Monthly Archives: October 2010

Part-A

We are having a party this Saturday night. Officially, it’s to welcome Scott to the neighborhood but unofficially it’s to invite Michelle. Plus, I have met a lot of people in the past few months and I thought it would … Continue reading

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Letter Carrier Hung

My mailman wrote back. His name is Hung. He is Vietnamese. He said in eighteen years of being a letter carrier, no one on his route has ever written to him before so he was especially touched by my note introducing … Continue reading

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Gangland

So here’s what happened the other night when I went to Mario’s “crib” to catch the game with his friends. First of all, I have never been to Boyle Heights before. I guess that’s what they’re talking about when they … Continue reading

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Garage Guy, part 2

I ran into the same garage guy again last night in the Santa Monica parking structure. He was like, “Hey, I know you. The guy who didn’t understand ‘Inception.’” I said, “I don’t think I was the only person who … Continue reading

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My Story So Far…

Closed on the big deal at work so now I have some time to update the blog. This is where things stand after about three months of the Project: 1. Scott has turned out to be a really cool roommate. … Continue reading

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Working Hard/Hardly Working

Ramping up on an LBO of a tool and die manufacturer. Working 100+ hours a week. Scott must be psyched I’m never home.

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Elevator Girl Is My Friend

Had lunch with Michelle again today. This time I talked about my significant other. Not to sound too Machiavellian here, but I definitely feel like I’m projecting an image of a “safe” work friend. On top of that, my problems … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Period

The reason I haven’t updated this week is because I’ve been too busy going out with Scott. The move was not as bad as I thought. Scott doesn’t have that much shit which is nice and he put a lot … Continue reading

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Flurry of Strangers

Newspaper guy said hi to me this morning. I asked him why the L.A. Times combined the real estate section with the business section. He said he didn’t know. Talked to another waitress yesterday. She wasn’t as hostile as all … Continue reading

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