Live every day as if you are moving away. I dislike the common saying of “Live
The big girl job that I was oh-so-excited about is taking a different turn. I won’t get into the nitty-gritty, but suffice to say that the summer has been an enriching experience. I think as any Summer Associate (glorify term for intern) seeking full-time employment, you hope that the universe aligns and you get to sign on that dotted line at the end of the summer. But the universe sometimes has a different, and often times better, plan in mind.
Alas, I decided to finally commit to Washington, D.C., the Nation’s Capitol, and the land of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Columbia SIPA grads. After moving around in the past few years, I may be ready to set root somewhere, but still continue to flourish in the world. What better place to set root than a city filled with my Peace Corps and SIPA loves?
Unfortunately, life is full of tradeoffs. Relocating to D.C. to seek interesting career opportunities and to be closer to my loves means leaving New York, and my NYC loves. And let me tell you, it’s not easy. I. Love. New. York. City. Ever since I left Taiwan at the
New York summer has truly lived up to its epic reputation, and I have been working on soaking up every last humid and smelly bit of it before departing. Live