All of those who claim you love sunnyslope and the terrain know not of the plight of sunnyslope, rather you ignore its pressence and just wish it away. So you've DRIVEN through what you call 'rough' areas...so what. Try walking through them alone, day in and day out. Try knowing people who live in those 'dingy' little house shacks. Try having drug deals go down at the building across from you in your apartments.Dont get me wrong, I love sunnyslope immensely. I was born at John C Linoln Hospital, attended Lincoln Learning Center, Sunnyslope Elementary and Highschool. I had something terrible happen while walking at 3rd St and Vogel; I vowed I would never go back. I lived there for 20 years. Hiked the same mountains you have, admired the same skyline you have as well.... but yet we do not acknowledge eachother.
I dont want Sunnyslope to be the new scottsdale. Yes, like Sheryl Crow sings, A change will do you good; A change here and there will do Sunnyslope some good. Too much though and it will change drastically and dramatically. It will not be the town we all fell in love with. Theres no need for shopping malls and palm trees...just protection and a higher sense of community. People need to set asside their differences and talk to one another when out and about at the grocery store. See whats going on in their area of the neighborhood and communicate. Without communication there is no community. Stay devoted thank you :)