…of my iPhone’s camera!
I’ve been taking some pretty cool pictures this week. And instead of over-gramming my Instagram feed (what’s the limit per day? 4? 5? 1?), I thought I’d share my snapshots here!
Friday, April 17
Oh boy, this was a day of doctor appointments, writing, more writing, some procrastinating, networking, and then (eventually) good times. I generally don’t mind stacking up my day with plans, but it doesn’t leave much room to take a break to breathe.
Thankfully, my friend Hannah and I were able to take a break after spending most of the day writing our theses indoors. When it came time for us to head to a networking event, we stopped in Union Square and sat for a good 10-15 minutes just to soak in the blue skies, blooming flowers, and fresh air.
Made us wish we’d worked outside instead of in a dark coffee shop all day!
I went to a networking event between the NYU and Columbia Arts Management programs up near the Garment District/Herald Square area. A few of us decided to hop on down to a tapas bar in Chelsea to finish up the night. When I left to go home, I saw this pair of shoes (yes, the shoes even matched!) down on the subway tracks. How does this even happen??
Saturday, April 18
I woke up with a super sore throat on Saturday morning (more on that later), but I wasn’t going to let that stop me from my plans. Hannah and I signed up for a free Pure Barre class in Columbus Circle through a Real Simple magazine promotion (I’m a subscriber). Neither of us had ever done it before, but Kellyn (a dancer) told us that we were in for a real treat.
Unfortunately, I don’t have any pictures from our workout sesh, but it involved lots of giggles, sweat, and leg work. Afterwards, we decided to hit up Whole Foods for some lunch to eat in Central Park.
I don’t have any pictures from Sunday because I was feeling the absolute, most miserable I’ve felt in a while. Remember that sore throat I mentioned? Well, it turns out it was more than just a sore throat… I woke up with really bad congestion and so much pressure in my head and face. I took three naps on Sunday. THREE. And I never take naps.
Monday, April 20
Not feeling the best, I decided to go to NYU’s Student Health Center to get my symptoms checked out.
A (viral) sinus infection. No antibiotics needed, just lots of rest and fluids. I didn’t make it to my internship or either of my classes that night, but I managed to make it to my internship on Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 22
This day was pretty eventful. I started the day off with yet another doctor appointment (unrelated to my sinus infection) down at NYU. On my way to the subway from my apartment, I saw a film shooting – right on my block!
This is the third time in the past few months that something has filmed on my block. Too exciting. First, Inside Amy Schumer was filming in a house up the street. Then, The Good Wife was filming across the street.
Now? A movie (!!!) called How To Be Single with Dakota Johnson and Dan Stevens was filming at the bookstore a block down the street.
By the time I got off of my internship later in the day, I was able to walk on the sidewalk where they were filming (I walked through part of the set – ha!). They had “winter-ized” the Book Culture windows with fake snow and Christmas lights. I didn’t see any of the stars, but it was cool just to be “on set.” Also, I walked by the catering table. Let’s just say that actors are extremely well-fed.
I got out of my doctor appointment super early, so I walked around the Washington Square Park area for a bit to kill time before I had to be at my internship.
When I got off of my internship (and before I walked through the How To Be Single film set), I saw the most gorgeous purple tulips across from the American Museum of Natural History.
So… if you can’t tell already, I’m a bit obsessed with the blooming trees and flowers throughout the city. I swear that the majority of my pictures from the past two weeks are of blooming plants. Not necessarily a bad thing 😉
These were all taken in the Greenwich Village area near NYU, where I spent some time writing. Today has been primarily dedicated to writing my thesis and waiting for a refrigerator repairman to show up.
We’ll see which one actually happens.
(My money’s on the former.)