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Game Over

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Last week, while at the gym near my office, I overheard two men talking, almost venting.  “It’s over” they said with constant repetition.  Normally, these words would have little meaning without the proper context, yet I knew exactly what they were talking about.   I too have been saying this for quite some time, and with …

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Apartment Hunting

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The Manhattan renter’s market is really like no other.  The pace is lightning fast and apartments list today for a move-in date tomorrow.  So when I brought a lead time of several months, no agents really wanted to talk to me – until of course, I gave them my price range.

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Valentine’s Day Massacre

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Since I moved into Manhattan, my social life has exploded.  I am reconnecting with old friends and meeting dozens of new people.  Even the dating scene has been hotter than it’s ever been for me, including when I was single and in my twenties – mostly because back then, I had little experience and didn’t …


Sink or Swim

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Last night I had a terrible night’s sleep; tossing and turning all night long. When my alarm went off at 5:30 AM, I was already awake, lying in bed reflecting on my tortured dreams – which foreshadowed the days events that lied ahead.