Summary Of ' The First Thing I Am Going About The Apartment '

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“I’m going to ask Johannes if we can see the apartment again before we fly home so I can to take room and window measurements.” “Honey, that’s a great idea, I can’t wait to decorate,” I said with great enthusiasm. “I won’t be able to sleep tonight. I just love the kitchen. I can’t believe it has granite counters and beautiful wooden cabinetry. It’s obvious that an American had a hand in designing the apartment.” “We must open a bank account in Marsciano,” Vince replied, without reacting to my comment. “I am sure that Johannes will help us with that. More than likely, we will have to give him the earnest deposit immediately.” “The first thing I am going to do” I continued with comments about what was important to me, “is get rid of all those dingy, old-lady curtains Ann hung in every window. I don’t want any curtains anywhere, I want to flaunt the space’s natural light and airy ambiance. Nonetheless, we will need some kind of window covering to shield us from the sun on the door to the terrazzo. I bet it gets very hot in that living room on a sunny day.” Before turning onto the E45 highway back to Orvieto, we took a slow drive through Marsciano to familiarize ourselves with the city center. Although there were no the big, American-style, shopping malls (thank God), there was a good Home Improvement store called the Brico, Euronics sold home electronics and appliances and a large American-style supermarket called the Conad rivaled the supermarkets I patronized at

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