After seeing pictures of the devastation Sandy left in her wake, my own problems seemed very small and very manageable. I bit my tongue instead of complaining about how crowded the bus was uptown and the miles I had walk from 45th in Midtown back to the Lower Eastside. To [...]
There’s a curious lyric right after the famous opening lines of the Talking Heads song, “Once In A Lifetime.”
Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down…
It’s curious because when you think of “letting the days go by,” you think of “going with the flow,” you think of “floating.” [...]
I was OK with it even with my inner- Tiger Mom (the angry condescending voice in my head that berates and second guesses every action I take) telling me: “You’ll be blind! And then you’ll be a burden to your family! You better hope they kill you! At least then your family can collect [...]
Hamlet was my introduction to the Danes; Him and Danny Kaye prancing around a Hollywood set as Hans Christian Andersen.