Can Dance a Little

Do you feel discouraged? Do you think that your life is a failure? Are you ready to give up? Some people buy motivational books and read motivational quotes when they feel demoralized. I’m glad they can find solace in those books and quotes. I can’t. I’ve always found motivational stuff depressing and unhelpful, but I’ve…

Blade Runner’s Memories

[Spoilers alert: Don’t read this if you’ve never seen Blade Runner but you are planning to] Husband seems to believe that watching the same movie over and over again is fun. He likes how old movies feel familiar–you’ve learned all the lines by hearth and known exactly what to expect. They become part of you,…

Our Irish Fairytale of New York

Yesterday it was St. Patrick day and we fully enjoyed it. In the morning we crossed a white Central Park to go to the St. Patrick’s day parade on 5th avenue. I was impressed by the high number of black and asian Irish parade participants. It was cold and windy, and after 5 hours marching…