SEA to NYC: Relocation Reflections Part II

Previously I elaborated on my relocation to New York from my hometown Seattle, and addressed the various challenges I faced during that process. Today I am going to share the key differences I have observed since my move. Seattle and New York City have a few traits in common. Both are known for being politically liberal and having a high cost of living. However, the Big Apple and Emerald City diverge in several ways.

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SEA to NYC: Relocation Reflections Part I

When I arrived, there was a quietness to the city I had never seen before. On the few occasions I ventured out with my fiancé, it was unsettling to see the City That Never Sleeps devoid of its regular buzz and vitality. The empty streets of Harlem felt alien, remote, and cold. This image was undoubtedly not what I envisioned when I initially decided to relocate.

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Life is Good

Like many of you, 2020 has not gone the way I expected! We are roughly halfway through the year and my life is in a different place than it was on January 1st. On June 3rd I looked at my monthly calendar, wistfully smiling at what I wrote months before. My last day at my […]

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