New York

Me Today Primary category in which blog post is published

I took a red marker and drew a 7-pointed star on my left pinky

If I wash my hand it’s gone so I have to keep drawing.

My Hometown Primary category in which blog post is published

My Hometown: Dix Hills, New York

Dix Hills is stupidly lovable. You just have to learn how to forgive it.

The Tell-Tale Fan: A Tale of Everyday Heroism, in Five Acts

"Oh!" Jenny appeared in the doorway and said, breezily, "That's just the bathroom fan."

It happened to you, but it won’t happen to me

Lunch with "Laura"

Frederique

You know where to find the River Man.

TPE-JFK

I’ve become increasingly aware of how much of my reputation in Taiwan is built on the knowledge of my New York upbringing.

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The view from the top floor was as expected — far less grand than it would have been from the Empire State Building, but nothing less typical

How much a desire for exhibitionism is behind the preference for glass structures in a big city, where lights often let in more eyes than one required?

I am the doctor with a diagnosis, the telegram that comes early in the morning, the six missed calls from your mom

Okay, that is really dramatic. I am not that important.

Housing Court, New York City, Last Week.

There are people living there, but they aren’t the tenant. The landlord wants them out.