It was hard leaving New York. Leaving the town of Forest Hills, that is my home. Leaving my friends, that I love so much! I got the chance to say goodbye and hug two of my best friends, and it did break my heart looking over my shoulder when saying the last farewell, on my… Continue reading Sweet return, or?
Tag: nyc dreams
5 year anniversary
“September 26, 2006. It was an early morning, didn’t sleep all night. My bags were almost packed and all I had to do was get as much coffee down without puking – I was a nervous wreck.
Broadway show and other fantastic experiences
I’ve been so busy, way too busy to write anything. Even my dissertation is suffering from it. But life is so beautiful, and how can I possible say no, when being asked to go out and enjoy life! Since Irene, I’ve been running around, seeing things, experiencing things, hung out with friends. I’ve been spending… Continue reading Broadway show and other fantastic experiences
4 years, 10 months and 12 days later
I did it! Nobody, not even myself believed that I was going to do this. Now, while the tears are running down my cheeks, adding a dimension to the smile on my lips, I know I had it in me. Eventually the struggle, the hassle, the hard work has paid off. It’s 4am; besides from… Continue reading 4 years, 10 months and 12 days later
I found a studio! vol 2.
After I got the call that I shouldn’t expect problems with getting the board approval I thought it was going to be easy peasy the rest of the way. I was so wrong!!! First I had to fill out two different applications. Make copies (5 in total) of all of my papers, letters of recommendation, references,… Continue reading I found a studio! vol 2.
I found a studio!
Last week I went for a walk around the neighborhood of Forest Hills, NY to think, relax and look for ‘For Rent’ signs. Some of the houses in Forest Hills are almost mansion-like, big beautiful houses, crazy expensive. Then, I saw a ‘For Sale’ sign. I thought to myself, what if I could buy? Then… Continue reading I found a studio!
Status on NY dream vol. 4
Only a few days after my last blogpost I went to my mailbox and the only thing awaiting me was this beautiful envelope: The letter was thick and heavy and I wasn’t sure if I wanted to open it. When I finally did, my heart sank when reading the first word: ‘Congratulations…’ Really didn’t read… Continue reading Status on NY dream vol. 4
Status on NY dream vol. 3
Still haven’t heard from CUNY but I guess I have to remain patient for another few weeks.
Things to do instead of …
Yo! Pro-Poor Tourism in USA, specialization report, hand-in Monday, 20 pages .. So as I’m getting more and more frustrated about the fact that I have to write something that has already been written before I find myself coming up with excuses to do much more important things and my mind wanders off and suddenly… Continue reading Things to do instead of …
It’s been 4 years
September 26, 2006. It was an early morning, didn’t sleep all night. My bags were almost packed and all I had to do was get as much coffee down without puking – I was a nervous wreck. I didn’t blame anybody but myself. I thought I could handle this but when the day finally arrived… Continue reading It’s been 4 years
I always said I would
Someone wrote me an email yesterday that got me thinking. “So many people talk about doing something but never do. Takes desire,determination and help from others to make it a reality.“ So, how long have I been talking about and making a fool out of myself , wanting to live my dream in New York?… Continue reading I always said I would