Running NYC By the Water

Brooklyn Bridge Park


One late afternoon during the summer of 2008, I decided that I’ve had enough of working at my first full time job as a clerk for the San Diego Superior Court. Right then, I gave a month resignation notice and told my boss I would be moving to New York in the fall. I bought a one-way ticket that night. I had finished college a couple years back and figured, what the heck, I’m young, why not? The only problem, besides not having any kind of plan or prospects, was that the day I arrived in New York was when all the banks started failing, resulting in the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. I remember thinking how beautiful the weather was in New York during the fall, and also… oops, what did I just do? Continue reading “Running NYC By the Water”