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My Week in NYC

I am so ready for life to get back to normal!

My roommates moved out this week, and my new roommates moved in. I finally filled all the rooms in my apartment and dealt with all the deposits and paying rent and it’s just been so chaotic at my apartment that I’ve pretty much been avoiding it all week, but that also means I’ve been having to leave my cat locked up in my room while I’m not there, so I try to come home to let her out so she can have some supervised fun in the middle of all this chaos. 338 more words


About the whys and hows of the NYC bucket list (part 4)

13. Starting a conversation with the person sitting next to me

When I told my students I was going to go to New York, they asked me what I was going to do there. 1,081 more words

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Judgment zone

It's only OK
to eat the office donuts
for pregnant ladies.
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Duracell and Hillary Swank Join the USO to Highlight Military Family Issues

Actress Hilary Swank has played several roles, but her first was as the daughter of a now-retired Air Force senior master sergeant.

Swank joined military couple┬áRobert and Denise Nilson (Robert is an air traffic controller in the Navy), Duracell’s Jeff Jarrett and USO Senior Vice President Alan Reyes on Thursday in New York to promote the USO’s partnership with Duracell and the company’s new movie “The Teddy Bear.” The film — which you can watch below — is based on the┬áNilsons’ deployment experiences. 200 more words


racing ahead

Happy Birthday, Marine Parkway Bridge.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

I first mentioned the Marine Parkway Gil Hodges Bridge a few years ago, on its 75th birthday, … 727 more words

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