Category Archives: Reflecting

I get by with a little help…

It’s been a crazy few weeks. First, I was evacuated from my apartment in the Financial District for what I thought would be a long weekend away during Hurricane Sandy. I grabbed a few pairs of sweatpants and two t-shirts. … Continue reading

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Vermont adventures: Why city people need to step outside

How do you know you have officially become a city girl? When you embark on a “moderate-level” hike and have to turn back before you have reached the half way point. Yes, I’m ashamed to say that really happened. So … Continue reading

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What living in NYC has taught me

In just a few months, it will be my 2-year anniversary living in New York. It’s crazy how fast the time has passed, and how much my perception about NYC has changed. I’ve discovered hidden gems and met lots of interesting people, … Continue reading

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You know you’re in the suburbs when…

You know you’re in the suburbs when… 10. You have to drive everywhere 9. Everyone knows each other at the local movie theater (Yes, this really happened) 8. Movies cost $7.00 for a Monday night special 7. You wake up … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 21st Century

It’s been a historical week in New York. On Friday night, gay marriage was legalized. A day later, I attended my first gay wedding. The energy and joy felt through NYC this past weekend was truly astounding. Pride weekend became … Continue reading

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You Are What You Wear

The media was buzzing yesterday with results from a study at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. The gist of this study: designer clothes make people like you. There is no doubt that I perceive people partially based on their appearance, … Continue reading

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Maybe people aren’t so bad, afterall.

Two instances in the past week made me question the common conception that New Yorkers are selfish people. In movies and on TV, New Yorkers are often made out to be a fast-paced, uncaring and selfish breed. I now have evidence to … Continue reading

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