Brooklyn, You’re OK

 “I like the island Manhattan Smoke in your pipe and put that in!” – Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story (cut him some slack, there’s not a lot that rhymes with Manhattan, okay?) If you know me at all, you know the disdain I have for Brooklyn.  Not PEOPLE FROM Brooklyn. […]

A Dream Realized

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?” – Langston Hughes, A Dream Deferred “…or does it puff up, like a cheese wonton?” – me. I’ve always had dreams of running away to a big city.  When I got older, I fell[…]