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Category: renting

07/18/05 06:05 - 86ºF - ID#32106

Another Day Landlording

So I thought I would be able to have been done writing my thesis by now. i was quite wrong. I never anticipated how much time landlording takes. Today I had to paint the bathroom cabinet, fix the shower, cap the pipes, and paint the tub. Then I scraped paint from a part of the house and want to begin painting ASAP. It is so time consuming.

I forgot the sidekick I piece of crap phone so I don't have any pictures of today's progress. You will just have to beleiev me that it occurred ;)
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Category: property

07/17/05 09:12 - ID#32105 pmobl

The mini mansion

Here is a pic of the house I was talking about before. We really want t to move here but I think I would have a hard time leaving linwood.

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Category: renting

07/17/05 05:10 - ID#32104 pmobl

The shower showoff

Our friend Dave came over around 2am for an inspirational speech. I think he convinced us that being landlords would be a good idea. A part of me wants to go back to a pre-manual labor era and another part of me finds it all fun to do something besides compute.

Update --> It is done. We have built a shower for our new tenant. Soon it will be all done and we can buy the other house down the street.
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Category: renting

07/17/05 09:20 - 75ºF - ID#32103

Plumbing, I hate plumbing sort of

Well at least I hate getting yelled at while attemping plumbing. After reading google, I just realized that I was wrapping the teflon tape counterclockwise instead of clockwise. Now I feel dumb because the side where I wrapped the tape the wrong way is leaking.

I am so sad about this whole thing. (e:matthew) and (e:terry) don't want to be landlords anymore. I wish that they were more excited because it is bringing me down. I am really happy when I have to try and solve problems that are time consuming and tricky. I think that is why I like prgoramming so much. They just get really bored and angry.

The downstairs neighbors also told us that the lady we rented to is bringing her kid to live there. I wish that she had told us that. I hate it when people aren't upfront. I am also tired of being too nice. We are going to make virtually no money on this until after 5 years the way it looks. Sometimes, it seems important to work for things that will pay off in the future as I am getting older. On the other hand I can do so many cerebral things that make lots of money, that I don't know if it is worth getting my hands greasy.
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Category: renting

07/16/05 03:32 - ID#32102 pmobl

Here is the leak

Here it is mr.leaky leak.
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There is a leak in the back.Hopefully, someteflon tape will fix it.(E:twisted) has patched me through to her plumber friend.Long live the sidekick 1.

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Category: renting

07/16/05 03:13 - ID#32101

Almost there

This is so much work. I hurt my non-mosuing thumb? Argh but it's coming along,now it's just fighting the drip.

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At this point it seemed really exciting. I thought that it was done.

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Category: renting

07/16/05 01:33 - ID#32100 pmobl

PMT plumbing

In about ten minutes we are going to have to turn this ordinary bathtub into a shower for our new tenant. I am quite nervous about losing my mousing arm. The is what it looks like now and a drawing of what it will look like when we are done.

Strangely enough, the shower box says that it contains chemicals which are known to cause cancer in birth defectss in the state of CA, I am glad we live in NY.
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Category: buffalo rising

07/16/05 12:05 - 80ºF - ID#32099

Florence Johnson and Buffalo Rising

I wrote to Florence Johnson, President, Buffalo Board of Education asking her to move her blogger blog here to the site. She responded with te below email. I am wondering what Buffalo Rising is going to become. Right now it is a blogger blog but (e:zack) , the pres of the company who is deisgning it said that it will be totally different in a month from now after the launch of the new site.

Thank you Paul. I really appreciate your invitation, but as you hay have noticed the demands of updating a blog daily have been ones I've been hard pressed to meet and so I am going to be a guest blogger on Buffalo Rising once they launch their redesign.

Again, thanks you so much for your invitation.

Best,
Florence


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Category: shopping

07/16/05 01:39 - ID#32098 pmobl

Life at Borders

Harry Potter came out tonight at midnight. (e:terry) , (e:mike) and (e:holly) went.

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I tagged along to play in the computer book section. In is crazy how many people were here. (e:holly) was number 537. Can you believe that so many peoople waited in line for this. It' s a capitalist miracle with ice chai.

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I hate these crappy pics from my old sidekick. After the other melted I had no choice but to switch back.

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Category: shopping

07/15/05 09:07 - ID#32097 pmobl

Office max

I will never shop there again. The black ink is $32 and they treated me like a criiminal while I tried to decide. The alarm kept beeping because I got to close to the ink. I am donee shopping there forever.

After thaat I headed down to the home depot to buy a shower and some parts for the shower. Katie and (e:mike) came alon. It is seriously complicated to be a landlord. We need a haxsaw! A freakin' haxsaw. I don't think anyone would ever expect me to journal about haxsaws..
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