New York, Revisited from New York

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Yesterday, between the Union Square AT&T (where I picked up a new iPhone) and Mayson Kayser, where Tom and I stopped for a leisurely bite to eat, it occurred to me that New York – especially on a misty fall afternoon – was a magical place to be, and that my time here was limited.  Continue reading “New York, Revisited from New York”



A few nights ago a friend from home called to catch up. She’d just come back from a three week trip in Southeast Asia and was met with news of not one but two engagements of her closest friends. In a week she would travel again to Canada to cheer her husband on in his Ironman, and after that, enjoy the three weeks left of summer vacation, courtesy of her Master’s program, to which, summer plans all said and done, she was looking forward to returning.  Continue reading “Tuesday”

Coffee Break: Korean vs. Chinese Girls

In a desperate attempt to get some studying done yesterday and keep up my masquerade as a semi-productive member of society, I brought my GRE study books to a Starbucks which is stupid because I don’t drink any of the drinks on offer except for black coffee with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg mixed in (cinnamon actually does help stabilize blood sugar). It is clearly, a drink I can make at home, which makes my presence at the Starbucks a complete waste of money.  Continue reading “Coffee Break: Korean vs. Chinese Girls”