Monday, September 10, 2007

Enter The Roommate

I just got a phone call from my new roommate.* Since I'm still in the university-owned apartment, it's all been handled by the housing department. He's moving in on the 15th, coming from the Great White North. Well, close to the great white north anyway, but still in the US. Anyway, should be interesting. He's a musician, maybe trumpet? Very cool really, but I'm wondering if he'll be practicing in the apartment.

See? It is all about me.

Also, I asked if he was going to need any help moving in. He said that he was going to just be flying in with a couple of bags. I didn't ask specifically, but it seems he's not bringing anything else. Cool to travel light and all, but um... you're going to be here for a while, yaknow? Then he asked if the apartment was furnished. Hehe. Furnished. Funny guy.

* Very fun information. I killed my contract with AT&T and switched over to their Gophone pay-as-you-go plan. So far it's quite cool. I went from ~$40/month to nada. 'Cause, well I don't have any friends who might call me. I just bought a $30 card and all is good (although the card expires in 3 months, which is patently evil, but evil on a scale I'm prepared to accept from a cell phone company). Anyway, I discovered when he called that incoming calls are free. I mean, they should be and all, but still. Bonus cool.

3 comments:

BrightStar said...

I've been thinking about going pay-as-I-go, but I have another year on this stinkin' contract...

Did you have a roommate last year? And the roommate is only arriving now? didn't school already start? this is all so confusing...

Overread said...

Well, yeah, I did have a roommate last year, but he was only doing a one year MA before running of to a monster salary the likes of which I'll never see in my lifetime. Not that I'm bitter or anything.

Oh, and we start school a little later in this part of the world. We're lazy like that. Then again, we're taking finals when you guys have run off into the early summer sun. :)

BrightStar said...

Don't be bitter, unless you actually want the kind of job he took.

I actually don't finish the school year until Memorial Day weekend where I work. We have this majorly long winter break / winter session. Once school gets out in Mid-December, classes don't start until almost Mid-February in 2008.