Snowballs in New York City

IMAG2412Excerpt from My Bad Side: Everything was brittle and cracking. I beat my arms across my body, kicking my legs to get warm, and then lay there, as cold as before, worse, breathing fog. I closed my eyes. It was the same, awful and cold.


I was cold and dark in my head. My cheeks hurt. My breath was stuck. My sleeping bag was twisted and stunk of industrial plastic. I couldn’t move my fingers. I felt for my
heart and couldn’t feel that and then it wasn’t right, half beating and then
too many in a row and then none at all.

New York Snow Storm: Anxiety Rules

There is no doubting that it snowed in the city. IMAG2370IMAG2379IMAG2374But it was just a snow storm, not a blizzard. IMAG2381IMAG2394IMAG2384Many in the city remain on edge about storms – storm alerts, panic buying, empty subways – given the fact that the last one was much worse than most expected.

Store opening - 101 days after Hurricane Sandy

Store re-opening – 101 days after Hurricane Sandy