I’m glad we left. . .

I never ever thought I would say that I am glad we left Manhattan. We had a great life. Good jobs, nice apartment, parks, restaurants!! Oh do I miss the Thai and Malaysian food there. I even miss the Dominican mangu.

But I definitely don’t miss rats in the streets, a rare mouse in the house or cockroaches. But eh, they pretty much left me alone. I never had to touch them or have them in my proximity. But now there’s a new epidemic–Bedbugs. It’s so bad that it’s everywhere from the small SROs to the elite coops on the Upper West & Upper East Sides. One man in a posh condo had to spend $16K for rug removal and cleaning when his home became infested with this horrid beast.

One woman even caught them in a jar on her bed table. Ick.


About jaimeanne

I'm me. Graphic designer extraordinaire, urban master teacher of social studies, former adjunct professor, high school principal, and now most importantly-- Mom to the cutest little girl ever. I try to live by the quote, "Work like you don't need money, Love like you've never been hurt, And dance like no one's watching." I believe in Christ, and sometimes I'm just trying to figure out what He wants me to do. This blog chronicles that journey.
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One Response to I’m glad we left. . .

  1. redhatmandan says:

    I’ve had to deal with bedbugs in Romania on my mission. Let me tell you, I am totally with my wife, and super glad we’re not having to deal with bedbugs now.

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