Note to self: work a little harder pretending to be normal.

Before we left for India, I told my roommates that during monsoon season the flat  sometimes has large palmetto bugs (large flying cockroaches).  I assured them that we wouldn’t have any this time of year.

This gave my roommates an idea to prank me at 4:00AM this morning. They put rubber cockroaches on the floor of my bathroom.

A normal person would scream or jump.  Nope, not me. I say,  “Come look at this cool bug on the floor.  Oh, there’s another one.  It’s strange, it has the wings of a coakroach but it has stubby antennae and it’s legs are too short.  Maybe it’s some sort of beetle”   I proceed to take pictures of it and try to make it move with my finger and realize it’s rubber.


About EssentialYoga Studio

Roberta Dell'Anno E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer Owner EssentialYoga Studio. Roberta has been practicing yoga since 1988 and teaching yoga since 2004. She has studied extensively under master yoga teachers Patricia Walden, Zoë Stewart, Sri Arun H.S., Elise Browning Miller, and others. She completed a two year Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training program with Sr. Iyengar Teacher, Peentz Dubble in June 2017. Roberta has studied yoga at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Memorial Institute in Pune, India during June 2011, February 2014, attended Abhijata's 2-week intensive in Pune, India, December 2016 and BKS Iyengar's Centenary 10-day intensive taught by Prashantji & Geetaji, December 2018. She completed training and certification with Elise Browning Miller as a 'Yoga for Scoliosis' instructor in 2014, completed a 500 hour Hatha Yoga Certification program with AURA Wellness Center in 2005 and is registered with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500. She has been a Certified Meditation Teacher since June 2007 and an Usui Reiki Practitioner since 1989. The studio provides individual & specialized privates, semi-privates, group private sessions, and yoga workshops. Roberta conducts local and out of town workshops. She specializes in yoga for scoliosis and back care. She uses props to help students and teachers of all levels transform their backbends, twists, standing and seated postures, as well as inversions like sarvangasana (shoulderstand). She also works with individuals who have physical challenges, specifically individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, CMT, Parkinson's Disease, scoliosis, and amputees in private, semi-private and group sessions.​​​
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1 Response to Note to self: work a little harder pretending to be normal.

  1. Richard Hudak says:

    Either it is what Utah Phillips said Frypan Jack called a “tramp roach” , or someone has your number.

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