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Advice to youth

Seriously, I cannot make these things up. I’ve been a little disappointed lately – the daily subway commutes have been sort of normal – commuters, students with their faces in their phones not even looking up to see the cutest baby ever, a few old ladies waving at Cub – but other than that nothing much to report. 1,222 more words

When Everything Old Is New Again

I moved to New York City in the late 80’s to pursue a career in Theatre. Fresh out of college and reeking of Sheltered Suburban Upbringing… 520 more words


Burroughs' Savage Baboon

Speaking of rats, did I ever tell you the time I got lost in New York’s subway system? I was wondering around the J line. Passing nodding junkies, under the crunch of broken needles and bloody condoms – the detritus of lost souls – I rounded a graffiti-covered corner, when my pet baboon saw one of J line’s dog rats: Rats literally the size of a small dog, and thought it was another baboon. 94 more words

How to Function in A Big City

At first I almost titled this piece: Rules for Being a Tourist in a Big City. However, I realized that there are, in fact, many people who live in big cities who don’t know the basic rules of functioning in a city, or even functioning as a human. 2,655 more words

My Lady Business Thoughts

Crown Princess Love Bug

Love Bug decided she wanted to wear her crown hair piece to kindy yesterday. Rather than a crown requiring body guards to accompany her, it is a clip from the dollar store! 55 more words

Overwhelmed Mother Suffocates Young Son

A 22-year-old New York woman Tuesday allegedly told police she suffocated her 11-month-old son to death because she became “overwhelmed” as his sole caregiver. 243 more words