A (Green) Space of One’s Own

I was slightly annoyed by the incessant noise in our Manhattan apartment before, but it really got to me during last night’s sleeplessness and today’s endless honking, yelling, and traffic noise. I’ve been sticking to the apartment and writing through the morning. I thought this was working out fairly well. But today, the yelling Iranian […]

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I’m Writing a Book

“I’m writing a book” are easy words to say, but harder to actually mean. So I’ve taken to saying “I’m attempting to write a book.” That’s what I’m planning on doing with this gift of getting to live in New York City and not having to work. We’ve been in NYC for six days, and […]

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The Sounds of the City

I’m officially a New Yorker. At least for the next three months. Yesterday Mr.YemenEm and I picked up our beloved Diplocats, from whom we were parted for the past 14 months, packed a U-Haul van, and drove to a furnished apartment in Manhattan. This will be our base for the next three months. The place […]

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