Do you ever trace back the small bits of advice you’ve collected over the years? To remember who and where you were when you first received them?
A subway platform. The Bronx.
I was riding the 1 train with a friend from work.
“So…what’s your secret?” I asked, practically shaking in anticipation, hoping that her answer would unlock some dark … [keep reading...]
Question #1: Do you have a movement practice?
Which is to say: Are you moving? Are you doing something beyond waking and sleeping, and the step-step-step in between? Are you using your body expressively, comprehensively?
If the answer is no, read this.
If the answer is yes, continue to Question #2.
Question #2: Is that movement practice … [keep reading...]
The sun is out.
It's still cold.
"April is the cruelest month..."
But you know what?
At the Union Square Farmers' Market. Bloom.
In the traffic meridian. Bloom.
In the desert. Superbloom. (That's what they're calling it.... A rare convergence of weather and earth made Death Valley burst into bloom this spring. … [keep reading...]