Besides me, David Sedaris is the only American I know of who spent a big part of his early 20s rooming with an elderly stranger. He describes this time, during which he took up residence in a Chapel Hill boarding house out of some vague, misplaced nostalgia for an erstwhile age, in his 2007 essay "This Old House." But the four months I spent with C.C. were a little different.
Where have you lived, Shilpi Paul?
Remembering the people we've lived with.
Where have you lived, Luke Bailey?
Where have you lived, Marissa Barker?
Where have you lived, Nicole Johns?
Places I’ve Lived: Above a Coffee House, a Subsistence Farm in Tuscany, and a Chain of Remote Islands
Where have you lived, Lyndsie Bourgon?
Where have you lived William J. Read?
Where and how did you live, Josh?