Category: current events

To bloom

We are into the month of June. My birthday month has passed. However, June signals a shift of things to come. There’s a multitude of sides and a hunger to feel the sun on one’s skin. It is time to bloom and heal. It is time to devour […]

Dumpster diving in nyc

Sadly, there are many people who need to dumpster dive in order to survive. They need it for their next meal or to get cans to cash out on. Dumpster diving is a sad situation. Then you have New York city chic dumpster diving. Year round, but in […]

Seeing through the fog

Nowadays everyone knows about gaslighting. It seems to have become a national sport in which everyone participates one way or the other. What was just said, wasn’t really said. Your ears must be clogged up. What you just saw, didn’t really happen. Your eyes must be cloudy. Speaking […]

A lucky prime

I tell people all the time, I’m great at statistics but not at mathematics.  Some people get it. Others don’t.  It doesn’t matter. I know my strengths and limitations. And, what is up with this common core way of doing math? Anyway, this has nothing to do with […]

The courage to heal

Look, many have been hurt this past year. Hurt physically, mentally and spiritually. Sometimes due to just the worldwide pandemic itself and other times due to interpersonal consequences of the chaos. Now is the time for healing. It can be hard. What balm will soothe your pain? There […]

We are unfinished

New York is the city that never slept. Well, it was. It would like to still think that it doesn’t. However, a pandemic did hit and things did shut down. Restaurants closed at 9pm. We became tough New Yorkers eating outside in 40 degree weather. But, we did […]

A gift that turned me around

I won’t lie. It’s been a difficult few months. A perfect storm of turbulent emptions, dashed hopes, and bad television. I joke somewhat on the latter. Although, I was a bit surprised when I was reading an article on what television shows might be canceled as we near […]