The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

TRULY TERRIBLE ADVICE

Put a Bag of Poop in Your Car

My mother’s idea of an anti-theft device

Photo by Alireza Pourabedin on Unsplash

I looked out my balcony door just in time to see someone driving away in my car, and I felt my stomach sink to my knees.

My rickety balcony was too unstable to stand on, so I craned my neck out the door, put one foot on the balcony floor, and screamed as loud…

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com