This isn’t my commute anymore…

This isn’t my commute anymore, but my next post prompted this: We were little humans, hidden on streets, overshadowed by tall buildings touching the sky. We swam through crowds crashing like waves, following stairs found in gaps in concrete, and dropped in and out of a whole world underground. We sprinted to trains, squeezed into […]

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….So many of my NYC memories survive in my heart.

So many of these memories involved an accomplice. We didn’t know the day we emptied our savings account that we’d empty it again and again, or that we’d sign multiple leases, and move again and again. All we knew was that this city brought strangers together in small spaces without many words needed in exchange. […]

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This digitally represented life…

Hey media-world: you’re confusing and I still don’t understand you, so I am posting late and breaking all the fake rules related to this digitally represented “life.” And believe me, my #dad is worth every rebellion. Because without him, I would have lost many battles, given up on catching any curve ball, and thought most things were […]

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“You can’t sit with us!” Just kidding, YOU SHOULD.

Sometimes I struggle to find the right caption that I presume many don’t even care to read. But it’s more for me, and those that might, than for the “others” – my FEW followers – IF I was to compare this account to almost anyone else… But “comparison is the thief of joy…” So here’s […]

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Notes found from New York…

I got off at Motivation Station today. A stop I hadn’t seen in a very long time. It was as if it temporarily disappeared from my route, taken from me, and swallowed by my routine.  This “adult life” is full of check lists and emails. It’s leaving for work at the same time and riding […]

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Training for Happiness.

Standing at this platform, I was asked for directions in 3 different languages. Omniscience is not something I’m usually dressed in, but today I knew what their tickets said, where to point, and how to make strangers smile with sighs of relief. Leaving the Firenze Santa Maria Novella station, I am full. Full from adventure, full of […]

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