February 5, 2007

They’re just material things…

February 5, 2007 - Categories: life

… and I shouldn’t get attached to them, but it’s frustrating coming
back to find stuff missing: two of my Corelle bowls, three of my
saucers, five of my mugs…

The suitemate who habitually took my china out of the suite not only
is no longer here, but was also the one who gave me such a hard time
before.

I want my own place.

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I can afford to raise my rent

February 5, 2007 - Categories: finance

Is the experience of being able to live on my own worth the loss of a
little compound interest? I haven’t parked that money in long-term
high-growth investments. I think the experience will be a good
investment, and getting into it earlier rather than later will ease my
transition.

Hmm. Okay, target: move out in April with all the rest of the
students, unless I can find a nice place already. Should ask Graduate
House when I can move out.

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