I Wanted to Do a Good Deed. I Talked Myself Out of It Because I Thought of All the Ways It Might Get Me Killed

Last night, while heading to drop my daughter off at her mother’s house after her martial arts class, I noticed that the lights on a car in her mother’s neighborhood were blinking on and off. It was fairly windy, so maybe a gust had set off the car alarm, though no sound was coming from the car.