Archives: March, 2008

Kevin — March 27, 2008, 2:17 pm

Ten Pounds of Socks and Ginch

So here’s a bit of “New York Life” that has me a little perplexed. After about a week in my new apartment, I was faced with a pretty common problem – I needed to so some laundry. Problem is, my building is 160 years old and there isn’t a laundry room in the complex, because […]

Kevin — March 17, 2008, 10:20 pm

The Man From Snowy Rochester

Another weekend, another trip to Ikea. I take the free shuttlebus, lug home a shelf that I can fit in a taxi, and assemble away. Next weekend might just see the unpacking of the final box! LAST weekend, though, that was different. No Ikea THAT weekend! I actually LEFT New York and headed NORTH, near […]

Kevin — March 4, 2008, 7:16 pm

The Handyman Can’t

Ok, I admit it, I have no business owning a toolbox, much less power tools. I suck at home repair / renovation / upgrades / whatever. Even Assembling bonehead items from Ikea taxes my meager handyman abilities. I mean, I managed to put up some new venetian blinds on my windows with luck and some […]