Category: Letter from New York

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – INTO THE WOODS

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – INTO THE WOODS

Disconnecting to Connect   I’d put earplugs in when I went to sleep, because Marcus snores like a chainsaw with a sinus infection, so I didn’t hear Lauren the first three times she screamed...

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – THE FINE ETTIQUETTE OF ROAD TRIPPING

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – THE FINE ETTIQUETTE OF ROAD TRIPPING

Henry’s driving terrified me. I don’t scare easily. But there is something about a battered red semi-trailer barreling down on you at an aggregate speed of a couple hundred kilometers per hour while a...

Jack the Cat & Jim the Meerkat – or a Tale of Two Airports

Jack the Cat & Jim the Meerkat – or a Tale of Two Airports

  Late in the evening of Tuesday, October 25. One JFK Customs area’s many employees is minding their own business—or the US Government’s business—when a howling orange cat descends through the ceiling. This kind...