Category: New York

I miss NY

My New York friends joked that they had to drink every time I mentioned Seattle. I’m pretty sure my Seattle friends will start a similar game – if they haven’t already. Now that I’m back in Sea-town, I’m frequently asked if I miss New York and what I miss most. The answer to the first…

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4 days remain

“It’s OK to throw away the peas” I breathed a sigh of relief when Navani said those words. I put so much pressure on myself not to be wasteful, but I’m moving, and I can’t take everything with me. I also can’t eat it all before I go. Believe me, I’ve been trying. So, I’m…

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New York detox

Last night, I was looking on Meetup for a former New Yorkers group in Seattle. I feel like we all need a guide to help us adjust to life outside the Big Apple. We need someone to: Grab our wrists when we start walking out into the street. Remind us that “Manha’an” actually has two…

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This is a no-stress zone

I’ve been so stressed this week. Like, sick-to-my-stomach, I’ve-developed-a-rash stressed. Why? Oh, I just quit my job, my boss was in town (he’s a good boss, for the record) during another intense news cycle while the how-tos of my job change daily (sometimes hourly), so I constantly wonder if I’m doing things right or if…

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It’s hot

It’s been hot in New York City and those of you who know me in real life know that hot is not my favorite. I live on the fifth and top floor of my building. The halls have no windows, so the place gets hot when it’s 80+ degrees outside. Even 70+. I am so…

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