Tuesday, May 17, 2016
A few months ago I ordered $200 worth of business cards for a webseries I write on the side. To play it safe, I had them sent straight to my friend in New York, where I could pick them up when I arrived later that week for filming. I pulled up the most recent address she sent in an email—having recently moved—and placed my order.
But as I drove up that Friday, I had a gnawing feeling that...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
After four years in the U.S. Navy, I had to make a choice — study medicine or study law. As it turns out, residential property management (RPM) chose me.When I graduated from high school in 2003, I joined the Navy, eventually becoming a Fleet Marine Force hospital corpsman and serving in Marine Corps units. With my second tour in Iraq behind me and an honorable discharge, I started college as a...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
I couldn’t pick a Senator out of a line-up, but I could spot Julia Roberts’ niece in a crowded Chipotle. What can I say—I’m a bad Washingtonian.
I’ve never been a particularly politically minded person, spending more time reading People than learning about the people who represent us. Part of that comes from feeling like much of what happens in Washington is far above my realm of understanding...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Summer is a coming… in some places around the country it seems as if it’s already here. The maintenance staff is already busy away the ice melt and snow shovels and getting ready for the summer rush. Handling the busy summer months can be viewed in the same light as painting; the most important part of the job is preparation. Let’s look at some ideas that can prepare the property for the...