Category Archives: NYC

Greetings and Salutations!


Apologies for the lapse in writification – first there was the teaching, then the beach, then there was work, then any number of things, really, that kept me from checking in here. Today it’s back to school, where most Real … Continue reading

Posted in Grad school, NYC | Leave a comment

Mid-Hudson Love Story.


Yesterday my boyfriend and I headed up on Metro-North to Beacon, home of Dia: Beacon and my favorite Richard Serra pieces, right alongside the Hudson. It’s also near Bannerman Castle, which is so spooky and haunted-looking I can’t believe I … Continue reading

Posted in NYC | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Slept Significantly Less


This weekend I finally saw Sleep No More with my BFF from back home. We got tickets back in January and our number was finally up. Ordinarily I’m a little unnerved by theater that breaks the fourth wall or tries … Continue reading

Posted in NYC, Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Guest Posting about @PPact at @Feminist4Choice !


Y’all know I trust women, and I’ve written about volunteering for Planned Parenthood before, but this month I wrote an essay about my experiences that’s been published by the awesomesauce blog Feminists For Choice! You can read “26 Bleecker Street” … Continue reading

Posted in feminism, NYC, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A study in contrasts


This week I had the privilege of attending performances of Richard III at BAM, which starred Kevin Spacey and War Horse at Lincoln Center, which emphatically did not. Rather than take the time to thoughtfully review both, by which point … Continue reading

Posted in NYC, Reviews | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

On This Day-Ish….


This week I’m reposting some of my favorite NYC memories because… I miss youse guys, and I suspect not all of you were reading me when I was young and fancy free and ….pretty ridiculous. This was the day I … Continue reading

Posted in NYC, Writing | Leave a comment

The Week And A Half Into Graduate School at an Ivy League University Post!


Class I took to like a duck to water: 20th Century Nonfiction Lecture. What’s that, MKP, you instinctively settled into a class where all you had to do was sit quietly and listen? Hey, it’s a lot more than listening! … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn, Grad school, NYC, Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Two grad school resolutions


I want to go into every single one of the 22 libraries on campus at least once I want to go to every single one of the museums my student ID gets me into for free: American Folk Art Museum … Continue reading

Posted in Grad school, NYC | Leave a comment

What NYC needs is MORE LAWS


From There Ought To Be A Law in the NY Times to Feministe’s worthy addenda… I agree with all of these, though I will observe that there’s plenty of bag-and-feet-on-seats enforcement, or there was at the beginning of the summer. … Continue reading

Posted in mta, NYC | 1 Comment

Why I volunteer for planned parenthood?


I’ve written about my love for PPNYC in this space before, and told you about the evil-eyed woman with the mendacious leaflets and “god will help you raise your baby” promises. The rosary procession where nuns, priests, women, men and … Continue reading

Posted in feminism, NYC | Tagged | Leave a comment