We don’t know what your plans are for tonight, but Isabel and I (the two She Writes interns) have had the tickets booked for a month- we’re both going to say goodbye to Harry Potter, and more symbolically, to the period in our lives in which we can still read children’s fiction as children. Okay, so that time has probably passed for both of us; but we’re willing to extend the fantasy a little longer and savor this final glimmer of childhood.
Despite our enthusiasm, we aren’t…Continue
A whole week and a day since I moved into my apartment! Since I've moved in I've gotten to know the city from this angle much better, and more importantly, have learned how to BUDGET my way through it. I'm very fortunate that my parents have helped me with rent and general adjustment funds (the requisite trip to K-Mart for detergent and shampoo, the first couple grocery store runs, etc), but I do want to pay them back and I want to do it quickly so I can get more experience living entirely…Continue
Another busy day in New York. I moved into my June apartment around noon then spent the rest of the day getting keys copied, purchasing bedding, and gathering groceries. My boyfriend is in town, as he is about to begin the process of looking for an apartment- he just graduated and his work starts in July- so we met some of my school friends for dinner at an arepa place. Arepas are delicious, and far more complicated than anything I would ever make for myself, so I really enjoyed it. Now I am…Continue
My first week of life in New York commenced today with a formal introduction to SheWrites, as I am an intern for this summer. It's very strange, because in many ways I feel that I've been here for far longer. These last 7 days in Williamsburg feel comparable to the final 5 weeks of my last semester at school, where I was scrambling with final papers and grappling with the idea that everything I was doing was penultimate. Second-to-last this, second-to-last that. The terrifying realization…Continue