Inside the bubble

Today’s prompt: A contagious disease requires you to be put into quarantine for a whole month (don’t worry, you get well by the time you’re free to go!). How would you spend your time in isolation? A whole month in isolation? I wonder if that’d be...
Your Number One

Your Number One

Today’s prompt: What was the #1 song when you were born? (not sure? you can find out here.) Write about how the song relates (or not!) to your personality.   I was so excited to learn that my number one song was “Flashdance (What a Feeling)” by Irene Cara....

Golden Age

If you had to live forever as either a child, an adolescent, or an adult, which would you choose — and why? A  few weeks ago I had a revelation over dessert with a friend from grad school. As we were chatting and laughing and joking about school, I said...
8 lessons I learned in journalism school

8 lessons I learned in journalism school

In no particular order, here are some gems (deep, trivial and in between)  I’m taking with me from this hellish experience.  Had I known them before I enrolled at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism…I would still do it again. 1. Feed me, Seymour! Free...