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28th June, 2015

At this moment, I’m in an Airbnb in Brooklyn, and I’d like to finish drinking the cup of coffee on the other side of the room.

Instead, I am trying to type without moving too much because Star, the Airbnb’s resident labrador mix, is using me to prop herself up as she naps. She’s warm and nuzzly, her paws smell like corn chips and, every few minutes, she adjusts herself to...

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