September 2, 2007

on apartment woes...

We received word from our apartment complex that they are, yet again, raising our rent. I always find it rude when people send out pre-printed letters, all Ad-Lib style, just filling in the blanks with the pertinent information. If you're going to be getting an extra $40/month from me, can't you spring for a nice notecard, maybe?

Would you like to know the cost of our shoddy little apartment - one bedroom, nonetheless - for one months rent? (Those of you who aren't from The OC - cue: Phantom Planet's "California" - brace yourselves.)

$990. Nine hundred ninety dollars ahhhhhhhhhhhh.

Jay seemed rather uninspired when he told me about it (he was repressing the anger, most likely), and I couldn't tell exactly what he wanted us to do, but I know what I'm going to do: straight up, do some SERIOUS apartment hunting in the next couple of weeks. And write a letter to my apartment management, with a detailed list of all the reasons they are rediculously over-priced, even in Southern California, and why we plan to move. On real stationary. Boo-yeah.

Anyone have any suggestions on where we should pack up and move to? Anyone?


  1. I don't suppose that my pointing out that my roommates and I pay $800 a month for a three-bedroom house is any use at all right now.

    I'm so glad you get to visit your family -- I don't know what I'd do without mine! They are wonderful. You will leave so refreshed and loved and ready to stay forever.

  2. I don't know when I'll be back. I have a wedding in Laguna in October so I'll probably be there. And then hopefully around that same time I want to go to LA to visit some friends too. We should definitely do a rendezvous. I'm always up for it!

  3. Wait a minute... you're selling Mark?!? Is that what you're doing? Wow!

  4. Yes, it is true. I'm moving to Michigan. It's sudden, I know... but it feels like the right thing to do. Don't hate!

  5. hello my sista! Thought I'd try this's definatly a process:) Love the pictures!


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