Friday, July 20, 2007

moving is tough.

last week's excitement over discovering an awesome new apartment has waned the past few days. while the packing part of the process is a little less stressful than the initial hunting part, i wouldn't call wrangling three year's worth of stuff into bags and boxes easy. or fun.

so while we declined plans with friends all week in favor of packing, there is nary a filled box in site. instead we've managed to:

  • update Bear's myspace page
  • get drunk
  • make ice cream sandwiches
  • watch Beerfest
we will clearly do anything to avoid packing.


so in an earlier post i mentioned about the plethora of shady real estate agents we dealt with. seriously, i had no idea what i was in for as my last apt was by owner. not like he was a prize - more like a pervert and racist - but at least we didn't have to fork over 1 month's rent to him.

but in the past few weeks we've come to meet a variety of evil agents - liars, cheats, scoundrels. how do these people sleep at night? (with the exception of the kindly greek santa claus-like broker who we would've been happy to give business to. we're sorry we just didn't like anything you showed us, manny!) i understand they're just trying to make a buck, but really, there has to be more ethical ways to go about it. missy and i came home practically in tears some nights.

thankfully the broker attached to our dream apartment turned out to be a reputable guy. he also knew the right things to say, as after showing us the apartment and giving us an application he said, "and thank you girls for the entertainment".

we're thinking that's what catapulted our application above the rest. thank goodness for our shtick.


Tim said...

Packing is awful, isn't it? Until, that is, you get to the unpacking stage, which is just as bad!

Good luck with all that!

Chuckles said...

I helped a friend move this weekend. She was a little disorganized, but I only had to help her pack two boxes. I get bugged when people ask for help moving but they really mean help packing. Big difference.

P H said...

good luck with the packing -- i actually have come to love moving because it forces me to take inventory of all the shit i don't need.

"I wish it were winter so we could freeze it into ice blocks and skate on it and melt it in the spring time and drink it!"

greatest gratuitous nude scenes ever

missy&chrissy said...

thanks tim!

want to help us move, chuckles? we promise you won't have to do any of the packing...

ph - i think i must have fallen asleep during beerfest's gratuitous nude scene. either that or cinemax was showing an edited version.

Chuckles said...

The gratuitous nudity was in the beginning of Beerfest.