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The Co-Worker Chronicles: Toni 

My day-job is seriously insane. It’s more busy than you could imagine, and for this reason, the staffing has been quite the revolving door. I have come to know, encounter, and work with a huge variety of individuals during the last few months and observing the rotation has been such an interesting experience. 762 more words


New Yorker readers, though proud of their education and their taste, were intellectually insecure. They did not need to be told who Proust and Freud and Stravinsky were, but they were glad, at the same time, not to be expected to know anything terribly specific about them.

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Two Truths and a Lie

I cannot believe it’s already May. I feel like I say this every year with each passing month, but seriously time seems to be flying! Three months ago today I was off to… 155 more words


Out of Humor

In March of last year, I wrote about my discovery of—and instant obsession with—the New Yorker’s weekly cartoon caption contest. I have an update: I still haven’t won. 321 more words


Neighborhoods New York, Special Edition: Brooklyn Bookstore Crawl, April 30 2016

Lately, I’ve been realizing I’m in a bit of a rut.  I slacked off with this blog some, I was spending too many nights zoning out in front of the television, and I wasn’t exploring the city.   1,271 more words



It’s unfortunate that many people subscribe to a fear-driven dislike of New York City without ever having been there. And one visit just doesn’t cut it. 1,529 more words

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