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The City Is My Boyfriend

It’s been exactly one month and two days since I moved to the big apple. I can’t believe it! It’s mine and the city’s one-month anniversary–and just in time for Valentine’s Day. I’ve been joking around with my girlfriends here that I was going to be anti-Valentine’s Day and wear black instead of red or pink to showcase my disdain. But ┬álast night as I was gazing into my closet looking for something black, I heard the rumble of the train and took a look at the New York skyline (something I do a lot when I’m at home) and realized that joking or not, I should celebrate all the love that’s in my life, including the love I have for this city.

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Experiences

Godiva will make me fat.

Obviously these three and a half (four ish?) months are filled with them. Good ones, bad ones. Embarrassing ones, out-of-body ones. Experiences I’ll only have here.

Every morning when I open my eyes, the first thing I see is the Empire State building, and every morning I sit up after the realization sets in once more about where I am.

Today is my day off from work and I’m sitting in a fabulous little coffee shop called Sweetleaf about two stops away from where I live. I’m going to do my best to recount some of the best experiences I’ve had these past two weeks…(neglected posting last week…it was BUSY…I won’t ever let it happen again). Continue reading