One Cockroach

Nearly every single morning, I am the first lady to use the restroom on the second floor of the library. This leaves me the unenviable task of turning on the light before I go inside. I flip the switch and prepare myself for what might dart out in front of me: a lone large cockroach. Every morning, one large cockroach is fleeing from the light (and my shoe!)

Why just one? And why do I need to squish it? The Almighty must be giving me some sort of spiritual lesson from the cockroach. Maybe it represents the devil’s activities in my life. I am grateful there are not a swarm of la cucurachas to dance upon or run away from! Each day I have the responsibility to symbolically crunch sin.

You are all creeped out now, I am sure. You should see all the crickets running around!! 😉

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6 Responses to “One Cockroach”


  1. 1 Dawn August 21, 2007 at 8:13 am

    Ewww….get the traps! 🙂

  2. 2 Gemaecca August 21, 2007 at 3:44 pm

    Or it could just mean that the powers-that-be need to call Orkin. 😉

  3. 3 Christine August 22, 2007 at 1:10 pm

    ow my! That is not something I’d want to wake up to every morning!

  4. 4 Cathy August 22, 2007 at 1:12 pm

    “Or it could just mean that the powers-that-be need to call Orkin.”

    Right after they fix the a/c!

    Seriously, did they fix it?

  5. 5 cbrunette August 22, 2007 at 1:42 pm

    The A/C, as far as I can tell, has been fixed. A huge crane lifted it up into place on Monday morning!

    No such luck with bug-busting. You should have seen and smelled the buckets of dead crickets the guys shoveled out of the elevator shaft! It still stinks in there. I take the steps.

    ~Anna

  6. 6 Cara Michele August 22, 2007 at 8:14 pm

    I was sitting on my bed reading the other night and I saw something crawl across the floor, so I leaned down to look at it. It was just a cricket, so I said “hello” and then left it alone. But I thought to myself, “Why are people freaked out by spiders and cockroaches, but crickets are no big deal?” So, hmmm… just thought I’d share. 😉

    Love & peace,
    CM


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