Sunday, June 12, 2011

a new point o view...



life has been just marvelous for the mulders! we found an apartment and it has everything we were looking for! it's set apart in a little forest of trees so it's got a secluded foresty feel (as much as an apartment can), washer and dryer hook-ups (we are searching like crazy on craigslist and SO excited to have our own!!), a fireplace (oh, how excited i am to decorate!!), ceiling fans, lights on the ceiling (the things we take for granted), a walk in closet, a screened in back porch and past that is just treees and nature, plenty of kitchen space, a dishwasher, TWO bathrooms, anddddd.... TWO bedrooms! but we only get one. let me explain...


we told them we were looking for a one bedroom apartment. (we couldn't afford the two bedroom, it's $200 more!!) they told us they were out of one bedrooms but due to demand they are "converting" the two bedrooms into one bedrooms. sounds very technical, huh. so how do they do that?


they LOCK THE DOOR to the second bedroom. and you aren't allowed to go in! even though it's in your very own apartment. and it just sits there. unused. empty. lonely. and voila! you have a "one bedroom" apartment. (they are nice enough to let us keep the second bathroom for like $30 more a month)


i have been having an ethical dilemma about how "wrong" it is to pick the lock to the second bedroom. it's no difference to them, right?! someone rationalize with me please...


anywho. it's a short and pleasant bike ride to campus, a less than ten minute drive (&even closer than where we are now) to work, and we are excited! it's called POINT O' VIEW apartments (not 'of'). we were soo stressed trying to find a place to live. we feel, like, 100 pounds off our backs now that we have a place! thank you dan for looking so diligently every day! so we move in august 7th. our lease here ends the end of july. so we have nowhere to live for a week... we'll figure it out.


in other news... dan is taking a summer semester class. PHYSICS. it's hard. but he's good at it (of course). dan's birthday week begins today! his birthday is next sunday (father's day!). we are doing great. just trying to live happily and simply and love each other. oh, and i discovered pinterest...