Category Archives: Places I’m Going, Things I’m Seeing

Leaving You In The Lurch (Again. Sorry.)

So, it turns out, traveling is really, really stressful with four children and two adults without much money. I’ve told you about New York already, and I’ll start writing about Paris soon, but after staying in London for a week and … Continue reading

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Impressions of New York

I have never been in such a big city before. Los Angeles, yeah, but LA’s all titanium and glass and weird architecture, and there are spaces between the buildings that are big enough to walk between easily. New York… New … Continue reading

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5 Reasons To Rent A Furnished Apartment While Traveling: New York Edition.

1. The owner of said furnished apartment is generally happy to oblige you with transportation from your hotel to the apartment. Very rarely, the owner may have most of the cars available to her in use, which means that the … Continue reading

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Making It To New York: Transportation

The airplane was very exciting. We pulled up to LAX, checked our luggage, strapped our backpacks to our backs and the Spawn to Mom (to the accompaniment of much screaming, as you can imagine) and went through Security with a … Continue reading

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Making It To New York: Aunt Rose’s House

Last Wednesday we finished clearing out our house. Every appliance, piece of furniture, dish, towel, everything but the stuff packed in our suitcases was gone; sold, trashed or donated. The plane tickets we’d booked didn’t leave until Friday, so we … Continue reading

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Travel Trouble

We’ve been super busy and internet-deprived over the last few days, so I haven’t had a chance to post. Fortunately, we are now in our New York furnished rental (equipped with WiFi, yay) and I can write and queue up … Continue reading

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Estate Sale: Friday

If you’ve read my previous post, you know what an estate sale is and how we’ve been preparing for it. Here’s how it went: I got woken up at the crack of dawn (Seven thirty in the morning, but I’m … Continue reading

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