When my parents told me that the home they had been renting for the past 18 years was being put up for sale and we had only a few months to find a new place, I wasn’t worried. But then I saw that my parents were having trouble finding another place in our small town. They felt they might be stuck with a one bedroom apartment, and wondered if I should find my own apartment, too. The thought of it was very appealing. How hard could it be? You sign a lease, agree to service from CPL Energy and get your Internet hooked up. After that, you just make sure that you pay your rent every month on time. I was already paying my parents rent each month. Continue reading
I invited my friends over to the apartments in Orlando FL for a holiday dinner. I wanted every one to make something and bring it with them, so I wouldn’t have to do all of the cooking. I made the main dish, which was a turkey, and that took a while to prepare. Some of my friends are better at making certain things than I am, such as desserts. One of my friends makes a really good red velvet cake that tastes like it was whipped up by a French chef with years of training at a fancy culinary arts school. Another one knows how to make a classic southern macaroni and cheese that has an amazing baked on cheese crust.
I pushed two tables together and covered them with a table cloth to make it seem like I had one long table. Continue reading