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Dancing on the Rooftop

They got me dancing on the rooftop last night, believe it or not! It was Ettice’s ambition: we’ll get Maria dancing tonight. I don’t like dancing so why should I dance? Because it makes you happy. She seemed to be … Continue reading

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East Side versus West Side

I got up early to make sure I would get my homework done today. Describe a meal using all your senses! I had thought about it a lot and could not decide which meal, the sweet potato leaves or the … Continue reading

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Dining and Shopping in Chinatown

I was tired and felt like a lead weight when my merciless alarmclock woke me up this morning. I tried to read but fell asleep again. I should not write these blogposts every night. It turned out to be a chilly … Continue reading

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Historic Districts and Historic Time Data

It was extremely muggy weather this morning and I felt like lie down and do nothing. But the loft probably is the stickiest place then, so I opted for the waterfront again. I tried to find out how to get … Continue reading

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Time is running short but things fall into place

Seventeen days left until my departure to New York. Time is passing quickly and is beginning to run short. This week I met the young couple who will stay in my apartment while I am gone. A good friend’s daughter who is … Continue reading

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Why New York City?

I first came to New York seven years ago, in may 2006. I had to use up airline miles that would have expired that year. Apart from a business trip to Las Vegas long ago I had never been to … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Key

When I came home from work friday afternoon I found a note in my mailbox. It was from DHL and told me that they had tried to deliver an express mailing. I immediately knew what it was. It could only … Continue reading

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