SFPC: Day 45 - Travel Day

Headed to Albany to see family for Thanksgiving.


Today

Uber Pooled from Bed Stuy to Penn Station.

From Uber Pool crossing the bridge

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It wasn’t too bad. Sometimes Uber Pool can take forever. The train is usually faster.

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I type this section sitting and waiting for the 8:15 Amtrak train to Albany. Was lucky to get a ticket, although I am bummed to be missing Caitlin Morris’ arduino class today. When I bought last Sunday, there was only one ticket left at this time - the rest of the day was booked.

Tired. Ready to have a room again. I’ve really enjoyed bonding with my housemates, but that place is just too damn small. And I feel like I’m always cleaning up after people. I, at the least, need my own room.

I feel like I haven’t slept properly in a while. At least I’ll have a room in Albany for a couple of nights.

There

Made it to Albany. Calm, quiet, college town. I dropped my stuff at the airbnb and set out to read, write, eat, and get a haircut.

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Mid-day meal at Uncommon Grounds. Journaling time.

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Soon after, my sister, her boyfriend, and mom and dad arrived at the airbnb. The rental was spacious, beds were good. They even had a guitar lying around. Not bad, not bad.

Family Dinner at Pio Pio

We convened at my grandmother’s house in Loudonville, a suburb of Albany, and soon after went to Pio Pio, a hole in the wall Peruvian place near downtown Albany. It was a great big dinner. I ordered Guatita, which is beef tripe in a yellow sauce. I left very full and with a styrofoam container of about 15 pounds of food.


Breakfast:

Sausage, egg, and cheese from deli at Penn Station.

For Lunch:

I brought my lunch. Sweet potato salad with feta and some pastries from a jerk chicken place.

Later I had a meatball sub.

For Dinner:

Guatita(beef tripe) at a Peruvian restaurant called Pio Pio, in an urban part of Albany.


Written on November 24, 2016