A classic New York property tale: man buys apartment near Union Square with wife; moves to New Jersey with her; divorces wife; moves back into NYC apartment; crows about how much it has appreciated in value.
"It hardly felt like the same place," he comments. "The most recent renter had painted the walls a lovely, soothing sage green, and I've kept them that color... I have too much stuff, but I can't help it. The apartment's bedroom is too small for the extra-long king-size bed that my great grandfather built, so I reposition it periodically, trying to make it fit better. And my dining room set, which I won on Jeopardy just before I moved in to the apartment, is really too large for the living room."We're choking back the tears.
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