New New New

Each time a meet someone new, even now, and they ask if I’m from Albany, I always say “no, I just moved here.” But really, it’s been almost a year. I don’t think I’m allowed to say “just” anymore. I’m having lots of new experiences, even though it’s been just about a year here. Today…

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Everything’s Bigger In Albany

My last few birthdays haven’t been anything super special. Dinner with friends, some cake, and some phone calls from family. But of course, as I get older, going to Chuck E Cheese gets more and more creepy. Even though it wasn’t over the top, this year’s birthday was really fantastic. I didn’t expect much out of…

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You Never Know Who You’ll See Again

As I’ve explained numerous times in this blog, I have near-no connections here in Albany, and making new friends is not easy. I started out by going to some Meetup events, but they aren’t posted as often as my group did in Rochester, which isn’t a bad thing; it just means that I have less…

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“Healthy” Choices

This weekend, I was fortunate enough to have a fun visitor to keep me company. Because most colleges are on fall break, it was a great opportunity to have a close friend come and say hello to help me adjust to this new city. Whenever we’re together, we make pretty unhealthy choices. All you can…

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I’m watching Scandal live.

If you haven’t read in a while, let me catch you up. I’m in a new city, and I hardly know anyone. I thought I would get antsy and bored by being in a new place without any close connections, but I’ve kept myself fairly busy. My 3 or 30 challenge has helped, and so…

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I Guess I Live Here Now.

Yesterday, I was asked by a co-worker, “where are you from?” I had to pause and think about it. It was a weird feeling, but I guess my answer had to change sometime. I’ve been living on my own for a few weeks now, and there’s been a good number of adjustments I’ve had to…

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