Yes…We Know Your Name

Dear You, You and You, One night after our bi-weekly trip to a comedy club the Chipettes were frequenting at the time we decided to go out with the comedians to this deli around the corner (we’ve since enforced rules about this but that’s for another blog). Just as Eleanor and I are approaching the … Continue reading

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Moving

Dear Brooklyn, A little over a year ago I physically moved my home from Sunny California to Sunny-at-times-Brooklyn. I’ve learned there is a physical move that takes place immediately and an emotional move that you want to take place immediately but happens sometime after the physical move actually occurs. Physically, I started packing boxes, deciding … Continue reading

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Hate on Me Hater

Dear Jill Scott, This past week I pulled out Volume 3 album and have been listening to it and hearing it differently for the first time in so many aspects. It’s exactly as you describe it, a very adult album but one of the thing you also says in reference to your song Hate on … Continue reading

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Biking Through Manhattan

Dear Bike Messenger, Bike riding in the City is a fairly normal endeavor. Many New Yorkers get on their bike each day and set out either as couriers, for exercise or as a form of pleasure or transportation. Similar to the way New Yorkers walk and drive there is an art to bike riding. A … Continue reading

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Sunday

Dear Heather Headley, It’s 9:30 in the mornin, I didn’t sleep well again Tossed all night long boy Can’t stand it when we fight like this Here we go again so I have to be gone Can’t deal with the fallout Gunna take a time out I need to take the day off Gunna gather … Continue reading

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Bad Date #328

Dear Bad Date #328, I enjoyed the time we spent with each other every Friday night at the poetry night in Harlem. It never bothered me that you always asked me out because you were always so creative in the way you asked me. You truly had good ideas: a midnight hike to see the … Continue reading

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