New york — Lately, I’ve gotten this itch to make music again. For most of my life, I’ve played and owned at least one instrument. But when I moved to New York, I shed them all because I had no idea where I’d be...
New york — I uses to be good at this. Packing and preparing for a haul across a country, across a border, across an ocean. But sometime in the last few months I seem to have lost my travel mojo. You know: the in...
New york — The invitation encourages guests to wear “graphic flair.” I have no idea what the hosts had in mind. This is my best guess.
Another day, another airplane
Today, the sun and air promise spring.
My dad used to marvel aloud at rail travel. "Trains take you where no other vehicles go. And usually, those places are very scenic."
This long winter is bringing me down.
One thing about heavy snowfall: It muffles the city's usual aural assault — and dramatically changes its character.
I look to the water and to the West
You can always find thoughtful refuge at the library.
I choose this axe
The dress had done its work
5 hours before midnight
From a few days before Christmas, in New York City.