Category Archives: life

Eat my pear and dinner too

After my sister and I saw the Japanese movie I Wish, which is about two brothers separated by divorce, we said to one another, “I wonder if Joseph ever wonders what it would be like to have a brother. We have one of … Continue reading

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First Hour of the Day: Morning Pages at 750words.com

I am the ultimate morning person. The only way I could be more in love with mornings is if I were actually a senior citizen and not just someone who got up at 6 am, drank hot water, and ate … Continue reading

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Friday Night: Yoga Dance and Prosecco Punch

Friday night at the Farber-Lai Household looks a little like this: Kate is tucked away in her room going over chemistry flashcards with her best friend–he’s in his last year of medical school; she’s just embarked on her premed adventure. … Continue reading

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I Write This For You

And boys, in case you didn’t know it, this song, all of this, this song is for you. This brings me to the greatest influence of my life, my amazing mother, Evelyn. Mom, I know you’re inside those blue eyes … Continue reading

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Pulling Espresso Shots and Other Updates On Life

You may ask yourself, how do I work this? You may ask yourself, where is that large automobile? You may tell yourself, this is not my beautiful house You may tell yourself, this is not my beautiful wife Talking Heads, … Continue reading

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Lunch Time in Times Square

I intern at a company whose office are in Times Square. At first, I didn’t really like it. Want to take a break outside? Get ready to go down 11 floors, and deal with wall-to-wall moving advertisements and floods of … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Beautiful

I rode down to my grandmother’s in Bay Ridge the other day. Here’s a visual representation of the trip–along with its mishaps.

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First Hour Of The Day: Listening For Pleasant Sounds

Years ago, everyone wanted pleasant sounds and, except for a few orders during wars and earthquakes, things were very bad. But then the big cities were built and there was a great need for honking horns, screeching trains, clanging bells, … Continue reading

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First Hour of the Day: Finishing Zadie Smith & Waiting for a Sports Shop to Open So That I Can Buy A Helmet

Context: Bike, bike, bike. I got a bike yesterday from Joyce’s Richard. I rode it home over the Williamsburg bridge; it was exhilarating. Morning: In bed, finished Zadie Smith’s newest novel NW. Have you read NW? Please comment below with your thoughts, if yes! (Kate’s … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Free Fall

The following post was written by Joseph Lai, read more about Joseph here. The underlying fear behind every decision eats away at my soul.  This fear is born small, just a tinge of doubt.  Then this monster feeds on false … Continue reading

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