Monthly Archives: August 2011

Some things about this weekend

This morning, I got a call from my grandma, who lives in Madras, Oregon. She wanted to make sure that I had registered the fact that a hurricane is on its way to Brooklyn. Also, that the subways would begin … Continue reading

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Breakfast

All kinds of things are going on at Saucy Salad HQ. We got moving preparations, an earthquake, a giant editing project and all kinds of blog posts in the can. If I believed in astrology or some other faith-based system … Continue reading

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What I Will Miss, Subway Edition

This is the first in a series of posts about the things that I will, and will not, miss about the big city. There is a legend that Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the 13th richest person in the country, rides the … Continue reading

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Why I’m Leaving the Greatest City on Earth

  At the end of September, we’ll be moving from the fifth largest city in the world to the twenty-third largest city in the United States. I couldn’t be happier. Portland was the first city I was ever in and … Continue reading

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NYC vs PDX

We’re kind of getting ready for the big move out west. In eight weeks time, if all goes according to plan, we will be in Portland. I have never been filled with such love for two places. On one hand, … Continue reading

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The Uninvited

This Saturday is my brother’s ten-year high school class reunion. He wasn’t invited. Now, it’s possible that Matthew’s invitation was lost in the mail. Or maybe they didn’t even send out invitations and assumed that word-of-mouth and the Internet would … Continue reading

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