Depending on the Landlord

“I’m glad you’re home, darling,” said Elizabeth when we got back to the house on Saturday.

“I kept having to call the landlord…

“I called him first because there was a leak in the basement…and then because the fire alarm went off and I couldn’t figure out how to turn it off. And then, calling him just got to be a habit, I guess…because you weren’t here…

“So when I got stuck in the snow, I didn’t know who to call. So I called him. And he came right over with a couple Latin Americans. They helped push me out of the snow…

“And then, I got my finger stuck in the corkscrew. I know this sounds silly. But I was opening a bottle of wine and a bit of my skin got caught in the mechanism… And the more I tried to get it out, the more stuck it became…

“What could I do? It wasn’t an emergency…I couldn’t go to the emergency ward… Or, I guess I could have gone to the hardware store…or maybe to the kitchen appliances department…

“I didn’t know who to call, so I called the landlord… I guess I’ve come to depend on him…”

“Sounds like I got back just in time…”


Bill Bonner
for Markets and Money

Bill Bonner

Bill Bonner

Best-selling investment author Bill Bonner is the founder and president of Agora Publishing, one of the world's most successful consumer newsletter companies. Owner of both Fleet Street Publications and MoneyWeek magazine in the UK, he is also author of the free daily e-mail Markets and Money.

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.. so it’s good to have a landlord?

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