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“luxury apartments”

February 15, 2010

There really should be a set of guidelines to be able to advertise an apartment as “luxury.” I moved into a “Luxury Apartment” in May and I’m still looking for the luxury. I have discovered three things that one might consider luxurious. They are as follows: A refrigerator with ice maker, washer and dryer in unit, hardwood floors. A possible fourth could be the included microwave, but hello, it’s 2010 – MICROWAVES ARE AFFORDABLE NOW!! While I like all those features, I do not find them luxurious. I find them very common things found in most households which leaves me still searching for the luxury. Oh, I just remembered the dishwasher, however, it’s one of those smaller apartment sized ones so if you put more than 3 plates and 4 cups in, your dishes aren’t going to come out clean. A garbage disposal would have been nice, almost luxurious. How about a medicine cabinet or a programmable thermostat instead of one that just says on and off, or a garbage chute. I don’t feel very luxurious when i have to drag my trash down the stairs, around the corner, behind the building as I sink in the soggy grass wrestling with the garbage can I had to buy myself. That is, of course after I go thru the buidlings ONE EXIT thru a door that does not lock behind me. I would also like to mention, speaking of doors that do not lock behind me, that we are expected to keep the main door locked at all times. However, there are no doorbells, buzzers, or anyway to get in touch with anyone in the building if you are just stopping by or say, delivering chinese food. So consistently, you can hear people banging on the door. CLASSY AND LUXURIOUS!!!

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random survey

June 8, 2009

1. What bill do you hate paying the most? Comcast because baltimore city has a much better menu system and no one at comcast can actually give me a straight answer as to why the two systems are different.
2. Do you miss being a child? yes
3. Chore you hate the most? cleaning
4. Where was the last place you had a romantic dinner? uh… i can’t remember one
5. If you could go back and change one thing what would it be? everything. absolutely everything.
6. Name of your first grade teacher? Mrs. Santini
7. What do you really want to be doing right now? curled up on the porch napping
8. What did you want to be when you grew up? a rock star
9. How many colleges did you attend? 1
10. Why did you choose the shirt that you have on right now? i was a in a purply kind of mood. Plus this shirt had recently been lost, then found.
11. What are your thoughts on gas prices? eh, whatever, it’s worse in england
12. First thought when the alarm went off this morning? wtf.. really?!?!
13. Last thought before going to sleep last night?it was more of a mental sigh
14. What famous person would you like to have dinner with?George Clooney because he seems nice
15. Have you ever crashed your vehicle? yeah
16. If you didn’t have to work, would you volunteer? probably
17. Get up early or sleep in? definitely sleep in
18. What is your favorite cartoon character? Donald Duck
20. When did you first start feeling old? wtf, i’m not old!
21. Favorite lunch meat? Smith’s Bologna
22. What do you get every time you go into Wal-Mart? Toiletries
23. Do you think marriage is an outdated ritual no
24. Favorite movie you wouldn’t want anyone to find out about? You k now, i don’t think there is one that i would care if ppl found out about. It’s just a movie. well.. except for all that porn i keep hidden in the vegetable crisper… 😉
25. What’s your favorite drink? Crystal light type stuff..
26. Who[m] from high school would you like to run in to? Heath!! He like, dropped off the face of the earth!
27. What radio station is your car radio tuned to right now? 90 point something.. some empty channel so i can play my ipod
28. Sopranos or Desperate Housewives? neither..
29. Worst relationship mistake that you wish you could take back? letting my life get taken over
30. Do you like the person who sits directly across from you at work? no commento por favor
31. Have you ever had to use a fire extinguisher for its intended purposes? no
32. Last book you finished reading?Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore, halfway thru The Stupidest Angle by the same author
33. Do you have a teddy bear? yes
34. Do you go to church? every sunday.. twice. o:)
35. How old are you? THIRTY AND FIVE!

bok bok

April 14, 2009

I visited my parents and family over the Easter holiday.  had a pretty good time. The drive was about 6 hours there, but i had my trusty stephanie plum books on the ipod so the time went by pretty fast.  I decided to bypass the turnpike and  just zig zag thru pennsylvania. I ended up on route 22/322 that followed the susquehanna river for awhile then snaked thru the country. It was a beautiful drive and I’m glad i was up and on the road early.

new apartment

new apartment

I got a call on saturday saying that i was approved for the new apartment i’d applied for – so yay!  i get to live in an old brothel.  you ahve to admit that’s pretty cool.  I’m trying to find some information on the history of the building and will share that as soon as i find something concrete.

broken fingerIn other news, i had to change my last pt session til this thursday. The finger i broke is still really stiff and hard to bend all the way. I’m not sure how long that will go on for.  I’m glad i can move it at all but i would like the pain to go away.

thar she blows…

April 5, 2009

being 35&single leaves a lot of time to just sit around and do nothing, which i’m quite good at.  sometimes that nothing leads to interesting places on the internet and in between visiting free porn sites, i think i may have discovered the most disgusting page on the internet.  like a train wreck, i couldn’t stop looking…

http://www.popthatzit.com/

and right now, i can feel a giant one festering on my back inbetween my shoulderblades.. just out of reach…