That 12-Letter Word!

My mind fills with melodic lamentations of betrayal in a quest for this unconscionable and equally unattainable thing called love. However, love is a rather simple verb not some elusive imaginary concept set to an intoxicating rhythm. Love does have some requirements though, chief among them is relationship. How can one develop trust without relationship? … Continue reading That 12-Letter Word!

Guilty

He chose to get married on the 7th day of the month; not because the number 7 signifies perfection or completion or truth seeking or that it's a number that has been revered in both pagan and religious systems for eons. No, my future spouse arbitrarily selected a Thursday (which just so happened to be … Continue reading Guilty

Train Confessions: Swiper No Swiping 

Look not only am I a tad old fashion; but I like jazz, I find libraries to be the sexiest places on earth, I thrive on intelligent conversation, I am super creative... AND at this moment very single. Friday morning I was sitting on the train realizing that "he" wasn't what I wanted (for the … Continue reading Train Confessions: Swiper No Swiping 

Train Confessions: Why, Oh Why Did I Need Cappuccino!

"It was a café on the westside, midtown Said they had the best cappuccino around So I stepped in, and I ordered a cup Someone grabbed me by throat and said, "Shut the f#%# up!" And I did pronto, quick fast How much longer will the torture last?" -Cappuccino by Mc Lyte (1989) You would … Continue reading Train Confessions: Why, Oh Why Did I Need Cappuccino!

Train Confessions: There is No Try!

I confess that I was not on the train but rather in a Zipcar this morning listening to the radio when I heard a quote that resonated with me.  I was feeling real good, you know how it is when they list the traits of highly effective people and you're like, "Yep, I do that!", … Continue reading Train Confessions: There is No Try!

Train Confessions: Who Tells Your Story…

I am captivated by the musical Hamilton!  It has displaced Wicked as number 1 on my musical theater all around best.  What makes a musical an all around best to me, is the storyteller.  Do they seem like genuinely brilliant, "with it" people?  Are they both relatable and believable.  I found Gregory Maguire (although Winnie … Continue reading Train Confessions: Who Tells Your Story…

Train Confessions: Lost One

I don't know why you choose me. Had no idea you did. I can only surmise that you found me somehow familiar and comforting. Who knew it'd be so very temporary. Your stay cut so abruptly. I wonder now what it would have been like if I would have had a chance to get to … Continue reading Train Confessions: Lost One

Train Confessions: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

The Holiday season is upon us and I keep having to be reminded 😳. I know you're saying how?  I just do.  I try really hard not to make this season about "stuff" my kids already have but more about creating memories.  That's why we always were on vacation during this time of year.   … Continue reading Train Confessions: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!