Does the perfect roommate exist?

Excerpt from: "Does the perfect roommate exist?" by Carol Stoker
published in the Boston Globe, April 11, 1979, pp. 61 and 67.

…Bulletin boards at work or at church can help you find roommates. So can student housing offices, if you're affiliated with a university. Many local households have formed around common interests or been spawned by social clubs. For instance, several members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a medieval study group, formed into a Dorchester household where experimental recipes from the Middle Ages are often the bill of fare.