A Year In New York

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Day 365: 11 Things New York Taught Me

June 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Today I’ve been running last-minute errands and pondering what it all means, spending a year in New York City. I’ve worn through a lot of shoe leather in this crazy town and learned some hard lessons,  and now it’s time for me to pass those lessons on to you. Here goes: 1. The World Won’t […]

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Tags: Deep Thoughts · East Coast v. West Coast · Encounters with Nature · Getaways · Sights & Scenes · The Rat Race · Urban Survival · Why I Hate This Town · Why I Love This Town

Day 67: The 8:38 to Nowhere

September 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

The day in the Hamptons had started so well. After yesterday’s jellyfishing in Long Beach, Joo and I took the LIRR all the way to Montauk, on the far eastern tip of Long Island. Moment after Kodak moment, like these: I always imagined the Hamptons as the sort of place where Gaylord plugs in the […]

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Tags: Getaways