metamorphosis

"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 …

quarter bar

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┬áresidential 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 …

on work/on me

it happened again. something about my new boss intimidates me. rather than speak up in today's meeting, minor comments were offered. and even then I stumbled on phrases. (sigh) why? how can it be true? i had hoped that my meek self would be gone by now. instead, she lingers. much to my chagrin. i …

better care

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 …