Archive for May, 2004


Sunday, May 9th, 2004

We have a house!!! (Well, technically not for another month and a half, but still. ^_^) So I was really conflicted yesterday because another townhouse – 3 bed, 2 bath, backs on trees – was listed in the same area for only $185K. I was terrified we were getting ripped off on this one and […]

The Old shall be New again…

Friday, May 7th, 2004

So by the time we called this morning to see whether it would be worth it to put an offer on the Laurel townhouse I wrote about in my last entry, they’d already presented offers. >:( So, no go with that one. Well, it was really nice but we would have had to buy a […]

Laurel townhouse, $195K.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2004

Our latest offer. Since realistically all the single-family homes in our price range are dumps that we just can’t afford to fix up – why else would we constantly be competing with contractors? – we’ve started looking at townhouses, which are generally in better shape. This one’s in Laurel, which cuts Josh’s commute in half […]

Life with Geek #3 – Meditations on Toothpaste

Monday, May 3rd, 2004