As I alluded to in my declaration of being alive and well in New York City, I took some time last Thursday to stroll through Central Park. I first came across a softball field with multiple games in progress. Don’t these people have jobs? Just kidding. I sat on a bench and played around with […]
New York City
I want to be a part of it: New York, New York – Frank Sinatra My endgame for the whole trip around the world was always to leverage my sense of being uprooted to make a move to another part of the country. New York City has always been tops on that list, so I […]
I’ve been quiet the last few weeks because, to be honest, returning to the USA has been a real jolt to my system.
I made it…..to New York City! One small step today, in preparation for one giant leap tomorrow. I estimate from the time I leave for JFK airport, to the time I arrive at Chez Nelson on Moorea, I’ll be in transit a good 20-24 hours (if no delays). I thought I’d need to reach Tahiti […]
After my first four days of leadership training wrapped up in Richmond, VA last Friday afternoon, I sped up Rt 95 at 80 mph, exchanged my duffel bag for my backpack, and caught an Amtrak train to New York City for the holiday weekend. Friday night was spent with the bachelor (my friend Chris), his […]
“I’m going to forever associate your apartment with hangovers,” I half joked to my brother. Indeed, while I only had 5-6 drinks Friday night, I’ve cut back on my alcohol consumption over the past few years. The tolerance I once built as a young buck is a thing of the past, which is not necessarily […]
It was another awesome weekend in New York City! Allow me to rewind and review for your reading pleasure. I caught the 11:30 am Washington Deluxe (aka Chinatown) bus from DC to NYC this past Friday, April 6. The round trip fare of $35 is unbeatable, and as usual, the bus barreled northward with little […]