When I am in Jersey City, I always make time to walk by the waterfront to see the view of the NYC skyline. This one particular morning, the fog clung to the buildings and New York had almost disappeared. I prefer this view of NYC, draped in fog, to the rollercoaster ride that happens when you … Continue reading Rollercoasters and Pigeons
Over the past few years, I have become a boxing enthusiast (this doesn't sound very street, but I have been told multiple times I have no street cred so...). Boxing draws me in. Three reasons I know this to be true. When I see it on TV, I let the remote stop on the channel … Continue reading Life Lessons Brought to You by Boxing
August Wilson's play Fences has several lines in it that replay over and over in my head. (If you haven't read it or watched the movie, I highly recommend it.) In one scene, there is this back and forth between Troy and his son, Cory, about whether Troy likes him or not. Towards the end of the … Continue reading i miei amori
I have gotten really good at hiding behind multiple walls. I suppose if I spent years in therapy, maybe I would discover some traumatic event that caused me to be this way. I think it's probably just years of small life lessons that taught me to hide until it was safe to come out. So … Continue reading Playing It Safe
I imagine your first reaction might be, "ahhh...what cute dogs." Before you ooh and ahh too much, let's take you behind the scenes of these adorable pictures. Auggie, the big guy on the left, is a 175 pound English Mastiff/Golden Retriever mix. Yesterday, my mom, oldest daughter, and I were pretty sure he ate something … Continue reading It’s a Dog’s Life
This is the excerpt for your very first post.