The Basement Tapes

I spent far too much time hanging out in basements this weekend, and am completely exhausted. First, on Saturday, one of the storage rooms in the basement of my building flooded; since my condo association is currently without a management/maintenance company, that means that it was up to the board members to clean up the […]


Time once again for early morning musings on all that I am thankful for over the past year; which given the current state of the economy and world politics might be a difficult task: My condo actually increased in value, it would seem, which given he current real estate market conditions is a minor miracle. […]

Hot hot hot

Oh my hell, is it hot! I can’t believe I just typed “Oh my hell” … I’ve been living in Utah for too long; local colloquialisms are starting to rub off on me … But that’s not the point. The point is that it’s been effin’ hot the past few days, and my air conditioner […]

It’s a shaker!

Magnitude 6.3 – NEVADA Earthquake Details Magnitude 6.3 earthquake near Wendover, NV Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 14:16:05 UTC. Location 41.076°N, 114.771°W No damage at my place, but according to the news, there are reports of damage elsewhere in the valley … obviously, I would expect damage to be worse closer to the epicenter. Thankfully, […]

First night …

Here it is, 1:30am on my first night in my new apartment/condo/home. It feels weird to be here … it still doesn’t feel like my place. Not sure why, because it’s just as messy as pretty much any other place I’ve ever lived in my life, excluding the vast majority of the house in Midvale […]


Apparently, I bought a parking lot in Sandy instead of a condo in Holladay! Yep; according to essentially all of my mortgage and title documents, I bought 2770 East 9500 South, instead of 2270 East 4500 South. And, of course, I didn’t notice this until AFTER I signed all the documents yesterday, until AFTER the […]