Dude, get away from my car, blog article written by Ted Prodromou

My peaceful morning routine was turned upside down. 

I live in a small town, a lot like Mayberry. 

Stolen bikes are the most common crime. 

This morning I noticed a very bright light outside our house. 

The bright light was high-beam headlights driving very slowly down our street. 

All of a sudden, I see a guy in a grey hoodie peering into my car window. 

As he was about to smash my window for a smash-and-grab or to steal my car, I yelled out the front door. 


Ellen thought I was having one of my recurring nightmares where I think evil people are chasing me. 

The jerk looked up at me and then jumped into a white getaway car. 

My trusty Nest cam caught some of the action, but we didn't get a clear look at his face or the license plate of the car. 

I'll be honest. 

This shook me up. 

A lot. 

We rarely lock our doors because there is no crime (we will lock our doors now.) 

I never imagined I would need to call 911 and review video recordings with the police. 

This is where I usually segue into a business or marketing story. 

Today, I got nothing for you because I've never experienced anything like this. 

My mind is still spinning. 

All I can say is "Stay safe." 


About the author 

Ted Prodromou

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