A Product of the Recession

It’s 5:33am and I’m on the Long Island Railroad headed to a new day job. I have been putting off writing about this for six months. I was let go from my high paying job a little over a month into being hired. I was at my desk and was asked to come into the […]

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The Adjustment Process

My second week at my new job is coming to an end. My body is already used to twenty hour days with four hours of rest; however there’s an adjustment period anytime there’s a drastic change to one’s lifestyle. The biggest adjustment in my life is Cydney. I wake up around 5:30 am, pretend I’m […]

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Walking Down Broadway

Yesterday I took the long way home. As opposed to taking a cab or walking to the nearest train station, I walked from Chinatown to Penn Station.  From Delancey and Essex to 34th and 7th Ave.  The walk is a good fifty blocks, and I did it in about forty-five minutes, even with Cydney in […]

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Charity Starts At Home

I room and a microphone. And a family I ain’t seen in months/ And I played this record a million times just hoping that you’d play it once/” Phonte Coleman Phonte was one third of the North Carolina rap group Little Brother.  To those that were super hip-hop heads, Little Brother was a fixture in […]

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Playing Catch Up

Last week was an incredibly long week. While I felt like I was sleeping on a fairly consistent and decent sleep schedule, my body is now feeling the effects of Cydney being sick last week. I have a slight cough, but the fatigue is something serious. I guess all of that holding Cydney took a […]

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