How Covid made me re-lose - and fall back in love with - New York
29 days ago - By The Guardian
Without travel, I missed New York terribly - and I realized I need to spend time there to feel more like me In 2005, the year I turned 40, I moved upstate after living in New York City for 15 years, relinquishing a part of my identity I thought I never would. I'd dreamt about being a writer in the electric city from the time I was a teen sneaking in by myself on the Long Island Rail Road , and people-watching all around Manhattan. I moved there in my mid-20s after a failed suburban starter marriage. Over the course of a blissfully stimulating but sometimes lonely decade-and-a-half there, I...
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