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Spoiled Rotten!

Posted by corrieann on January 31st, 2009 filed in Uncategorized

I am soooo getting spoiled here!  At work I have a little man who comes to greet me every day and carry my belongings in to work.  The walk from the cab drop off to the office is almost a half mile, but it’s a pleasant walk.  I can never remember his name so I call him Pedro.  Sadly, whenever I can’t remember the “helps” name, I give them a name, usually something in regards to their physical nature, like PePe.  Pepe is this sweet, young boy who comes to clean our house once a week.  He is soo nice and always has a big smile on his face.  He never understands a word I say, so I always have a long conversation with him while he’s cleaning.  For some reason, I am inclined to speak to the people here in what little spanish I know.  I figure they can’t understand me in english anyway, so I practice my spanish.

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Every door is opened for me by guards, a driver or doorman.  If I really wanted something at work, all I would have to do is ask and someone would get it.  I usually don’t ask.  As a matter of fact, I usually fight the guys opening the doors.  I can get my own door!

The class structure if evident by the fact that we have a 2 bedroom condo and then we have a mystery third bedroom, the maids quarters.  It even has its own bathroom and shower, although it’s very small and reminds me more of a bathroom at a campground.  Our maid doesn’t live with us, but I definitely enjoy him coming by to clean once a week.  I wonder if I can get my hubby to do that as well!

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