Alicia shares the story of how she began 2020 with an extended trip to Los Angeles to test the waters for a potential move from New York City only to be forced to cut the stay short once the COVID-19 pandemic began. She describes the eerie experience of rushing back to NYC to quarantine, as well as what she’s learned from the experience.
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Music featured in the episode: “I Guess This Is Life” by Jordana
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