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How we spent our 7 waking hours in NYC

Alright, so I basked in the glow of the mountains of North Carolina + I sank down into my roots while relaxing at the coast of North Carolina. And that means that, sadly, my time in my home state was done. But, no worries.…

16 Aug 2018
nyc vlogging

Liz+Lina’s NYC vlog

My two posts about our whirlwind NYC visit this summer are already posted and now it’s time for the video blog = vlog! My amazing wife, Lina, has done a beautiful job gathering, creating, and editing a video blog of our NYC trip moments…

30 Jul 2017
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48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 2

Rise + Shine! It’s day 2 in NYC! Well, my jet lag was definitely not better by day 2, since I woke up at 4am, but that’s ok. I was also reaaaaally excited to get out and have an entire day to explore. Here…

23 Jul 2017
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48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 1

It’s doesn’t matter where you are in NYC, you can’t take the NYC out of NYC. Alright, I admit it… I totally had my own preconceived notions about spending 48-ish hours in the Upper East Side. Fancy pansy people. Upper class storefronts filled with…

21 Jul 2017
culture nyc

fifteen ways nyc teaches me how to live

fifteen years ago today, i was a mere 26 years old. i worked as a special education teacher in asheville, north carolina. i was married to my ex-husband. and i had just been offered a job at a church in a nearby small mountain…

11 Sep 2016
nyc

Summer in Brooklyn 2.2

Let’s continue with the second half of our full day in Brooklyn, ok? You can read about the first half –> here.  We had totally enjoyed a relaxing time by the waterfront, overlooking the Manhattan skyline + decided it was time to get some…

27 Jul 2016
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Summer in Brooklyn • 2.1

With just two and a half days in New York City, you’d think that it wouldn’t be possible to do a lot. But, y’all, Lina and I crammed in a ton of stuff – even in the middle of our jet lagged bodies +…

25 Jul 2016
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Summer in Brooklyn • 1

I just spent 2.5 days in NYC with my love and it was pure magic.  We love New York, and visit as often as we can, always seeking to soak up those special vibes that you can only get in NYC. Since we’ve been…

22 Jul 2016
asheville gatherings in the wild nyc

the swedish invasion: round 2.

well, as i mentioned in yesterday’s post (the last nyc post), we made it back to asheville from the big city. all four of us. that’s right, lina’s brother, jonas, and cousin, peter, from sweden met us in new york and flew down from…

5 Jun 2014
nyc travel

nyc: (day 4)

“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…

4 Jun 2014