“The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.” Phillips Brooks Unofficial Christmas Capital When I think of Christmas in the City, I automatically think of New ….
“I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’ ” ~ Robert De Niro Happy Heart I don’t know if I can put into words how happy writing this post even ….
“One dress and yeah I guess I’m a mess, but I won’t rest til I am the Queen of New York! So watch me as I go, cause no one even knows Nobody knows I’m gonna be the Queen of New York” ~ Queen Of New York ~ King Kong Dawg Days for Broadway While I adore summer, it is ….
“But brother, that’s the worst of him. The dog you really got to dread Is the one that howls inside your head. It’s him whose howling drives men mad And a mind to its undoing.” ~ Hadestown Down Under The first time I saw Hadestown was the day after it began previews. It was already garnering buzz, and as a ….
“I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.” ….
“ “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “Doesn’t come from a store….maybe Christmas …perhaps means a little bit more!” ~ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Dyker Heights Two years ago, I gave a shout out to Dyker Heights on this blog, and it is only fitting I give it some more recognition because it is the epitome of Christmas Cheer. I visited Dyker Heights ….
“Only fools argue whether to eat meat or not. They don’t understand truth, nor do they meditate on it. Who can define what is meat and what is plant? Who knows where the sin lies, being a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian?” ~ Guru Nanak Healthy Eats New York could be considered the foodie capital of the world. (sorry Paris) No ….
“Let me tell you what I wish I’d known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control: Who lives Who dies Who tells your story?” ~ Hamilton an American Musical Hamilton Lottery Okay NOT that Lottery, I know America was gripped in the lottery frenzy last week, and while yes winning billions of dollars would be ….
“Harry, there is never a perfect answer in this messy, emotional world. Perfection is beyond the reach of humankind, beyond the reach of magic. In every shining moment of happiness is that drop of poison: the knowledge that pain will come again. Be honest to those you love, show them your pain. To suffer is as human as to breathe.” ….
“Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.” ~ Andrew Greeley Surprising Theme I was intrigued when I found out the theme of this year’s Fashion Exhibit at the Met. And even more shocked when I found out it had the support of the Catholic Church. In fact New York’s Cardinal even spoke at the gala ….