I was scrambling to get everything together before I caught the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Station. I needed to be in the city by 5:30 pm so I could scoot my butt over to The Iguana by 6:00 pm to rehearse my two songs with Barry Levitt before the doors opened at 7:00 [...]
My sister and I were talking about feeling alone, feeling as if we were Nomads looking for our tribe. We were yearning to have a community of people who felt like home… like the family you always wanted. That flock of white swans who could recognize you weren’t an ugly duckling after all.
A few hours [...]