Guest post by Janet Sylvan
There are so many different areas of L. A. that I’m terrified I will end up renting a house in the wrong part of town. Obviously, I know enough about crime statistics and bad neighborhoods to stay away from those.
What I mean is, what is the commute going to be like? Will I live close enough to where I’ll be working to be able to get back and forth in under 30 minutes? I hear horror stories of people stuck in two hour long commutes because of clogged freeways. I can’t bear the thought of sitting in my car for two hours in the morning and again two hours each evening just to get back and forth from work.
I don’t want to leave my dogs alone in the house that long, either. I’m not sure this is going to work out well for us.