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Preparations are being made for my move to Montreal.  I’ve found my place to live for the next year.  Though I’ve moved across the country several times now, and I couldn’t count how many times I’ve moved in total, this is definitely a new experience for me.  I’ve never had to find an apartment while not having the liberty to inspect places myself.
 
You can check out the original Craig’s List Ad for my apartment for my apartment.  It has a few pictures of the place.  If you follow the link and check out the ad, you’ll know absolutely as much as I do right now about the place that I’ll be moving into this Sunday.
  
I decided to get a 2 bedroom place.  Either I’ll start hunting on Craig’s List for a suitable roomate once I get up there (hopefully someone who can keep an eye on the cats when I’m gone at work), or just keep the whole place for myself so that I have a spare room for when guests come in from out of town.  And I really do hope you guys will come!   I’m trying right now to think of this Montreal move more as a one year working vacation, than as a permanent move to a new city.
 
I have to extend out a big, warm thanks to my friend Chloe for taking the time to go look at the place for me.  All I was looking for a was thumbs up.  So, when she said the place checked out, I signed the lease.
 
Maybe I should be a little more careful when making life decisions like these.  It seems that as I grow older I should become more cautious.  Instead, making life decisions with little information becomes easier every year.  I’m really hoping this makes me either enough of a Taoist that I simply trust the universe will place me exactly where I aught to be, or enough of a Buddhist that I just don’t worry about it.
 
The rest of my week here in Moncton is tying up loose ends, and figuring out what stuff I can fit into a car that is the most essential for my life in the next few months.  It’s an excercise of minimalizing and prioritizing that I would recommend to anyone to try regularly, whether you’re moving cross-country or not.
 
 
 
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Written by anthonygreene

August 29, 2006 at 3:46 pm

Posted in the wondrous tao

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  1. Hey there,
    I am female and u\’re age 33.  Why not get to know each other.  Planning to stay in Montreal for a long while?  This internet stuff is the best way to meet new people.  Obviously I rather not send pics, but meet people for lunch or breakfast or movie and get to know eachother first.  I traval with my favorite car BMW Lol (bus metro walk).  I dont think it\’s important to me and I am independant.  Fun to get to know once u\’ve gotten to know me.
    Sexual experience? We can discuss it later on. Lol
    Contact me.  Dont hesitate

    Wonderworks

    April 17, 2007 at 4:28 pm


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