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pancakerabbit06, artillie , kensson , frenchroast , chaucerettescs , and whoever else happens by!
Ratings/Warnings:  None yet.
Open Characters: (Updated 8/4) Anyone living on the first floor, Mr. Erendrake of 2A, whoever lives in 2C, the mysterious spice-hoarding recluse of 3C, resident crazy old lady Fidelia Cotton of 4C, and an unlimited number of characters who may reside on the floors above.
Notes:  Unless it says otherwise, assume all letters have been slipped under the recipient's door.

Excerpt:
To: Current Occupant of Apartment 3B 

 

Hi!  Welcome to the building.  I’m Becca Roberts, I live directly above you.  Sorry I didn’t get to help you move in or anything—I try to be on first-name basis with everybody in the building, but lately I’ve been working a lot of night shifts, so it’s hard to socialize with new neighbors.  

I can still give you the inside scoop if you want it, though.  You’re on a good floor.  Morgan, the guy who lives in 3A, is super nice.  He plays viola some evenings, and he’s got a lot of talent.  (Just don’t say “good morning” to him if you see him in the hallway before 7 am, and he’s not holding coffee.)  As for your other next door neighbor, nobody knows much about whoever lives in 3C.  I don’t think any of us have even seen this individual; the only way we know that 3C is inhabited at all is that sometimes, for totally unknown reasons, it absolutely reeks of nutmeg.    Still he-or-she is totally quiet and never leaves anything blocking the hallway, as long as you like nutmeg, not a bad deal! 

So hey, tell me about yourself.  What brings you to the city? 

Becca 

P.S.  This is probably nothing, but it kind of freaked me out.  On my way home from work last night, I saw a guy in a suit outside your door, and it looked like he was trying to pick the lock.  I mean, for all I know, it was you, and you’d just forgotten your keys or something, it’s just that the guy bolted when he saw me.  I don’t know.  Maybe it was an innocent mix-up.

P.P.S.  Do you like oatmeal cookies?  I just made about 6 dozen, and am rapidly coming to the conclusion that this may be too much cookie for even I.


Comments

chaucerettescs
Aug. 5th, 2009 01:19 am (UTC)
One note tacked to the door
I hope you don't find this terribly rude and I do hope that I have the right apartment, but last night, at an absolutely unmentionable hour, I noticed an odd, dark-haired young man quite pleasantly swinging from the rungs of my fire escape, knocking over a fair few of my planters in the process. I believe the young man was quite intoxicated as when I poked my head out the window to shout at him, he only murmured something about chocolate eggs and scaled the fire escape to your window.

I am quite certain the young man is a tenant of this apartment, or, at least, grudgingly hope he is, because if not, that's one more nosy stranger to worry about. If he is a tenant of this apartment, I would like him to know that he destroyed several quite exemplary Hydrangeas and that I really must demand compensation.

Peter Gray,
Apartment 2B
artillie
Aug. 5th, 2009 01:34 am (UTC)
Note tacked to the door in response
If it was a young black man you saw, then it was my roommate. Cadburry claims that he doesn't remember anything, and that if anything had happened he would have "totally remembered it because I was only blazed that night." However, looking down at the alleyway, I did see a flower pot and some purple flowers. How much did they cost? I'll tell him it was twice that.

Anna Stern, 3B

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