The Paper Raincoat on The 404.
A little mortgage math
So a number of people have asked my why I didn’t buy a place in New York City. So let’s do the math just for a minute. The average selling price of a one bedroom in the city is $700,000. So assuming that I had the 20% down payment to put down of $140,000, the amount that I would be borrowing would have been $560,000. Assuming I had good credit, I could get a 30 year fixed...
Against conventional wisdom about baby factories →
On pulling out (I’m not advocating this)… It’s actually pretty effective. Compare pulling out to condoms - both methods are very effective when used perfectly (about 4% vs 2%)…and less good in real practice (about 18% vs 17%). Scary numbers for condom users, maybe, but many couples rely on condoms alone at least sometimes. Not all sex is planned. And when sex is gonna...
“A First Chance” - A Documentary about the Boys and Girls Club of Newport, Rhode Island.
J: but with you, i would just tell you
J: shut your damn piehole
J: i dont want to hear you blather on
J: i cant say that to cathy, she would have a hysterical fit
J: and jump off a cliff
D: shut your damn piehole
D: what are you, 85 with a cane?
J: wimmen are meant to be seen
J: and not heard
J: didja hear me
D: are you going to whack me with the cane for good measure?