Tresspassing in America

Alexei Sorokin
3 min readApr 18, 2024

I had an unexpected brush with the police today.

For family reasons, I continue to spend my time between Florida and California. In both places, we rent an apartment. In California, I stay with my parents and my youngest son.

Several weeks ago, I was away from California, and my Mom and stepdad reported this incident: someone from the floor above was pouring hot water that was partially landing on a small balcony of our first-floor apartment. My stepdad even recorded a short video — you could see the water and its steam. My parents asked the neighbors to be more…

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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day. https://runningwritingliving.substack.com/