We took the girls to my in-law’s so we could finish packing up the apartment and move. As we were leaving the apartment, I said to Dylan, “This is the last time you’ll see our apartment. Do you want to say goodbye?”
And with that, she gleefully ran down the hall to the elevator.
4 1/2 year-olds just aren’t that sentimental.
As for me, I was practically weeping as I watched the movers pack up the kids’ room.
Rick and I are spending one last night in the apartment before the big move and we’re both scouting out the best possible sleeping arrangements.
I already called shotgun on the bubble wrap blanket.
I asked Rick what he’s going to miss most about living in New York City. He said, the restaurants and his city identity.
As for me, it’s gotta be the roadside ceviche.
We saw this way uptown today when we were cleaning out our storage unit. It’s actually the first time I’ve seen clams and ceviche sold on the street. I can’t imagine why most Manhattan vendors waste their time on predictable hotdogs and pretzels.
What will I really miss the most? The creative energy of New York.
But look at our adorable new house…
We stopped by our new home and saw two cute little kids riding their bikes up and down the street.
Rick, always so friendly, said hello to them.
And they just stared blankly back at him, without a hint of a smile.
Which definitely reminded me of my own girls and their refusal to show the slightest warmth towards a friendly neighbor.
I think we’re totally going to fit in here.
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