In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there.
“Ain’t it fun / Livin’ in tha real world / Ain’t it good / Being all alone”
Amanda is from Haiti, and was living in Queens, New York at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working in an OB-GYN office…and applying to graduate schools.”
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but poverty…
When you and Bae are out in the middle of the street waving your hands at 5:30am, it’s no longer about communication, it’s about vengeance.
I’ve decided to make this diagram my cell phone lock screen photo for the next 30 days…
The irony was that a sick passenger was breaking down & barely holding on in front of me, in front of us. The working people. The good people. The taxpayers. The subway fare payers.
Over the weekend, while eating breakfast at my favorite diner, I saw two elderly women rise up from their seats in the booth next to me and embrace each other in an extended hug while saying those words to each other.
Don’t leave home without one…
What I don’t get – and would like to understand – is the ethical calculus of people who are moved to passionate action by the sight of suffering canines…yet find themselves in a state of paralyzed ambivalence when the topic of suffering humans comes up.