Thursday, May 2, 2013
When I was working at a large retail store one summer during college (think red bull’s-eye), one of my supervisors told me everything from her pants size (12) to the dirty details of her messy divorce. Apparently I have a face that says, “tell me everything.”
“Susan,” on the other hand, had an ex-husband whose face said “don’t tell me anything.”
While I knew her entire life history, Susan knew...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Spring has sprung and so have leaks, cracks, weeds, you name it!Spring has sprung… it’s maintenance season! After the winter thaw come the winds, the rain, the leaky pipes and roofs, the cracked paint, the weed surge, the potholes, need I say more? It’s a time when property maintenance becomes a frantic rush to stay ahead of the routine schedule, so you can also tackle the unplanned issues.This...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Dear Apartment Industry Colleagues,
It has been a tough month since the last edition of the Capitol Update. Much has occurred both inside and outside the halls of the Congress that impacts the apartment industry on levels both personal and political.
The Boston bombings affected the apartment industry on a very personal side. One of those seriously injured by the bombings is one of our own....
Thursday, April 25, 2013
I’m a horrible liar.
It’s not so much that I have a problem with the lie itself, but it’s the post-lie paranoia that really destroys me.
I was a ridiculously good child/teenager—seriously Mom, you had it so good—but the worst lie I can think of occurred about six years ago. I was 20, had just gotten my license a month prior and wanted to drive from Maryland to Connecticut to visit my friend.