Tag: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

The pigeons of New York

Pigeons often appear in my New York stories. They are such an integral part as they can be found and are everywhere. You also stand a certain chanced of being pooped on from above. That’s New York life for you. They are an urban nature staple. I came […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seeking the light

We have collectively weathered some dark days. I know I have. I joke around that I’m a sunny curmudgeon as I’m a New Yorker who lived in California for a decade (not all consecutively). I have a New York vibe that is just a bit off-kilter. I’m an […]

Eventually the dirt rises

Sometimes one can have two totally juxtaposed thoughts hours apart that just fit in with each other. I’d like to think I’m in one continuous stream of thought and I just have to seam it all together. Of course, as a psychologist I would tbink that. But let […]

What’s a “me” day?

For the past year, I have not really taken a day off. I haven’t taken a vacation. Neither have millions upon millions of people. But we each reach a point where maybe we need a day off. For the past few months, people have been repeatedly telling me […]

To fly as high up as you can

Freedom. It’s a beautiful word. A most wondrous concept. An aspiration. Not only at the governmental level but in our own day-to-day lives. We live with fears that keep us bound. We live within constraints, that we have often set ourselves. While at the Brooklyn zoo -tiny but […]