someday?
We wanted more spontaneous play outside for our kids and that's definitely happened, but there are some kids in our neighborhood who at age 4 and 5 have some activity to go to almost every single day after school and I know that they are really missing out by not becoming involved in the culdesac parades, hide and seek and chalk drawing that is almost always happening outside.
For example, I live on a culdesac and whenever I access MapQuest the first thing it tells me is to go down an alley rather than out to the street.
One of our neighbors (we live in a town house neighborhood, so there are many neighbors in our culdesac and I don't think we've even met them all, let alone know them) dropped by in the afternoon to drop off a piece of mail that was accidently put in our box.
Crooks 6.279 speaks of a case in which the stomach of an infant terminated in a culdesac.
Morisani 3.37 describes a case of extrauterine pregnancy with tubal rupture and discharge into the culdesac, in which there was delivery by the rectum.