"Add me to the chorus of people who don't see how she found this surprising. At the very least, she knew it was a huge gamble. I feel bad for the woman, don't get me wrong, but as a teacher, she is a sympathetic character. If she were an I-banker there would be a lot more Nelson Muntz HA-ha's right now methinks. I wish I had a cool mil to invest in an apartment, and I sure have shit wouldn't have moved to the butt end of Williamsburg! She is from Long Island and does not appear to be a hipster, which makes the whole thing even more inexplicable." [South Burg Degentrification Watch: 'Feeling Stranded']
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