As long as you don't become a Yankees fan, so glad for you. NYC is a fantastic city. Have fun visiting the museums, the gorgeous parks (esp. Central Park and Brooklyn Botanic gardens), the incredible public library, and the phenomenal selection of movies and movie theatres. Do enjoy the enormous diversity of cultures and foods in the city. Have fun soaking up the displays of fabulous taste and arrangement in the shop windows on Madison and 5th. Life in the Big Apple is aggravating, expensive, and inconvenient -- but also rich in experience and humor and interest. It is going to be fun hearing about your adventures.
Meh, if I want to touch an actor, I can just touch mys—
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bearwife: I've lived in NYC before; in fact, I've been "living here" (staying with family) since May. But rather than splitting my existence between here and Boston, I'll be here, wholeheartedly. I feel a little like I'm stepping off a cliff (leaving the security of a long-term relationship, cheaper rent, a nice apartment), but I guess we'll see.
I do appreciate your supportive and nurturing comment, tho. I'm so stressed about this right now, esp. as I wait to hear if my current work contract is extended. Everything is up in the air: job and personal life especially. I have spent my life seeking security, and it's gotten me, well, not nowhere, but not where I wanted to be. I'm hoping this is the beginning of a change to all of that. It's still very nerve-wracking.
Got it, Eide. Good for you! I have fond memories, as you may have gathered, from my 7 years living in Manhattan and Brooklyn . . . and I was mostly raised in the Boston area. Sending you good wishes on the work contract extension.