August 06, 2004

Moving... two weeks from today

So... my apartment, that I have lived in for the last 8 months, is being demolished. Seriously. I was told that they weren't sure when it was going to happen... definitely by the end of the year... but that they would be sure to give us a month's notice. Whatever... I figure I'll make the first move rather than struggling to find a place within a month.

My best friend from NY, Derek, has been living on my couch for the last month. We found a place a week ago that we're moving into. It is such a great condo and is only 6 blocks up the street from where we are now. I have moving people coming on the 21st of this month to move all my crap. Packing started last night. Fun times.

Here are some things I will NOT miss from the current apartment:

1. No central air or heat. When I moved in last December, I was constantly freezing. I would put the 100 year old heater on but the smell of gas scared me and the nightmares of blowing up in the middle of the night made me turn it off. Now, it is 100 degrees out and the wall air conditioner, that is strategically located in the dining room, sure doesn't cool down my room at all.... it just wastes my money on the electric bill and cools down the living room (where Derek has been sleeping). Lucky guy.

2. The screaming lady next door. The woman next store has two kids who cry all the time... probably because she is constantly yelling at them. I'm so glad she is pregnant and bringing another life into this world. I don't think I've heard her say one kind thing to them... ever. She was screaming and belittling them so bad one night that I banged on the wall to let her know I could hear her and to shut it. I will not miss them one bit.

3. The old guy who hawks up a loud luggie (spelling?) every morning exactly at 6:30 AM. Seriously.

4. The alarm that goes off for about a minute every mornng at 5:45... 15 minutes before I have to get up. Of course, I have my windows open in my bedroom because it is so frickin hot so it sounds like the alarm is in my room. The guy downstairs is mentally retarded so I have to be patient but it literally takes him sometimes up to a minute to turn it off.

5. The guy across the way who plays guitar... plugged into an amp.... with his windows and door open... at all hours of the day and night. At first I enjoyed it because it was like having a live concert inside my apartment. And then it drove me absolutely wonky because it was like having a live concert inside my apartment.

6. Sharing one washer and one dryer with 15 adults and 5 children. Enough said.

7. Bizarre smells of middle eastern food and fried nastiness coming from downstairs... seeping into my cabinets and aromatizing my carpets and curtains. Aromatizing? Is that even a word?

These are the reasons I will not miss this apartment. :o)

Posted by Jenny at 02:40 PM

August 02, 2004

Comments suck

I'm going through my whole blog and taking comments privilidges away because I get 20 spam emails a day - incest, sex sex sex, boy porn, mother's and sons... seriously it is so gross. So... until it stops. No comments. If you want to say something... just email me. :)

I'll be posting more often... life changes going on. All good stuff though.

Posted by Jenny at 11:46 AM