Friday, September 16, 2011

New Tenant

The 3rd room is rented.
2 people showed up today, the first was a woman, with another woman and a small child. It was mother, daughter and grand-daughter. I was mildly interested. In other words, I want the room rented out, asap, I can put the money to good use - but is this worth it? Not that all of them were going to move in, just the mother of the mother. But I got that this probably wouldn't work out too well.


Shortly before this woman showed up, another person responded to my most current ad and said he was ready to come look at the place - right now. I informed him that another party was showing up, when they were gone, he was welcome to come take a look. He showed up, we talked at great length, I had no reservations about renting him the room, he paid up front.

Friday 9/16/2011

Some stuff happened at work yesterday with this meeting.
I am not going to go into specifics about the situation that brought that meeting about.
But, on a side note, a few other things changed.
My start time has been bumped up a half hour later than my normal start time. This didn't really bother me, I can get up a bit later and that suits me fine.

However, I am contemplating whether I am going to continue to go into work early - the point of that was to drink the free coffee. The free coffee isn't going away, neither is there anything wrong with my drinking the free coffee. But for whatever reason, corporate is apparently paying more attention to things that are being done on their computers. I have permission to get on the computer before I clock in and start the work day, but I am feeling uneasy about writing my entries online on their computer so, I am considering switching back to my morning rituals at home - buy my own coffee and deal with the added expense - show up to work 10 minutes early and that will be that.

The new hours start Monday. So, if it escapes me over the weekend that I am starting new hours at work and show up at my normal time, well, no biggies, I'll just be there an hour early instead of half an hour early.

I did not write an entry this morning because of that and am pretty much leaning towards simply reverting back to doing all of it at home. No-one is awake at that time of day - when I am doing pre-work rituals, it is quiet in here and it is not a problem. I will only have to adjust to going to work later and possibly encountered heavier traffic.

Tomorrow is the 17th of September and also when Fin and Bethany are flying through. I will be there to meet them in person - it's been a long time coming. There are numerous people I have come to know through the internet that I have never met in person but would definitely love to meet up in person and have a chat.

I have yet another individual coming over to look at the room available in about 15/20 minutes. Never-ending story here. Replacing all 3 roommates in a short span of time proves to be a challenge. I think I had to do that once before. It's also a bit interesting in attempting to figure people out - there is so much unemployment and broke/near-homeless people around, you don't really know what you are getting yourself into in allowing people to come into your home.

Enough for now, I have a person coming to see the room. Should be here within the next few minutes or so.

ben

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