The NYC Effect, Part 3

(Part of the The NYC Effect series) The gourmet deli next to me has delicious, freshly prepared foods, but it’s not exactly efficient. Every time I go in, the line isn’t that long, yet somehow I end up standing in it for at least 20 minutes, waiting to order. Today I watched the man behind … Continue reading The NYC Effect, Part 3

Nora Left Eye Lopes, Part 2

(A continuation/update of Nora Left Eye Lopes ) Yesterday I received an email from a reader asking me about the progress of Nora’s ptosis, and it dawned on me that I never actually posted an update on the blog. I’ve kept friends informed through Facebook, but hearing from this woman (who also has a baby … Continue reading Nora Left Eye Lopes, Part 2

There Are TWO Lessons Here

I initially resisted posting this story because I am legitimately afraid my parents will read it and immediately send someone to come to NYC, pack me up with all my belongings, and bring me home to live in their basement because clearly I have not earned the right to be an adult citizen living on my … Continue reading There Are TWO Lessons Here