Lessons From New York City

Today as I absent-mindedly doodled in my planner while on hold with yet another potential venue for voter registration events, a little note i had written at the bottom of today’s date caught my eye: 3 weeks left. Excuse my french, but holy shit. Where the hell did the time go? I feel like itContinue reading “Lessons From New York City”

1 down, 9 to go

While my title insinuates that I am keeping track of my time here, I really can’t say that I am. Already, it feels much too real for me to be doing so- I feel like I actually have moved here, and that I’m simply at the beginning of a new job. I believe that meansContinue reading “1 down, 9 to go”

Beauty and Essex and Awe

Neale Donald Walsch once said, “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” This first weekend has proven that mantra to me throughout. I am in a new city, where I am a minority for the first time in my life, and I barely know anyone. That’s a lot to take on at once.Continue reading “Beauty and Essex and Awe”