May 15, 2007

movin’ on down to the west side

This weekend Lauren and I drove up to San Jose for Mother’s day as well as to search for a place to live after graduation. After looking at a ridiculous number of apartments over an increasingly stressful three days, we finally managed to secure the only one we really wanted.

It’s not the largest place we visited, and it certainly wasn’t the newest; The current owner’s grandparents bought the house from the original owner in 1921. I could talk about it, but instead, how about I just post some pics plz…

The New/Old House.
View from the street

The fig tree in which Teddy Roosevelt lost his virginity

Living Room
Ultra-futuristic furniture from 1923

Unfortunately, the current tenants hadn’t left yet and so we didn’t photograph as thoroughly as we would have otherwise. The rest of what we have can be seen here.


  1. Looking snazzy. I like the stepped ceiling and big windows in the main room. Yeah, and that TV in there now has got to go…way too small and old-fashioned. Vacuum tube? Are you kidding me?

    Comment by Thomas — May 16, 2007 @ 12:00 pm

  2. Wow! Great job, you guys, that place is awesome. Way to be big kids and have real jobs and a BACKYARD! I’m excited for you, that looks super duper.

    Comment by rachel — May 16, 2007 @ 1:03 pm

  3. Nice! The house looks sweet. Congratulations.

    Comment by Byron — May 18, 2007 @ 8:46 am

  4. Hey, congrats guys! And what an excellent backyard for a bbq… :)

    Comment by mel — May 25, 2007 @ 9:24 pm

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