Ian and I are celebrating our birthday today. We have shared our birthday for the last 14 years. It's interesting as I had a resentment about it for about 5 years. I took issue with not having a holiday all to myself...which in retrospect is pretty egotistical and sh****y. So I apologize to Ian for … Continue reading A Birthday Post (and thank you!)
L'Shana Tova, friends. I love new years because that means a fresh start. And since there's many of them within our calendar year, who says we have to wait until the usual January 1st. We can start making changes now like facing...fear. So... I saw the pic on the right on Facebook and nearly choked. … Continue reading Courage! What makes a king out of a slave?
The city is quiet and thoughtful today. Respectful. Reflective. Beneath the buildings, the grit, the bawdiness lies bedrock. Billions of years old. The core of the city and earth. Under the surliness, sass, the crassness lies humility, compassion, allegiance. A dichotomy. A paradox. New York City. My hometown. Me.
A year ago, I had the opportunity to work with an amazing theater company, Manhattan Theatre Source. I directed Elizabeth Irwin's Origin with Joane Cajuste and Nick Radu for their Estrogenius Festival. I had passed their home on 177 MacDougal for about a decade not knowing that they were there. Everything happens for a reason because clearly, I wasn't supposed … Continue reading Join the EstroGenius Evolution!