To have and to hold

In a co-op, you don’t own land, you own shares in a corporation that owns the land under a big building. So even though you “own” an apartment, you really own a piece of paper with a number of shares printed on it.

So this, which arrived last week, of course choked me up.

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Now I just need to mow my land.

2 thoughts on “To have and to hold

  1. “Why, land is the only thing in the world worth workin’ for, worth fightin’ for, worth dyin’ for, because it’s the only thing that lasts. “

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