I moved into the Albuquerque NM apartments during my first year of graduate school, and I’ve met some pretty interesting people. There’s one weird guy who always walks around with his shirt off, no matter how hot or cold the weather is outside. I’m starting to think he doesn’t have any nerve endings in his skin, because he doesn’t seem to be affected by the temperature. Whenever I see him, he always greets me, but he does it in a weird way. He says some kind of funny joke or quote and then immediately starts laughing. I think he’s been up to something.
Other than the weird guy, the rest of the people are pretty normal in the apartments. There is one girl who lives not too far down from me, and I like interacting with her. Even when she’s having a bad day, she always finds a way to think positively about it. Even when I’m feeling down, she’ll say something that will cheer me up. Continue reading