Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

Intimacy Part 1: Participating in each other’s pain

What is intimacy? I was in a conversation recently where the topic of sex came up and the person said, essentially, “let’s call sex intimacy.” “Wow,” I thought, “maybe I haven’t really understood intimacy all these years.” Sex is intimate, … Continue reading

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Filling in some gaps: a marathon runner, a cab driver, and zombieland

I arrived in New York City Thursday, November 1. It was 3 days after Hurricane Sandy hit. I am staying near Columbia University (the upper west side) with a friend whose office was damaged and still not inhabitable. Everything in … Continue reading

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Disguises

Last night was Halloween and a myriad of critters showed up at my front door. Superheros, kitties, grim reapers, witches, princesses, and even a couple of teens in jeans. (I guess they were in disguise as teens?) It is always … Continue reading

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