This year I considered making a New Year’s Resolution to not shop at Amazon anymore. But that failed pretty quickly. It’s just that they have all of the obscure books and all of the obscure homeopathic remedies (yes those are basically the two categories of things that I buy on Amazon). Actually, first I considered […]
In school there were always those kids that did their homework in the car on the way home. Or during passing periods. Or in class even. Well I was not that kid. It haunts me still. Now that I have slightly overcommitted myself. With the jobs and the writing projects. And every day I feel […]
Finite resources: time, money, food, water Infinite resources: beauty, love, creativity, stories, art But somewhere along the line we started treating love like it was money and art like it was food.
A few weeks ago I spent the night at a convent in East Harlem. The nuns gave me a room on the third floor with a twin bed and a wardrobe and one high window and because of the angle all I could see outside was the sky and part of a church rooftop. It […]
A few years ago I started looking for a piano in New York City. Many friends offered their keyboards but I’m sorry I wanted a real piano. It didn’t have to be pretty and it didn’t have to be tuned, but I wanted a real piano. At the time I was working a few days […]
I grew up in the country of capitalism. Yes, even more than America, I belong to capitalism. It is amazing to me, how much I belong to capitalism. Economic growth is good. Yes we need growth. Even if it means skinning the earth alive. I speak the language of jobs. Let’s create jobs. Each person […]
My hair has been falling out. Sometimes I tell people this and they ask me why I think it is falling out and the answer is I don’t know. But trust me, I’ve spent time trying to figure it out. I tried brushing it. I bought organic shampoo. I bought a new pillow that’s not […]