Tuesday, May 18, 2010

11:06 p.m.

Showing an apartment is a balancing act. What do they read on Craigslist and what do they see in person?

It's about illusions and personalities among rooms: clean, eucalyptus bathroom smell must somehow mesh with yet distinguish itself from fresh-baked-brownies-kitchen smell.

Also, meeting any potential renter is a test of one's ability to stretch the truth through detail: disheveled books and unsipped tea on the table by the chair near the window imply that happiness, solitude and Vitamin D are constantly acquired whilst living here. Additionally, the unrolled yoga mat and not recently used keyboard say "Yes, you can have it all."

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