Dear New York: It’s Not You, It’s Me

On second thought, it’s you, too.

Jeremy Helligar
Apr 16, 2019 · 7 min read
My favorite NYC view, from Madison Square Park: The Flatiron Building and its neighbors on 23rd Street, Fifth Avenue, and Broadway (Photos by me)

Procrastination was, of course, futile. I knew I was just postponing something I’d inevitably have to do, but I turned putting it off into an art form anyway.

I can’t say it kept me up at night, but I did spend too many of my waking hours worrying about my long-awaited homecoming. The closer it got, the more I dreaded…