Well, it looked like the roommate I had lined up has backed out. She just got back from Europe and doesn't have a job yet. It's a shame because she and I have been roommates in the past and we got along great. Contrast that with my last roommate who was intelligent, a great cook, and so negative that some of my friends started avoiding me so they wouldn't have to put up with her. Oh, and then there was the time I had a roommate call me up and asked me to cover for him in case his work called so they wouldn't realize he was in jail. Whoops.
At the current rate of cash burn, there's no way I can save enough money to buy a house (or flee the country.) Now if I would fire my housekeeper and watch my budget, I wouldn't have a problem, but I'm spoiled. If I get another rotten roommate, life will be hell and I'll be regretting it, but if I get a another good one, I won't mind at all. The problem lies in the fact that I won't know until it's too late to do anything about it :/
And the sooner I get a roommate, the sooner I can buy a house and get my own cat(s)!