I mentioned recently, that I've just moved into a new apartment. Let me tell you something about renting in the Bay Area. Its crazy and I'm not exagerating! When viewing a potential home, rarely will you be the only viable candidate present. That said, you had better come prepared with a list of references, credit report, deposit, possibly a resume, pay check stubs and the list goes on. Make sure you're wearing your running shoes because next, you'll have to race over to a rental office and hope that you're the first one to arrive.
Well, after all that, I got the apartment. Its an attic studio on the third floor of a victorian comercial building over a small cafe and despite the pepto bismol color of the walls, I love it! Now, I'm in the process of painting and learning how awkward an attic home can be. While the angeld cealings are one of my favorite elements, coinsidentally, the walls end in low places making it difficult to position furnature. Fortunately, there have been many before me to dwell in such an eclectic space and this is one Chicago based attic that I'm currently drawing inspiration from:
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