Tag: life

  • Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin

    Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin

    In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there.

  • Graduate to Broke

    Graduate to Broke

    “Ain’t it fun / Livin’ in tha real world / Ain’t it good / Being all alone”

  • Conversation No. 42 – Talking with Amanda

    Conversation No. 42 – Talking with Amanda

    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.”

  • We Broke Ya’ll

    We Broke Ya’ll

    Sticks and stones may break my bones, but poverty…

  • 6am in The Bronx

    6am in The Bronx

    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.

  • Long Live You

    Long Live You

    I’ve decided to make this diagram my cell phone lock screen photo for the next 30 days…

  • Don’t Sit There

    Don’t Sit There

    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.

  • Thank You For Being Here

    Thank You For Being Here

    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.

  • Good Clean English Names

    Good Clean English Names

    Don’t leave home without one…

  • ClassofHC Poll: Who Do You Love?

    ClassofHC Poll: Who Do You Love?

    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.