I am a diehard New Yorker. Let’s just get that out of the way immediately. Why? Because despite having lived in six US states, living abroad in Europe, and visiting 43 out of the 50 states, plus Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, I am still in […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
The doors to the commuter train are jammed up again, the bells are ringing and we are not moving. Sigh. It’s hot. It is 6pm and the work day has been long and brutal. The train staff start speaking to each other over the PA system. It is […]
Across life’s halls, I have come up against hardened walls Who did I reach through the bars for If it is not me? Walking the jagged jumbled mazes, I shred through the haze Who do I see across the room If it is not me? Lining up the […]
I grew up listening to country western music in the South Bronx, back when rap was starting to come on the scene. A bit of an anomaly, but surprisingly it provided me with a wider perspective on gender relations. As a result, I am more than a little […]
To say I had a horrifying experience three weeks ago when I underwent two MRIs would be an understatement. I did manage to get through it to only have to wait two weeks to get my results. Do not get me started on how annoying the wait and […]
It is midnight in this new city It is hot and cold and dizzying Taken in by the beauty and its choking air My mind is playing tricks on me What are these little creatures Racing through my head Are they real or are they a figment Of […]
I run purposefully I write angrily I think heartily I rhyme sadly I sing fitfully I weed productively I laugh exuberantly I work hungrily I eat chaotically I drink jovially I walk curiously I mother awe-ingly I dream longingly, yet warily I am emotion In every execution
To be lost A fear A nightmare A liberation No people No lies No games A journey A trek A cruise What is there to lose? To be found A known existence A set path An explored life Sailing whole Navigating the muddy waters Anchored in my self
In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman verdict there has been much outrage and jubilation, much anger and happiness, much screaming and shouting, both through voice and through words. In a column in yesterday’s Politico, television host Joe Scarborough notes with great dismay the “hyperbolic” discussions post-Zimmerman acquittal. […]
Does the light come from above or from within or is there no light at all in this mind and body alcove Lightness and being being is lightness and that can be freeing At the end there is night and darkness in this life’s bend But take solace […]