Author Archives: wickedtuff

I know what God is

It still happens that when I see the date ‘9/11′ my heart breaks and I feel grief.  Some would label me an ’empath.’  If you’re a Trekkie, (particularly Next Generation) and I tell you I feel others the way Deana … Continue reading

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Because Ansara said

An astrologer told me, back when my daughter was 6 (she’s 27 now), that I would one day write a book that would change the way people see relationships. That hasn’t happened, and I think about it all the time … Continue reading

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I’m best in the morning

I’ve decided to use my blog as a journal.  The odds of anyone picking up my writings seem fairly slim, so I might as well just blab.  I prefer handwriting on paper for this purpose, but I’m somewhere where that … Continue reading

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Nehara is a word for the light that shines from your face when you are happy.”

Struggling with the question of whether to venture up to 191st street to the lady who runs the Mister Softy truck for my cherry-dipped chocolate soft serve cone, I wander out of my apartment, up in the elevator and through … Continue reading

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Relaxed with Pep

Somehow, wiping the sweat off of my iced coffee was really important to me a minute ago.  My energy is really charged today. After work yesterday, on the way to my voice lesson, I just started feeling really strranngggeee.   … Continue reading

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You can’t understand Depression

Robin Williams had success and wealth. He was loved by many, but clearly, he was not understood on the level he needed to be to feel that staying on this plane was tolerable. The fact that the topic is being … Continue reading

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#lysistrataproject

As with most problems in our world, there really are simple answers; people just keep getting in the way. In a recent interview, Stephen Soderberg, the director, mentioned that people who dig in their heels against new ideas with the defense … Continue reading

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I do not like the sight of hipsters in my neighborhood.  It actually causes my lip to curl in a sneer, involuntarily.  Lately, there’ve been more than a few up here in the Heights and I tell you, it’s just … Continue reading

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Dark and Dirty-Is it like that for you, too?

Apparently, I’m not the only one slogging through some pretty deep shit right now. It appears that there’s a lot us coming around to the dark side of their spiral again, and we’re not finding the cushiony, accepting affection that … Continue reading

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Incomplete Journalism, The Fast Food Worker’s Strike and Armchair Economics

It’s really exciting to see that there is coverage of the Fast Food Worker’s strike on CNN.  A public outcry for a living-wage-as-minimum-wage is something I kind-of never expected to see. Unfortunately, I’m not terribly hopeful about the response of … Continue reading

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