Our house was burglarized this afternoon. I know you're thinking, that's a really weird thing to be thankful about..... well sorta.
I'm thankful we had an alarm system which scared the suspects away - they were in the house less than a minute.
I'm thankful they got away with very little because of their minimal time in the house.
I'm thankful no one was home and Tim and I are unharmed.
I'm thankful we were able to find a 24 hour glass door repair company to come out and replace our glass bedroom slider that same night.
Finally, I'm thankful the police responded so quickly and I hope they take this seriously.
I live in a fairly middle class neighborhood, and 2 weeks ago exactly the house 2 doors down was hit. It appears we have a serial burglar, and I hope the police continue to take this seriously and are able to find the suspects. Our next door neighbor got home approximately 15 minutes prior to the burglary and noticed a car parked in front of our house and was able to give a description to the police. The car had some identifying features (she didn't get a license), so I am hopeful.
We are safe, the items taken, although disappointing, are replaceable. What they really took though is my sense of security. My stomach is in knots. I hope this will be a learning experience for Tim and I. I hope this will never happen again. Oh and I hope we win the lotto so we can pay off our credit card that we had to put the new slider on :(