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Afternoon with Jimmy and Rose

In this month’s first outing into the boroughs, we made our way to Brooklyn. Well, I guess there is some heated debate about whether Brooklyn Heights is indeed part of Brooklyn rather than an extension of the Lower East Side. But I digress…

We made plans to visit Jimmy and Rose in their neighborhood. Jimmy is a friend I met in Seattle, who took the East Coast high education track when he attended the Kellogg School of Business. Since the last time I’ve seen him, Jimmy’s life has changed dramatically. He got married to Rose, a sweet, smart woman whose quiet charm hides her penchant for adventure, and the two moved to NY to pursue their careers.

Surprisingly enough, Brooklyn Heights lies only three stops away on the F line and it displays fewer NY suburbia characteristics than I imagined. We had lunch at a sushi restaurant, followed by a Jimmy-guided tour of historical Brooklyn Heights. The stroll brought us back to the Rojas’s abode, where we chatted the afternoon away over tea. Before we knew it it was 5:30, and facing overstaying our welcome, Diesel and I made our way home.


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