Why I Live Up North

Reason #2:

[F]lies and roaches are in abundance — I’ve seen them on several floors of our building, and I suspect nowhere in the city is there freedom from these pests. Roaches in New Orleans are particularly hideous things, capable of flight and often being as large as 3 inches or longer.

You have never heard a shriek until you have seen a giant flying roach land in a woman’s hair in New Orleans.

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