Room for Rent?

I didn't hear much from Kurt after the incident with Blue Van Tenant, aside from a few texts that were clearly meant for someone else...named Bryn. The texts were nasty and accusatory, laden with profanity and grammatical errors so horrendous that even auto-correct couldn't make sense of them. But the intentions were clear, even to… Continue reading Room for Rent?

Kurt & the “Mother Lover”

"So my life has abruptly changed; my fiance' is pregnant." A few weeks before I received his 30 second (as opposed to 30 day) notice of intent to move out, Kurt had been just a bit...off. Up until that point, he had been considerate, respectful and helpful, rarely complaining about anything. When he did have… Continue reading Kurt & the “Mother Lover”

Meet “Kurt”

For $260 a month he got an 8 x 10 room with a bed, a chair and a storage bin in a house shared with four strangers. And yet, something about him was quite charming. I first met Kurt when he rented a room from us in Akron. For $260 a month he got an… Continue reading Meet “Kurt”