Twice a week I put on my gi and belt, and grab my notebook and weapons, and head to the dojo.
I had planned for the cost of renting a moving van and so on, but the “goodbye Ann Arbor” expenses added up quickly.
Why was I so uncomfortable with my friend living in the space I had once called home?
Sharing an apartment with someone else is complicated in the best of times, and looking for an apartment is quite possibly the worst of times.
Pay Back a Friend Day comes with an official Friends Again Report, in which we learn that 53 percent of people surveyed have lost a friendship over loaned money.
That night, I received nearly $200 in donations, and had no idea how to react other than to say “thank you” as humbly as I could and purchase my ticket out of town.
And the cost of offering them the Friends and Family Rate.