My Temporary Home

One of my most favorite songs to sing in the shower is “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” by Panic! At the Disco, but that doesn’t stop me from also listening to it at other points in my day. On my train ride down to New York this morning this was one of the songs on the playlist that I listened to on loop, and it was also the song that was playing as the conductor announced that Penn Station would be our next stop. I’m fairly excited to be spending the next six weeks in New York, though I hope that readers will forgive me if I don’t give too many details about the program. For one thing, there are certain aspects that we are strictly forbidden from posting about on social media and online. For another, there is a layer of distance that I like to keep between my corporeal self and my online self that I don’t often acknowledge in these blog posts, but nevertheless does exist.

Then again, there are plenty of things that I don’t mind sharing, such as that I just had a literal “go-to-sit-down-and-fall-on-the-floor-instead” moment with my desk chair when I sat down to work on one of my assignments for the publishing course. I really am so pleased to be here, and I feel that I have already made quite good friends with some of the truly lovely people I have encountered. I was fairly nervous to come to New York on my own, and I didn’t super appreciate the lecture my Lyft driver gave me on the way here about how terrible Boston is, though I did appreciate his explanation of how the streets worked.

I think that I am going to like it here, and while I will miss my point of origin, I think that this will be a good place to call my temporary home.

Cheers,

Talia

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

darnellouis

For Your Entetainment

Own Your Content

Own Your Content is a campaign from WordPress.com & CreativeMornings, encouraging creatives to own their content, platform, and the future of their work.

Hachette Book Group

The Official Website of Talia Franks

Elodie Under Glass

in vitro veritas: science, feminism and the media

Dobby's Sox

The Boston Area Chapter of The Harry Potter Alliance

SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

ΕΥΔΟΞΑ ΑΓΝΩΣΤΑ ΚΑΤΑΓΕΛΑΣΤΑ

We Are Star Stuff

A blog about mythology, the stars, and the new mythology, comics.

READING (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA

Book reviews with an Asian Americanist lens

The Green Wolf

Artist & Author Lupa

The Druid's Garden

Spiritual Journeys in Tending the Land, Permaculture, Wildcrafting, and Regenerative Living

Love, Seamus

Dear reader, It’s me! Seamus. I am here to vent to you about my day or teach you a lesson! Enjoy your day. Love, Seamus

The Nerds of Color

Pop Culture with a Different Perspective

LeadVonE

The Official Website of Talia Franks

Crustimoney Proseedcake

The Official Website of Talia Franks

Escape Velocities

The only way out is through

Word-for-Sense and Other Stories

The Official Website of Talia Franks

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close