I live in a neighborhood that's heavily populated by West Indians. Yesterday, Saturday, 8/10/2013, was the Annual West Indian parade, and I live directly on the route.
Usually the loud noise doesn't bother me because everything usually quiets down by 7 pm. Here it is, going on 9 pm EST, and the DJ is still outside on the mic. I should also mention he's using stadium quality speakers.
When did I become the old lady that complains about the young kids making noise? I used to be the one making the noise, not the one bitching about it.
Just a bit of an idea on what I'm dealing with: