Tag Archives: New Yorker Attitude

5 Things I’ve learned in the four days I’ve been engaged

My fingers are freakishly small. Confession: Andy and I looked at rings in November, and had my finger measured. (But I still didn’t know he had bought a ring, or when/how he was going to propose.) We thought I was … Continue reading

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How to make a great first impression with a job candidate

Step 1: Email a job description to a total stranger and ask her to send her resume if she’s interested in the position. Step 2: After she sends her resume, ask her to read the job description (because she obviously … Continue reading

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Mom, Stop Talking to Strangers on the Subway

You know how when you’re a kid, you learn the basic safety “rules” of how to act in public? Look both ways before crossing the street. Don’t accept things handed out from strangers. Don’t talk to strangers. These rules still … Continue reading

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The 11 Unspoken Rules of the Subway

So, recently, this video got a lot of attention in New York City. There’s an unspoken rule that it’s inappropriate to eat food on the subway. Of course, people do all the time. I have. (Not spaghetti though- usually a … Continue reading

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With a dreamy, far off look. And her nose stuck in a book…

Whenever anyone asks me what the biggest adjustment has been in my life since moving to New York, I always tell them that it’s unquestionably getting used to not having a car. Sometimes it’s a pain (especially when I make … Continue reading

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The blues are still blue

Since I moved to New York, my absolute least favorite chore has been laundry. I didn’t mind it at all when I had a washer and dryer in my apartment. And the year I didn’t, it wasn’t that big of … Continue reading

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What happened to Benny? What happened to his heart? And the ideals he once pursued…

I feel like I should preface this post by saying that when I lived in Indianapolis, I was fairly  involved in things that involved caring for others. I was on the steering committee for the Indianapolis branch of Friends of … Continue reading

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