Stay in Your Lane!

Yako: I heard something interesting the other day. Of course we have all seen the expansion of biking in Brooklyn and across all of New York. Not just blue bikes, but it seems like more and more people are...
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Live Your Passion! Be Yourself!! OY VEY.

“The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton I have no special talents.  I am only passionately curious. ~Albert Einstein I really need to learn to mind my own business. I eavesdrop. I eavesdrop all the...
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Look For The Silver Lining

What can we do to regain a sense of equilibrium in these troubled times? “The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton …a heart full of joy and gladness Will always banish sadness and strife So always look...

The Delusion in Having it All

“The Art of Seeing” by Michael Milton A wise person once said, “The bad news is you can’t have it all.  The good news is that when you know what’s important, you don’t want it all anyway.”...

Fashion Fascista

Yako: With summer approaching and a couple of very nice and warm spring days thus far, people around the neighborhood cease to hide their latest outfits under bulky winter coats and coverings. That means we...

Live and Let Love

This month's Porcelain Ashes column is a sole contribution by Krystal, inspired by a conversation both columnist recently had. Krystal: Let's talk about love. But let me start out by saying that I've...