“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a giant insect.” – Kafka ironic, that I choose a topic to ponder and upon late evening find myself sitting opposite its train of thought placard on the subway. bemusing and at times startling how the universe can […]More
Freestyle writing, aspirational musings, singlehood, living in NYC, home ownership, etc.
Friday night I met Kristin and Sheila for an al fresco drink in the garden at Quarter, a watering hole in Sunset Park. My recollection of this neighborhood is filled with residential shopping essentials: bakeries, meat markets, deli, hair salon, pizzeria…apparently times are changing everywhere. In fact on the corner of 20th & 5th Ave, you’ll […]More
I am my own worst enemy. There was no reason for me to linger at work past 5 last night and yet I didn’t close down my computer until way after 6. Sharon chatting over IM stressed my need for more balance. There’s something to be said when the same message is heard from colleagues […]More
I’ve decided to take better care of myself, to not flounder on my pursuits. I don’t know why, but at times I have found that I am easily swayed, persuaded as it were, into thinking one thing about myself when I know just the opposite is true. Either I am more gullible than I realize […]More
Let’s take a moment to rewind to January where I am having a conversation with one of my closest friends. Kristin and I are making plans for 2009, in our own way we’re challenging each other to make this new year about reconnecting with activities that resonate with us personally. For Kristin it’s all about […]More
When I was in JHS, I attended a school for the gifted & talented. Back then my talent was voice. I sang often, mostly in church and on my own around the house, with my mom’s encouragement. Throughout my childhood schooling I was tethered to my own voice, even if I was a bit shy […]More