Commuting to the end of the year

Commuting to the end of the year Checking through my notes as we round the corner of another new year. Lots of thoughts while en route to work. Instead of transform these fragments into a complete thought, I’m submitting them as I found them. Found thoughts. **** People have these heart wrenching stories and use […]

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“Mommy, don’t snuggle me.”

It happened. The words I’d been expecting to hear since just about birth came tumbling out of my baby’s mouth. “Mommy, don’t snuggle me,” he said. We were reading stories, laying on his bed. This is prime snuggling territory. Half the reason for story time is so that I can hold my baby while reading […]

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Back to the old house

There’s something so comforting about an old neighborhood. Your feet know right where to go. Everything looks familiar, even things that have changed. The sidewalk feels right, the sun slipping past the buildings warms you in just the right way. It’s a simple serenity feeling. I had cause to be in the old neighborhood this […]

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feel feeling like a mad crush

I get off at Delancey Street just so I can walk past some memories. I want to feel things I haven’t felt in a while. Every corner of this neighborhood is a time capsule. I’ve had a drink in every bar, bought milk in every bodega, peeked into every shop window. The hood has changed, […]

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