I've given away a lot of things on the eve of Thanksgiving, (including my virginity) but what I got yesterday was an amazing present. Yesterday, Thanksgiving Eve 2013, I was given something remarkable - a thank you, a sincere and appreciative thank you. Let me tell you the story. A package was delivered to my … Continue reading Thanks were given
Can we take a brief turkey time-out and talk about beef instead? Here's the deal - the boys and I have developed a routine when it comes to meals - Tuesday nights are generally simple, Thursdays seem to have evolved into cleaning out the fridge leftover smorgasbords, Fridays are take-out (or worse) and Saturdays we … Continue reading Where’s the (better) beef?
There's something about a hot shower after a run on a fall night...Stripping off the layers of second skin UnderArmour and stepping into a steamy shower is one of my favorite parts of an evening run. There is really only one thing that beats it, though, a hot bath! Seriously, nothing compels me to get … Continue reading Getting myself into hot water
I wasn't alive when JFK was assassinated, but that fact didn't prevent me from feeling the void he created in the world's conscience. As the child of immigrants, the knowledge I have of my country, and it's history, have come to me from school and the media, rather than directly from my parents. The Kennedy … Continue reading The end of innocence: The assassination of JFK
To the VegFest? Yes, that was me. In case you missed the APB from the nice vegan folks, let me tell you about it. It was a busy day, filled with errands and chores. I had committed to shooting the 2013 Albany VegFest which was being held at the Polish-American Community Center out on Washington … Continue reading Remember that day I wore leather?
Somehow I’ve come to be perceived as the epitome of the gay divorcée. I’m not exactly sure how that happened, but I think this article may provide some insight. You see, I intuitively do many of the things the article suggests. Life isn't always easy or joyful or simple. What I try to remind myself … Continue reading Choosing happiness
Recently, the boys and I had a hankering for Chinese food. We were looking for takeout, which eliminated our usual spot, Emperor's Palace, but I remembered Steve Barnes doing a review a couple of months ago for a spot on Central Avenue. After a quick check on their menu and confirmation that they offered Peking … Continue reading Duck, duck, soup