A Question. In an effort to join the conversation. However imperfectly. My ego begged me first not to show up. For two days. Now demanding me not to post. “Don’t you dare! There’s a microphone covering your face. Plus, you’re not a singer. Hear how your voice quivers.” But it’s fitting. That the microphone covers … More SAME. Showing Up. Imperfectly.
As I walked towards Dodge Hall @columbia university campus this morning, I wondered, “what does it feel like to be ivy league, to be regarded as the crème de la crème, to have that mad cred?” Once upon a time in high school I announced I’d be applying to Yale. Except, that I did not … More My Ivy League Life
Two years ago I thought this was funny. And my 2017 Self agrees. This IS funny. Made me laugh again. Memory Pop Up: The Raven was my favorite poem in Junior High (or Middle School…depending on your generation…geography?… anyway). I had no idea what it meant or what Poe was saying at all. I did … More FROM “NEVERMIND” to NEVER MORE
Three days into Spring. It is a glorious Wednesday morning and all I feel like doing today is sharing. Celebrating. Winter was tough folks. But, as all tough things go, it was full of lessons. So I share with you what I learned over the last three months. 1.From now on I am off the radar … More What Winter Taught Me…Above All, Joy.
(Moment2Moment…2.9.17) In a moment of play something profound. The joy of friendship. Yes, there was a snow storm out. Many stayed home. Schools closed. Yes, we had to work. Yes, one of us was sick. But, no matter. Our shared circumstance made us chuckle that we were here. Yes, we’d be cooped up for 7 out … More Defenders of Chaos Ep. 1
On this day… It is snowing. Wind gusts of 35 mph. The city keeps working. Layers On. On this day..2 yrs ago. Atlantic notified me of my acceptance into their conservatory. A dream came true. So much joy mixed w/ so much uncertainty. So much uncertainty mixed w/ a heart starting to break. On this … More On this Day…Snow Storms and All.
(Moment2Moment…A Moment Lived on February 2nd, 2017) So I’m eating a sushi roll at the Whole Foods by Union Square. Two seats down from me are two men eating pizza- chewing with their mouth open, just loud. OH. SO. LOUD. My nervous system starts tightening up. I feel an urge to claim another seat. For … More Loud Chewing & A Moment of #HumanEvolution? Really Working at this Human Thing, People.
It’s All a mess. … More Joy. Red. Please Stare.
The plan was to watch the parade…and then…we were In It! Our first time! Loving life with NicoleZepeda, JoanaTosta, and Caitlin Misuraca. Heart them!!!
Hacia el sol camino. Sospecho que’s tu sonrisa la luz que’ste amanacer abraza. “Mija,” escucho claramente. Te recuerdo. En tu mecedora. En tu terraza. En tu cocina. Con tus comadres. Bailando. McAlleando. Celebrando. Se te extraña, Sabina. Abuela Querida. A tu espíritu abrazo.