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Lightning storm from the 18th floor of a midrise in Chicago .. during the year without summer

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I've been flat hunting. I gotta be out by the end of April. I saw an okay place today ... not sure about it. Guess I'm in Chicago for another year.

Looks like it's going to snow tomorrow evening. I wonder if I should work from home.

I need to find a new place. I think I'm going to be here another year.

I'm pretty sure a pickpocket stole my phone on the Irving Park Blue Line stop yesterday. I didn't realize it until two stops later. My head is filled in rage. I can understand why we use to kill thieves. I hope someone slits his throat or he gets pushed in front of a train.

It is quite rainy tonight. I wonder how long it will be until first snowfall.

I've found one place I really like that's $1895. Oof. It has laundry and a garden, but no parking.

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My roommate's girlfriend moves in this summer and I've gotta find a new place. I'm thinking about living by myself again, but as I look around at places and prices, I feel like I'm living in Seattle again.

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