The Modern Renaissance Woman

Welcome to the Upper East Side

Made it to the city? Check! Moved in? Check! Getting acquainted with the East side? Check! Seen Pure East? Check! Picked up a guys number? Check! Reunited with Morganza? Check! In love with NYC? Check! Check! Check!
I am here! Finally! It has been a long time coming, but my Concrete Jungle journey has finally begun.

My oldest sister and brother-in-law moved me in, and it was pretty much hassle free. Well as hassle free as it can be with moving your paraphernalia in a big city.  Though I have to say, there were some new tenants moving in today and I didn’t have nearly as much stuff as I had thought! How they fit it in a car I have no idea!

My place is pretty amazing. For a NYC apartment it is pretty spacious! I definitely consider it home sweet home now.

I had my first nights sleep and I was out like a light (I won’t say bugs cause….well it IS the city!) It was funny, because when I woke up this morning it wasn’t the cars or sirens that woke me up, but birds!

And people say the city has no nature!

I had a few adventures, as I have tried to acquaint and reacquaint myself with parts  of the city. The Upper Eastside is a total mystery to me, but that is part of the charm.  Trying to find my local hotspots, and new hidden treasures.

It was especially poignant cause I drank at my first ‘Bucks. And of course I think I have my local one! It is about three blocks away and has an amazing outdoor patio, and here I was concerned that I wouldn’t get my bucks tan this summer. My NoCo Bucks crew would be especially proud, I even started chatting the baristas up! But no worries no one will ever be as good as the NoCo crew.

It is interesting because I have had to come out of my shell. As surprising as this may be to some, I am actually pretty shy with strangers, but here I have had to be outgoing (it helps that in one case, a dog kept begging for more pats from me! She reminded me of Furber so much!). I just think of my friend who moved from Ohio and came up to me and asked me to be her friend and because of that became close. I am hoping to channel some of that!

I know as I get more into activities, I will make a new crew of friends. (I will never forget my old though! I expect you peeps to visit) every Wednesday Lulu Lemon has a running group that I am going to try out. I knew there was a reason I loved that store. And of course I have my training starting on Friday.
Incredible journey’s and adventures are beginning for me and I can not wait. I intend to fully embrace all of this. (including seeing my first dead cockroach, its all good, I embraced and regardless of what some people may have expected did not freak out.) The good, the bad, the excitement, it is all at my finger tips! I can not wait!

Namaste ❤

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