Thursday, July 10, 2014
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.
No, not really—I just felt the need to work that lyric into at least one blog. But the summer is a fun time, and when you work in the apartment industry, it can be pretty funny too.
In July’s IRO Insider, independent rental owner Paula Pant recalls three of the funniest—and weirdest—questions she’s ever received from a prospective resident. Chalk them up to...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Sometimes I blackout when I eat.
I mean, not actually blackout—but it feels very similar. I go into a sort of food coma when presented with a table full of free goodies, eating one after the other in assembly line fashion: move hand to candy, un-wrap candy, put in mouth, repeat.
I would have made a stellar Lucy Ricardo.
I would also be 800 pounds if I lived in one of Mark Tarses’ Berkeley, Calif...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Floss daily. Exercise four times a week.
These were two of my 2013 New Year’s resolutions. Now that we’re approaching the halfway point, how am I doing so far?
1. Floss daily. In the past five months, I have flossed. Now, if we want to get technical, I have not done so daily. I was just too…tired.
I did, however, get a real wake-up call last week when I was told to “only floss the teeth you want...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
I was a 5’7” forward playing against 6’1” girls during my days as a high school basketball player. Call me Mugsy Bogues.
Except unlike Mugsy, I was also slow and unable to jump more than three inches off the ground. But what I lacked in height and hang time, I made up for with heart.
I was that person who wore t-shirts with sayings like, “Basketball is life—nothing else matters.” While everyone...