My Fall Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 28-“I’ll Do Anything/I’m Sorry” The best place to begin is to rehash a short essay from my series, #Summer97. It is the reason “I’ll Do Anything/I’m Sorry” was selected by Spotify as part of My Summer Rewind playlist… For the longest time, I thought it was Aaliyah who danced alongside Ginuwine in his music video for “I’ll Do... Continue Reading →

My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 15-“On the Radio” When it comes to in-car music, my daughter and nephew have no idea how great they have it. They have let it be known-as individuals and in concert-they are not particularly fond of my music choices when I am their source of transportation. I’ve heard many-a-gripes about my “annoying 90’s music.” Do I care?... Continue Reading →

Dear Summer

"Dear Summer: I know you gon' miss me." For the last fourteen years I have considered the morning of September eleventh the end of Summer. I was a little more than two months from turning sixteen and literally the world around me changed based on a tragedy in the backyard the Long Island suburb where... Continue Reading →

My Mom, Camp Cathy

Summertime is that season we all look forward to. It means great weather, trips, BBQ's for many and no reason at the same time, and good times to be turned into unforgettable memories. There are many places to travel and visit during this beloved season. But there is no place like New York in the... Continue Reading →

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