i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'landlords' Category

Catching My Breath

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Around a week ago I unpacked my last box and went back to work at the office in San Francisco after five days off to move and regroup. I spent this week trying to get caught up at work and came home every night and appreciated my new surroundings. Tomorrow I meet Beautiful Housecleaners (yes, [...]

Settling In

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

And on the 12th day, the cat claimed half the lower tier of the greenhouse window. And it was good. It’s also really good to have friendly, open, trustworthy landlords who are sincerely happy that I’m happy. Praise be.

Whenever I Complain About My Past Three Landlords…

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

I’ll remind myself of this.

Brisbane….The Final Farewell (An Excerpt from the Forthcoming Novel)

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

This, friends, is what blogs are for. So make a quick bathroom visit, grab a recreational beverage, have a seat and spend some quality time with me, won’t you? I’ve moved the last of my belongings from Brisbane. I can’t say it’s a bittersweet goodbye; there seems very little that’s sweet about my final three [...]

I’m Not At My Desk Right Now

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

Yesterday I was served with a 60-day eviction notice by my new landlord. Tomorrow at 9:30am I fly to Kaua’i for another two weeks of housesitting. Life is a series of trade-offs. See you on the beach.