new york city

nyc: (day 4)

4 Jun 2014 NYC, travel + wander

“as my writing ambitions grew so did my fantasies of living in the city, in a lovely apartment with brick walls, lined with books. i’d spend my days in cafes and coffee shops, with a well-worn notebook and my laptop and the lates important book. i would attend readings and rub elbows with the writers i admired most. i’d have cocktails with the editor of the new yorker, and he would be so besotted, he’d ask to see some ofRead More

nyc: the people of new york city (day 3)

3 Jun 2014 NYC, travel + wander, usa

“but i always felt free in [new york city]. i found safety in its enclosures. the city let me relax into being myself. being who i am in new york didn’t feel like an action i took – it just felt like living.” – Melissa Febos in Goodbye to all that: Writers on loving and leaving New York it may be true that i did not wake up at 5:30 am on the third day in nyc ready to hitRead More

nyc: walk-eat-drink-repeat. and a broadway musical. (day 2.2)

2 Jun 2014 NYC, travel + wander, usa

“new york city is filled with random, quirky moments like this, chance collisions that just might change your life.” – hope edelman in goodbye to all that: writers on loving and leaving new york tummies full from chocolate croissants and coffee, we hit the streets again. it was still early in the day – mid-morning, perhaps – and we still had no plans. we were just going with the flow, deciding from block to block whether to continue straight aheadRead More

nyc: exploring without a map (day 2.1)

1 Jun 2014 travel + wander, usa

i reached the corner of avenue a, and in front of me sprawled Tompkins Square Park. its trees hung heavy with new growth, pollen sifting dreamily over the benches and grass, the dogs and playing children. bussing with laughter and motion and birdsong, it seemed more alive than anything i’d ever seen. smelling the spring that day, and in it my own unearthed history, i wanted to lift my face to the sky and howl.” – melissa febos in goodbyeRead More

nyc: alphabet city arrival (day 1)

29 May 2014 travel + wander, usa

well, folks, here we go! the beginning of my series of posts on our trip to new york city! i am so excited that i could post everything right now, but i thought i’d spare you the insanity of all of it at once, so i thought i’d begin with the day of our arrival in the big apple to get us started. let’s go to NYC!! we found a place to stay on airbnb, a fantastic organization/website that connectsRead More



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