When Listening to Dead Men is a Good Idea

When Listening to Dead Men is a Good Idea

Traveling is not easy these days. A daily train commute starts with a wish and a prayer that a) it shows up and b) there will be a place to sit. I’ll add another: c) that no one is talking loudly on their phone. Hey, a girl can dream… Airline travel is another level...
R E S P E C T and 20 Ways to Find It

R E S P E C T and 20 Ways to Find It

With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and the song “Respect” playing in a loop in my head, I thought it worthwhile to look at this concept of Respect and how to get it. I was always told that you earn respect, which implies action on your...
Be Kind

Be Kind

As I walked through Penn Station yesterday, I was reminded of the scene I witnessed a couple of years ago, where a police officer was high-fiving a little girl whose mother looked distracted. It was such a kind moment. Later I saw the same officer and showed her the...

People Are Good. An Immigrant Reminded Me Of That.

I’ve been selling a lot of things online lately, in preparation for my upcoming downsizing move. When I say “a lot”, I’m not kidding. I had to make a spreadsheet to keep track of what I listed where, for how much and who was interested. It was nearly a full-time job....