After a week in NYC, I’m home to my own quiet jungle. New York was lovely. A strange word to use to label that city. But it felt very soft. Warm, sunny and safe with family and friends. The main purpose was my grandson’s high school graduation. The ceremony itself was exceptional. Forty students each made a video expressing, more or less, their feelings about graduating. Mostly gratitude, some antics, some clever, all sincere. A very talented, intelligent group of students. I
There are many ways to think about New York City. It’s big, it’s crowded, loud, sometimes brash, always exciting. Here are a few ways I see it: 1.It’s okay to stare. No one blinks.
2.The population is more ethic than caucasian.
3.There are more short people (like me!) because of the high South American and Asian population.
4.There is more gum chewing than any other city I have been in.
5.More black and grey, in clothes and scenery, buildings. Probably because there are s
Halifax is not New York. I had a long day traveling, with a seven hour wait in the Philadelphia airport because of flight delays and missed connection. I arrived in Halifax after midnight (I was scheduled to be in by 4:30 pm!). Because of the late hour, Sean couldn’t pick me up so I needed to take a cab to his place in Halifax to gather up Lila and my car. I walked out of the airport into the cold night and there were no cabs. This is not New York. I was sixth in line for a t