An unlikely performance space resides in a gallery/dance studio on Bond Street. Bond Street Brooklyn that is; unassuming on a half-residential half-industrial street. If Austin McCormick’s work makes a splash, the hustle and bustle of Smith Street may have some healthy competition in livening up this dead zone. The set design is gorgeously orchestrated in […]More
Freestyle writing, aspirational musings, singlehood, living in NYC, home ownership, etc.
Funny how a song can reach into the crevices of your mind and stir up a memory isn’t it? Donna Lewis – I love you always forever (You Tube – Clip HQ) Heart Memory: I had a chance meeting with once upon a time soap star Paul Michael Valley at a bar on the Upper […]More
Treasure your friends, any way you can. Hold them dear and close to your heart, new ones and old ones alike. Each one of them has come into your life for a reason, they ease a pain, bring in laughter, and (sometimes gently sometimes with force) they help you to change your perspective. A younger […]More
DailyOM – The Past in Light of the Present. In these last few days of an old year it’s practically a must-do to reflect on decisions made, paths chosen, wondering if all that was done was well worth the effort. In today’s meditation from DailyOM they mention headspace, and how once we’ve accumulated new information […]More
“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
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