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Category Archives: New York

On Being a Good Tenant

I care a lot about things like that. I want people to remember good things about me.

My Best Friend Lives in New York

But I will say that—for me—being confined to my home has sometimes felt liberating in a small and quiet way.

The Assumption

I didn’t tell her we are planning on leaving too,
and I won’t get to say goodbye.

If It Feels Cult-y, It Might Be a Cult

“Kids can’t learn when they don’t feel loved, right?”

Fear, Formula, and Getting Better

It’s like merging onto a highway when you’re not sure you remember how to drive.

Fourteen Going on Thirty

Anyway we walk quickly because it’s cold and I say, “I’m thirty!” but I’m also fourteen and twenty-one and making all those mistakes.

To All the Twenties I’ve Been Before 

To All the Twenties I’ve Been Before 

by | Dec 7, 2019 | 2 comments

Dear twenty-seven-year-old Caroline,
Quit your job.

Buy the Damn Christmas Tree

Buy the Damn Christmas Tree

Among all of the challenges that I imagined were standing between me and a tree, allow me to share some of my favorites.

New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon

It’s almost enough to make you want to give up, walking home with grocery bags almost ripping.

Slices of Asphalt 

Slices of Asphalt 

“How many parking spaces do you think our apartment would take up?”

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