Goodbye to Some Of That: Upon Leaving New York

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.  T.S. Eliot I spent half of my life trying to get to New York. I then spent a year trying to leave it, and I finally did. … Continue reading

If I Had a Day In New York City: A Tour from a Local’s Perspective

“I still believed in possibilities then, still had the sense, so peculiar to New York, that something extraordinary would happen any minute, any day, any month.” Joan Didion “A bad day in New York City is still better than a good day anywhere else.” Etsy Spending one day in New York City is like standing under Niagara Falls … Continue reading

Ten Reasons Why I Love New York

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog entry here reflecting on my transition from Los Angeles. I reflected on the city that had been my home for almost a decade, and why I decided to leave it for the first love of my life, New York City. After living here in Manhattan for … Continue reading