A Thank You Letter to You, My Sweet New York

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Written on May 23, 2019 Hello, New York – my old friend. I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately – how it is inevitable. That is a guarantee of life. And I am someone who mostly enjoys change. Sometimes I seek it out; sometimes it presents [...]

The You I Know – My New York

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Hello, New York, my sweet friend. Today marks 6.5 years together. How quickly it has gone. Sometimes it feels like I’ve only been with you for a few months. But most times it feels like we’ve been lifelong friends: laughing into the night, [...]

Raindrops, Daydreams, and Warm Nostalgia


As I write this, it’s raining, and I can’t help but look out the window to see it every few moments. The rain is comforting – it’s steady. My eyes go in and out of focus on the drops, witnessing their journey as they fall, then letting them [...]

Knowing the Art Within Me

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It’s almost time to ring in a new year. Typically, that means that we reflect on the moments that have become ingrained as memories within us, as we look to the new year with curiosity – wondering what the next 12 months have in store for us. We [...]

Six Dances Around the Sun

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Hello, my sweet New York. A few weeks ago we celebrated our sixth anniversary. Can you believe that? Time certainly moves quickly. Have you felt that, too? Life evolves slowly, yet in the blink of an eye we’ve grown and shifted and changed. [...]

My Weakness Is My Strength

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If you were to ask me what I thought the weak spot was in my personality, I’d say it’s that I feel extremely deeply. If you were to then ask me what my best quality is, I’d say that it’s my ability to feel extremely deeply. *Cue Narrator voice: [...]

I Hear The Silence, And It Sings

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I’m currently sitting on the floor of my apartment, my computer propped on a small table – my furry friend nestled on top of that. The twinkle lights around the doorframe are on – half of them softly illuminating the room, the other half dark [...]

Making Up the Heartbeat of You, NYC

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Hello, New York, my sweet friend. Here’s to another six months together. We just keep moving and dancing and twirling about together, intentionally and aimlessly getting enveloped by this journey. You annoy me, excite me, anger me, delight [...]

Sharing Me

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I had to force it at first. I had to get frustrated and sigh and even stomp around a bit, fists clenched and bottom lip sticking out a smidgen past the upper. That’s not the way I like to spend my time in a studio, but I had to go through [...]

Here’s To Where We Were, Here’s To Who We Are – Happy 5 Years, New York

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Hey there, New York – it’s me, the Tiny Dancer. Do you know what today is? It’s a special one for us. On this day five years ago, I entered your massive universe wide-eyed, jobless, and barely knowing a soul, wondering if any of my dreams with [...]