Keep in mind that as time goes by, even the most incredible environment can start to lose its sparkle.
Todd dropped me off at the subway stop at 14th Street before he and Josh drove back to Brooklyn. I decided to get off at 79th rather than 86th so that I could take one last walk down Broadway. Teresa and Juliana were in their bathrobes, chatting and drinking coffee, when I got home.
I’m proud of where I am from, but if you are living in a different country all you want to do is blend in.
I didn’t understand how I could feel like both an insider and outsider. I didn’t understand how I could fit in everywhere seamlessly, yet at the same time, nowhere at all.
Equipped with only a few hundred dollars, three packed bags and a pros and cons list, I blindly moved to a city I barely knew.