This post is from an article I wrote for the Urban Seed journal in May 2003, when Kylie and I were living in a lead tenant household for Youth For Christ. Lead tenants are meant to be role models for almost-independent young adults, which these boys were certainly not. You can find the full article here. It is full-moon: the lunatics have come out. Jason and Tim, despite our pleas, hoist themselves into the roof with the aid of several telephone directories. Apparently they intend to exterminate the rat population that plagues our house. Suellen, Kylie and I would not normally be too anxious – we knew that being “lead tenants”; to three boisterous teenagers would not result in peace and quiet. However, the…

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