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This fucking year….

So, here we are - the end of 2016. And what a year it was.

It sucked right!?

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Becoming

Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
-Howard Thurman

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To remember (and to act)

"Atticus–” said Jem bleakly.
He turned in the doorway. “What, son?”
“How could they do it, how could they?”
“I don’t know, but they did it. They’ve done it before and they did it tonight and they’ll do it again and when they do it — seems that only children weep."
— To Kill A Mockingbird.

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Me and 320K* of my closest friends

“We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.”
― Gwendolyn Brooks

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Summer is pretty much is the best

I know, I know, I've said it before. And about other places even... But this time it's for real.

NY.... I think I'm falling for you. At least your non-polar-vortex, sunny-and-not-humid beautiful self.

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Sometimes it just all flows

“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.”

― Rainer Maria Rilke

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30 for 30s

But -- this I now know: The world is too amazing and this life is too short.

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What lies below the surface

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to tour the Eastside Access, which is a huge public works project, building tunnels 120 feet below the surface in order to move people in and out of Manhattan. It won't actually be open until 2019. I was able to visit as part of my work, since one end of the tunnel is behind my organization’s building, thus as part of a courtesy of having to deal with blastings and the whole building shaking on occasion, we get a tour on occasion.

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Autumn in NYC

This weekend was one of those ones that make you glad you live in the Northeast... I love the fall! Instead of blabbering on about my weekend, I am going to tell the story with a photo-essay

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One year here

All of a sudden it was July 31st.

Which meant that I had been here for a year. Which meant that i made it through my first year of my new job. And my first year in NYC. And not just made it through, I had a ton of fun! I never would have guessed that I would like it this much.

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