I'm Leaving Hoboken

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Hi everyone, you may have noticed that I haven't been updating the site for the past few days.

I have been very busy with a few things, and one of those things is a new job offer I got with my company (which I keep off these forums). They want me to move to the London office effective immediately, to head up a department there. It was an offer that I simply could not refuse, the effect it will have on my career is staggering.

It took me a long time to think about this, and I had to consider the pro's and con's to the situation. Going to London is a big step, but I figure that since I am young and single, with nothing tying me down in the states - I should take that risk and go for it.

What saddens me most is that i'm leaving Hoboken, my residence of the last 10 years. I can't believe I have been living here for so long and I have made a lot of friendships all this time. The hardest part of my decision was leaving the "small-town" feeling that Hoboken has, the friends I have made and how much I love New York City.

If someone asked me to move to any other city, I don't think I would be interested. If you know me, you know that I simply love everything about London - the culture, the music, the TV shows & movies. Plus London is the epicenter of Europe - a gateway to travelling around the other countries, and only a hop away from my favorite country, Italy. Plus I will be finally able to see Ireland, and visit another country that is part of my heritage.

I will be opening up a new blog called "philly2london.com" and I will be documenting my journey for all of you to read.

I really would like to take a moment to thank some Hobokenites that made me incredibly happy over the last 10 years, along with my family members....


Actually some of you may know that I was going to be sent to London last summer, so i'm sure I had to fool some of you. Nah, you are still stuck with me. Have a great weekend!!

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Cute April Fools Joke. I was nearly crying in sadness to you (!!!???!!!) when I continued on to the rest and saw that you are staying. What would the Hobokeni bulletin boards (and the nightlife) be without you?


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