When in New York

“A Heart Lives in New York”

doubtsanddesires

doubtsandesires

doubtsanddesires

doubtsanddesires

doubtsanddesires

doubtsanddesires

March 12 marked six years of me living in New York. And so much has changed since I arrived. I went from “crayons to perfume…”  New York is where  I became a whole person.  Where I became an adult? A MOM, a wife, a writer. That’s what the city does to you. Makes you grow up. But I still wear a pair of my white chuck taylor’s with a dress.  You’ll still hear me rapping with brush in hand to my all time favorite, Renee

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“Writing’s on the Wall”: Brooklyn Graffiti and Street Art

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doubts & desires

Several weekends ago I woke up with an addiction to novelty. I was feeling cooped up, uninspired. And the ‘start a scrapbook’ advice to beat cabin fever, only makes me feel more on edge. Therefore, I went with a little more spontaneity. Well, as spontaneous as a mom can be with a toddler in tow. We headed out to Williamsburg, which is a hip, young, career-oriented, part of Brooklyn. We were the only ones pushing a stroller that day.

A close friend of mine is a street artist. I remember asking him, why did he think it appropriate to use public space this way? “It’s how we communicate, it’s a symbol of unity,” he said.

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