Tag Archives: frustration

It’s a Most Unusual Play

Well, this week is shaping up to be a good one for the thee-atah. Monday night was excellent fun, because “The Play that Goes Wrong” lives up to its name and then some. It’s an off Broadway show, so good … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Love, Manhattan, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relief in Manhattan

If you’re in Manhattan and you need a bathroom, now you know where it is: on the east side of Madison Square Park, quite close to 23rd Street. As you can see, it’s out of commission right now. That doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in City Center, Humor, Manhattan, New York | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wishes, Hopes, and Dreams

Before I reach the meat of this article, I need to get a few things off my chest, things that might help to explain why I write what I do. Most people who know me think I am incredibly lucky. … Continue reading

Posted in Loneliness, Love, New York, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

One cab ride among many

Tonight with a friend I drove to Brooklyn from Glen Cove, Long Island, where we had a short Transcendental Meditation retreat that gave us a much-needed few hours in the woods near the water, far away from the grind, the … Continue reading

Posted in Loneliness, Love, Manhattan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Vacant apartment

The people in the place across the airspace have gone. I never knew them. I never will.

Posted in City Center, Humor, Loneliness, Manhattan, New York | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listen Up

Talking with friends over supper, one of us suddenly embarked on the topic of relationships—specifically male/female bonds.

Posted in Friends, Humor, Love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In the morning’s fresh darkness

In the morning’s fresh darkness Thoughts of you crept in.

Posted in Friends, Humor, Love, Raleigh | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Round and Round and Round We Go!

Those of you who are following this space know that something’s up, something even higher than the Empire State Building, which I did not visit during my two-month tour of the B-g A—e. 

Posted in Architecture, City Center, Friends, Humor, Iowa, Love, Manhattan, New York, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A New (York) Man.

You know that feeling, feeling like you have to apologize for being alive? For taking up space in their world? For consuming their oxygen? Like you’re not entitled to it even if you’ve worked hard? New York’s a great place … Continue reading

Posted in City Center, Friends, Loneliness, Love, Manhattan, New York, Raleigh, Uncategorized, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do they keep it running?

Here in NY, unlike where I live in Iowa, there are plenty of places to go to in the mornings—and maybe even more at night. I still go to bed early, like an Iowa farm boy.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment