Jan 13

Why New Yorkers annoy me sometimes

Today: 1. I am working out at the gym, on the power rack (which essentially means that the weightlifting bar has safety catches so the bar can’t fall on you). There are four power racks

Nov 1


This year, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to participate in the National Novel Writing Month. It’s a marathon of sorts, where a group of crazies writes 50,000 words in a month.

Oct 16

Feeling Lucky

I’ve been reading this fascinating book about luck lately, and the key thesis is that people aren’t lucky or unlucky. Rather, each group exhibits certain behaviors that increases or decreases their opportunities for positive,

Sep 10

New York Boys

The text messaging went on forever, and I hoped that we could just talk, which is unlike me. When someone who hates phone conversations just wants to get the thing straightened out, then you

Aug 29

Suspended in air

I am on another leg of my third, round trip, transcontinental flight in two weeks. Finally, a rare treat to break the monotony: a small plane powered by dual propellers. The constant flying has

Jun 8

Not converting! But still.

I saw the play Godspell a week or so ago, and I’ll tell you a couple of things about it. First, I did not know it was the story of the Book of Matthew